Entries by Bessie Mazur

How to enjoy college football game day on campus

I’ll admit it; I’ve never been the biggest football fan. I blame this partly because I’d rather spend my Saturdays and Sundays doing anything but sitting on the couch watching men run up and down a field. However, there is something to be said about the camaraderie that is built when you go to a […]

5 easy ways to increase work ethic and stay motivated

There are many things you’ll need to know for college, and it’s getting increasingly difficult to stay motivated with all of the distractions that life has to offer. If you want to prove to yourself that you can focus your mind and complete your to do list, read on for ways to stay motivated and […]

Top ten myths about college: What you need to know

When I was in college full-time I heard so many cliché myths in the book: “You’ll gain 15 pounds your first year,” “It’s OK to get all Cs,” and “You’re supposed to be stressed out,” blah, blah, blah. You need to know that myths are just that: myths. If you’re going to survive your college […]

Do-it-yourself gift ideas to fit your budget

Let’s face it; you’ve got a lot going on and not a lot of money coming in to pay for it all, right? Weddings, birthdays, graduation parties, Mother’s/Father’s Day, it’s all going to be coming up in the next 3 months and you’re going to need to plan ahead and set a budget to make […]

2016 presidential election: Who will we see on the ballot?

I always tell myself that this will be the year that I really do my research before heading to my polling station to vote in the presidential election. If you’re like me, you wait until the last minute to do any sort of research on the presidential candidates and you head to your voting location […]

College hacks: How to survive group projects

You can hear it in the walls of past students, and smell it lingering in the classroom; group projects are everywhere in college, and we all dread them! They’re not going away any time soon so you might as well suck it up and learn these college hacks on how to survive group projects, because […]

Planning to travel abroad? The strong dollar will get you far this summer

My decision to travel abroad during my junior year of college was the best decision I made regarding my education. Travel was still relatively affordable, and luggage was still free to carry on and check in while flying. A lot has changed since then, but if you’re planning to travel abroad this summer, a strong […]

Top 10 ways you can tell spring is coming

If you haven’t been hibernating all winter, you’ve likely experienced some of the polar vortex, ice storms, freezing rain, record-breaking snow falls, that Mother Nature has thrown our way. And chances are, you’re more than ready for warmer days. Here are the top 10 ways you can tell spring is coming, you know, to keep […]

DIY apartment makeover for college students

I’ve rented enough apartments and flats to know that if it’s not yours to own, you can’t — and don’t want to — put too much money into improving it. But, there are some ways that you can update that space without too much fuss. Read on for some DIY apartment makeover tips that even […]

How to use different social media platforms to build your professional network

I know that it’s hard to believe that social media is good for things besides watching Kanye make a fool of himself at the Grammys…again. However, if you’re interested in learning how to use different social media platforms to build an online presence (one you can be proud of) and grow your professional network, you’ll […]