Entries by Lorraine Savage

6 Spring Break Tips For Stress-Free International Travel

Some adventurous college students decide to travel international for spring break destinations for a memorable experience. You’ll learn about other cultures, eat exotic foods, and see beautiful scenery. But traveling to another country can be a source of stress if not approached with careful planning and realistic expectations. Here are some tips for safety and […]

7 Study Tips To Help You Ace Your Midterm Exams

I don’t know about you, but I always seem to psych myself out while preparing for midterm exams. And I assume I’m not the only person who stresses out about how to study before midterm exams. Here are some effective study tips to help you ace your midterms.

6 Valentine’s Day Ideas For College Students

“Wuv, twue wuv!” So says the Impressive Clergyman in the cult favorite film The Princess Bride. Spending Valentine’s Day at college can be an exciting time. Whether you’re single, in a relationship, or have a crush on someone, there is so much to do and many ways you can celebrate the holiday on college campus, […]

7 Tips to Stay Healthy on College Campus

College can be stressful, so that’s even more reason to follow some college tips for good health and nutrition on college campus. I know stress eating can be tempting, but trust me, these health tips will leave you feeling better about yourself and about college life.

How high school Senioritis affects GPA and college admission

“Senioritis” is an affliction that hits high school seniors during their second semester. They assume that since colleges have already accepted or rejected them in the spring, the colleges won’t know or care what grades they got in their second semester of senior year. However, college admissions do want their entire high school transcript, and […]

5 ways second semester freshman year is better

You’ve survived your first semester of college as a freshman and even came back for the second semester! You’ve learned some valuable survival techniques to navigate your academics and dorm life. But everyone says that the spring semester of freshman year is so much better than the first. Here are some college tips for making […]

6 New Year’s resolution ideas for college students

Like other people this time of year, college students are making their New Year’s resolutions for improving college life and academics and for setting goals for the New Year. Here’s are DIY suggestions for making changes for a new year.

Travel alerts hinder study abroad and international studies

Students interested in travel abroad programs, international studies and homestay trips will want to check with their colleges first. Many colleges and universities are taking the advice of the U.S. State Department’s travel alerts. They are suspending or scaling back study abroad and international programs in countries with unrest, especially in the Middle East, in […]

6 tips to reduce stress for college freshmen

For college freshmen, this time of year can be full of stress, loneliness and overwhelming feelings. You have to deal with classes, homework, social interactions, new living conditions, roommates and new independence. Too much stress and you can lose interest in schoolwork, become emotionally upset and even feel physically ill. Here are some tips to […]

4 tips on writing a college application essay

Prospective college students dread the essay portion of college admissions. But it’s important to show colleges what kind of person you are and what’s important to you. If your essay is exceptional, it will help you stand out from all the other applicants. Here are some tips on how to write your college application essay.