There’s Nothing Wrong With Selfishness

  Selfish (adjective): (of a person, action, or motive) lacking consideration for others; concerned chiefly with one’s own personal profit or pleasure.   Selfishness has always had a negative connotation. When someone is being selfish, they have no concern for anyone but themself. We are always told to think about everyone else’s feelings because we [...]

No Shame in Transferring

In August of 2014, I started school as a freshman at Towson University in Maryland. I had the best first year. I had two of my best friends from home with me, amazing friends that were in my dorm hall, and I loved my classes. I was reluctant to leave for summer. I was excited to go [...]

How I Found Myself at a Large University

 This time last year, I never would have expected to be at the University of Georgia. The  school has over 30,000 students, a large Greek life, and a serious football team. I never saw myself as fitting in at a school like this. However, I decided to attend the University of Georgia primarily for financial [...]

Packed Schedule? No Need to Worry!

As we get older and move into our college years, our lives seem to get more complicated. There’s no more mom or dad constantly reminding us to get our homework finished before extracurriculars or to eat in between practices, rehearsals, meetings and games.   We are told to get involved in college by joining clubs, [...]

Your Grades Aren’t You

 Do you consider the students with the highest grades to be the smartest in the class? Have you ever thought that they’d be so much more successful than you and everyone else with lower grades than them? Have you ever shown someone a poor grade that you got, and they made you feel unintelligent? A [...]

College Safety: Sexual Assault Awareness

Going away to college can be one of the most enriching and positive experiences in one’s life; you are exposed to a new environment, new friends, and new experiences. These 4+ years can contribute so much to one’s growth, and have a positive impact on one’s personal development, but unfortunately, it can also come with [...]

Lessons Learned from My Greek Life Experience

When I was going away to college, I never gave much thought to getting involved on campus. That wasn’t my main concern. When a bunch of girls in my hall decided to rush sororities during the second semester, I thought about it too. I rushed my freshman year and ended up dropping out. The experience [...]

Being Confident in Your Four Year Fit

The college process is a huge step in a young adult’s life. There is uncertainty about career paths, where you want to live or commute to for the next four years and how to fit into the university community. With over 2,400 four year institutions in the United States alone, there are endless options for [...]

5 Tips on Dressing for Success on Interviews

As a college student, one of the most important parts of your college career is getting an internship. It will prepare you for post-grad life and tell you exactly what you are interested in. They’re a chance for you to try all different fields in relation to what you’re studying. After you apply to the [...]

A Letter to My Mom

Dear Mom, Mother’s Day is coming up and I can’t help but to think about how much I love you, not only on that day, but also on every other day of the year. Your selflessness has never failed to get me through anything and everything and, for that, I can’t thank you enough. Thank [...]