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Surviving the First Semester: Advice from an OSU Freshman

Written by    Jan 2, 2018

Although August seems to be just yesterday, the reality of the matter is that Autumn semester has come and gone, leaving freshmen such as myself with a lot to look back upon. While I still have 3.5 years to go at The Ohio State University, I want to take a moment to share some of my biggest tips for success as a new freshman.   “Tacky” […]

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Academics, Advice, Campus Life, Student Life

Start of Semester Checklist

Written by    Dec 28, 2017

As the holidays draw to a close and 2018 looms near, the time for OSU students to return to campus for a new semester is nearly upon us. Although it is difficult to return to classes after a long break, it is important to remember all that needs to be done in the early days of the SP18 semester. Here are some helpful “to-do” items […]

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Staying Healthy During Cold and Flu Season

Written by    Nov 15, 2017

Hey there, Buckeyes!  With the most stressful time of the semester coming up, it is important to take a moment to reflect upon your personal health habits.  As cold and flu season begins, taking preventative measures in order to keep yourself feeling healthy and happy is incredibly important. Here are a few tips and suggestions for keeping the illness away during these stressful last few […]

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Get Involved!

Written by    Oct 31, 2017

Hey Buckeyes!  With the semester already more than halfway through, now might be a good time to start thinking about getting involved in the OSU community. For prospective students and freshmen, this is especially important because participating in campus activities early on is a fantastic way to meet new people and make some friends. Here are a few different ways that you can get involved […]

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Campus Life, Student Life, Student orgs, Work

Why Ohio State? Four Reasons to Become a Buckeye!

Written by    Oct 18, 2017

For those readers who are still in high school — particularly those of you in your senior year — this article is for you!  Ever wonder what all the fuss is about OSU?  Ponder why so many people choose to come here every year?  Well here are four reasons why I think you should apply to be a Buckeye this year!   Reason #1: School […]

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Beating the Midterm Stress: 3 Pro Tips

Written by    Sep 29, 2017

With September nearly at its end already and October rapidly approaching, the time for midterm exams, important projects, and other critical assignments to be completed is nearly upon us. While some people may have an easier time than others with managing stress during these difficult periods of the semester, it is inevitable that every student will experience some kind of anxiety during this time. Fear […]

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Top Five Places to Study on Campus

Written by    Sep 22, 2017

Hey there, fellow OSU students!  Do you ever find yourself sitting in your dorm reading a textbook while your neighbor listens to booming rap music?  Or maybe you are stuck with very limited desk space but need lots of room to work on a poster presentation.  With coursework building up and midterm season rapidly approaching, the time that Buckeyes spend studying and doing homework will […]

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Academics, Studying