For lots of freshmen, moving on campus is their first time living on their own. It may be a little intimidating, but it will also be a lot of fun! Here is my professional advice to be a successful resident your first semester:
The fall semester is starting back up in about a month, so start reading all the advice blogs. These are my quick tips for a successful study season. Go to class When a professor says attendance is “optional” what they really mean is “please don’t come to class and watch Netflix.” Go to office hours Yep those exist, not that you can tell from how […]
This weekend a few friends and I took a taxi to Ifrane, Morocco in the Atlas Mountains to see an 800-year-old tree and meet some monkeys. My photography skills leave much to be desired, so if you want to see really beautiful pictures of Ifrane, you can find some here. The one-hour cab ride only cost about $3 each way to get up to Ifrane, and the […]
I love the outdoors -- my favorite things are camping and/or hiking, but staying inside eating ice cream and binge-watching Netflix comes in at a close second. I enjoy all types of music, with my go-to playlists including everything from classical to country to rap music. My pastimes include breaking grammar rules, singing along to the radio, and frequently “testing gravity” (aka tripping over my own feet).I am always looking for new skills to learn, particularly those that I can find no productive use for.