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9 Things To Do Before Your First Class

Written by    May 23, 2017

There are way more than nine things to do before you start your first day of college, but here is a list of my top picks for what you should absolutely do to have the best first day possible!

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Academics, Advice, Author, Campus Life, Classes, Columbus, Home, Personal, School Spirit, Student Life, Why Ohio State?

An RA’s Advice for New Residents

Written by    May 4, 2017

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:

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Academics, Advice, Author, Campus Life, Home, Housing, Student Life, Student orgs, University Housing

Where to Eat (part 1)

Written by    Jan 30, 2017

There are lots of great places to eat on and off campus. Here’s one:

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Advice, Author, Dining, Food, Home, Personal, Personal Events, Relaxation, School Spirit, Why Ohio State?

MLK Day of Service with my Residents

Written by    Jan 19, 2017

This Monday on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, six of my residents and I went to Pay it Forward’s fantastic Day of Service program.

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Activism, Advice, Author, Campus Life, Columbus, Diversity, Events, Home, Personal, Personal Events, Relaxation, School Spirit, Student Life, Student orgs, University Housing

Taking a Break From Classes

Written by    Nov 17, 2016

We’re in the home stretch of the semester, so in order to rest up for these last few weeks I took advantage of the three day weekend and took a trip with my friends to the beautiful Niagara Falls.

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Advice, Author, International, Personal, Personal Events, Recreation, Relaxation, Stress, Student Life, Travel

Quick tips for college

Written by    Jul 25, 2016

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 […]

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Academics, Advice, Classes, finals, midterms, Personal, Stress, Student Life, Studying

Rick’s Cafe

Written by    Jun 29, 2016

I decided to get some practical experience with all this Arabic I’m studying and took an overnight trip to Casablanca.

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Author, Personal, Personal Events, Recreation, Relaxation, Student Life, Study Abroad, Travel

Day trip to Fez, Morocco

Written by    Jun 21, 2016

Studying abroad can be a lot of work, so this weekend I took a break and took a short trip to Fez, Morrocco.

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Advice, Arts, Author, Events, Personal, Personal Events, Recreation, Relaxation, Research, Stress, Stress Relief, Student Life, Study Abroad, Travel, Weather, Why Ohio State?

Night Life in Meknes

Written by    Jun 17, 2016

I’m currently studying Arabic abroad in Morocco, but it’s not all books and homework! In the evenings there are lots of exciting and fun things to do here in Meknes.

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Academics, Advice, Author, Classes, Events, Food, Housing, Personal, Personal Events, Recreation, Relaxation, Stress Relief, Student Life, Study Abroad, Studying, Travel, Why Ohio State?

Meeting the monkeys in Ifrane

Written by    Jun 14, 2016

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 […]

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Academics, Advice, Arts, Author, Classes, Events, Personal, Personal Events, Recreation, Relaxation, Research, School Spirit, Stress, Stress Relief, Student Life, Study Abroad, Travel, Weather, Why Ohio State?