Home    Category: Author

I Have a Major (!)

Written by    Nov 2, 2017

Big news, guys. Very big. Things are happening. Things are coming together. As you can probably see from the title of this post, the big news is that I HAVE DECLARED A (PRE) MAJOR! I know that people change their majors every day, but this is kind of a huge turning point for me as a thus-far undecided student. I have to say, though, without […]

Read more

Author

Surviving Orientation (and maybe, possibly, liking it?) TIP #2

Written by    Nov 2, 2017

Last time, I talked about the importance of getting to know your peer leader and I detailed a little about how you can use them as a resource throughout your first year at Ohio State. While peer leaders will be able to connect you to many opportunities, they might not be able to make friends for you, leading us to our second tip—   Tip […]

Read more

Author

The Perks of Attending a Big University

Written by    Nov 2, 2017

Lots of high school seniors are afraid to commit to a large college, fearing that their classes will be impersonal or that they won’t be able to make friends. The truth is, I have lots of small classes at OSU, even as a freshman. I’ve met so many amazing people, and there are loads of benefits of being a student at a big school, such […]

Read more

Advice, Author, Columbus, Dining, Recreation

Balancing an On-Campus Job with School

Written by    Oct 31, 2017

A large aspect of your college experience can include maintaining an on-campus job along with your extracurriculars and academic commitments. As a second year at Ohio State, I am working as an office assistant (OA) in a residence hall, and I have gathered a few tips on how to balance commitments while working part-time as a full-time students. When I was in high school, I […]

Read more

Author, On-campus work, Student Life, Work

Campus Flicks

Written by    Oct 31, 2017

I stole my friend’s camera because I’m that kind of friend. I’ve always wanted to capture my favorite spots at Ohio State so I went around and took pictures on a warm Sunday evening. Here are my favorites:

Read more

Arts, Author, Personal, Recreation, Relaxation, School Spirit

Be Careful Not to Overstudy

Written by    Oct 31, 2017

We’ve all felt unprepared for a test at one point or another in our academic careers. It’s an awful feeling. You didn’t quite put in the time you needed to learn the material and now you have a test in front of you that might as well be in another language. To compensate, often times we feel we need to study too much. From my […]

Read more

Author

Community

Written by    Oct 31, 2017

One of my biggest fears coming into college was struggling to find the right community. This has got to be one of the toughest challenges for anyone. It’s difficult is because it requires time and patience and effort. It doesn’t happen overnight. Sometimes finding your niche and your people can take months or even years. One of the things I love most about Ohio State […]

Read more

Author

Your Midterm Survival Guide

Written by    Oct 25, 2017

Midterms aren’t fun. While some midterms will be more difficult and stressful than others, there are three important and practical tips for conquering any exam that I’ve learned since beginning my courses at Ohio State: 1. Find Where You Study Best For some people, it’s at the desk in the dorm. However, I personally don’t focus very well in my dorm. While the weather was […]

Read more

Academics, Author, Classes, midterms, Studying

A Game of Carrom

Written by    Oct 25, 2017

So last weekend I spent my Sunday night at OSU’s own Hindi Club Game Night, rather than continuing to do homework (like any sensible person). And it was indeed worth it, for we all had a lot of fun. And I also learned a couple new games! Go-Fish (No, I had never played Go-Fish before) The highlight of the night, of course, was the Carrom […]

Read more

Author, Recreation, Student orgs

Crutches on Campus? Make Your Life Easier!!

Written by    Oct 25, 2017

Are you recently injured or post surgery wobbling around campus with a boot or crutches? I recently completed my second marathon in Columbus and found my-self with a foot injury that made walking long distances a real pain. Even worse, my good friend Rachel managed to obtain and stress fracture in her foot and is wearing a boot for the next couple of weeks. Here […]

Read more

Author