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Eight Supposedly Cool Things I’ll Never Try Again

Eight Supposedly Cool Things I’ll Never Try Again

You’d think we would have been over it by the time we got there. My university orientation class was already so intellectually, academically, athletically and artistically accomplished. We had friends we ...

Katy McGuire
Published June 5, 2007
Cope with Roommate Frustration: A Student Story

Cope with Roommate Frustration: A Student Story

Ali is finishing her freshman year at a large state university in the Midwest. The envelope with my roommate assignment arrived before my high school graduation and suddenly, college was a ...

By Ali Werd
Published June 5, 2007
Toughing Out Really  Difficult Classes

Toughing Out Really Difficult Classes

The good and bad things of life lie on a spectrum. At the top: scoring the winning goal in a hockey game, baking a perfect soufflé, giving someone a gift they’ve ...

By Molly Seltzer
Published June 5, 2007
The People You Meet: Community and the Community College

The People You Meet: Community and the Community College

The back-to-school jitters kicked in just as I climbed into the elevator. Trying to appear calm and self-assured, I surveyed the swarm of younger faces around me. I made my way ...

Published June 5, 2007
Summertime ... and the Learning is Easy

Summertime ... and the Learning is Easy

The cherry blossoms are starting to fade and fall to the ground, reminding me that spring semester is nearly over. Summer break looms like a child’s birthday balloon buoyantly hovering above ...

Published June 5, 2007
Juggling 101

Juggling 101

The baby needs to be fed and my toddler just smeared chocolate chips all over the couch. My daughters and their friends run through the house leaving a trail of clutter ...

Published June 5, 2007
The Beginning of Senior Year: A Farewell to the Fledgling

The Beginning of Senior Year: A Farewell to the Fledgling

On my first day of school, I feel a tingling in my fingers as I search through my closet for my black dress. I usually wear this gloomy-colored attire to funerals, ...

Published June 5, 2007
Writer's Studio Presents...Me?

Writer's Studio Presents...Me?

Trying not to outwardly tremble, I briefly looked up from my manuscript to adjust the microphone and smile at the small group gathered to hear me read from my recently published ...

By Lisa Hardman
Published June 5, 2007
Freshman Blog - The first week of college

Freshman Blog - The first week of college

The first week of college College isn't so bad. Actually, it's pretty awesome. I've been here for about a week. I honestly thought I would miss home like crazy and cry ...

By Angela Jimeno
Published June 5, 2007
Freshman Blog - Transition to College

Freshman Blog - Transition to College

So this is the end of one journey. It feels like everything in my life has closed its doors lately. The weird thing is usually one door closes and another one ...

By Angela Jimeno
Published June 5, 2007
Saying Our Goodbyes

Saying Our Goodbyes

By the time this blog posts, I will officially be a college graduate! The event I've been talking about forever will have finally happened -- and it's starting to hit me. ...

Published June 5, 2007
Get Your Groove Back After Break

Get Your Groove Back After Break

Welcome back and Happy New Year! I hope you had a great holiday and a relaxing break, and that if you returned home, my advice from the previous post was useful. ...

Published June 5, 2007
9 Ways to Prepare for Finals

9 Ways to Prepare for Finals

You totally don’t want to think about it right now, but finals are just around the corner. That means you can add studying for them to your already vast to-do list. ...

By Alexandra Mayzler
Published June 5, 2007
Persistence Pays Off

Persistence Pays Off

Persistence requires patience but also ends in success.

By Molly Seltzer
Published April 23, 2007
Moving to New York!

Moving to New York!

Graduating from college and moving to the big city.

By Ariana Finlayson
Published April 23, 2007
Homework: A Family Affair

Homework: A Family Affair

Parents in school bond with children over homework.

By Lisa Hardman
Published March 23, 2007
Can Positive Thinking Get You Into Grad School?

Can Positive Thinking Get You Into Grad School?

The Law of Attraction says that the thoughts you think call similar thoughts to you.

By Molly Seltzer
Published March 11, 2007
Looking Back, Looking Forward: Reflections on Going Back to School

Looking Back, Looking Forward: Reflections on Going Back to School

A returning student reflects back on her decision to go back to school.

By Lisa Hardman
Published January 23, 2007