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Whether or not you have received hefty scholarships or financial aid, earning extra spending money is always a plus in college. Continue reading
In my 3 years at Loyola so far, I can honestly say that taking advantage of the information and resources available around campus has made me feel like I can be safe in any environment.
You never get your college years back, so below are some suggestions to add to your college bucket list before you graduate. Continue reading
Sure, college is a time of growth and maturity for students of all ages, not just young adults, but sometimes it is completely necessary to bring out your inner child. Continue reading
The college application process can be difficult because it may be your first time compiling all of your achievements and activities into writing and getting others to vouch for your competence in a new setting. Admissions staff members understand this difficulty, so they look at your credentials from numerous aspects. But there are certain things you can do to ensure that you DO NOT get into college:
Let’s be honest, I’m not going to walk to class and accidentally fall into a hole as a result of the construction. Continue reading
“I feel sluggish, cannot concentrate as well in class, and do not accomplish as much in a day. But when I take the time out to care for my body, I feel happier, have more energy, and am more productive with my day.” Continue reading
“While there are very well known resources for students on campus such as free entrance into the Sports Complex or laundry facilities in each Residence Hall, other resources may go unnoticed.” Continue reading
“Maybe you have gotten ideas about what all colleges are like from movies, television, or your friends. No two colleges, however, are the same…” Continue reading
“Panic-stricken I turned to the judges’ surprisingly patient faces and asked for a moment to gather my composure and to restart the piece. They smiled and said of course, that they have been where I was at that moment and to take as much time as I needed.”