Academic Success

How To Make The Most Of Your Break

Thanksgiving break, it’s what every student is looking forward to in the month of November. But how do students avoid the common problem of coming back to school and being completely unprepared for final exams, coming home for the holidays,…

Want Financial Aid? File your FAFSA!

It’s that time of year, students. As the midterm season ends, it is time to start focusing on finance, specifically financial aid. Every year, the Free Application for Financial Student Aid (FAFSA) awards thousands of dollars to students…

Recovering from a Bad Exam

The first round of exams has passed and some of you may even have already started studying for the second round of exams. Whether it was your first college exam or your hundredth, you probably have realized,…

Discovering Columbia: Best Study Spots!

Welcome to the new Discovering Columbia recurring blog! In this series, we will take a look at different aspects of both Columbia and Mizzou’s campus that stand out as good spots for different activities! In this first…

Taking an Online Class over the Summer

In a recent blog, we discussed the importance of students maximizing their summers through different avenues such as part-time jobs, internships, and taking classes. Today, we will focus on students taking summer classes. Summer is the perfect time to either…

Resolutions for a New, Productive Year!

Happy 2019 Tigers! After each New Year’s holiday most people take time to do some reflection and make some resolutions to improve or enhance their lives. Study.com put together a helpful list of six items for college students to try out…

Managing Stress

Having trouble with stress? Listen to Kelly McGonigal talk about making stress your ally and using it to your advantage. Stress can have negative effects, but it can also energize you to take action and get things done. During stressful…

Don’t Stress, You Can Pass Your Test!

What’s the first word that comes to your mind when you hear “exam”? Stress? Study? Pass? For me, it’s all of the above. To be completely honest, I didn’t really get the true experience of exam week my freshman year.

Academic Self Assessment

For most of you, it is likely that you have gone through your first round of exams this year. Congratulations, you made it! Although you may not feel great, a great practice to get into is self-reflection. Prepare yourself for…

First Week Jitters: Sophomore Edition

As a first-year college student, you could say there were a variety of emotions going through my head. I was nervous about classes, excited about getting involved and making new friends, stressing over purchasing textbooks and financial aid, but all…