Academic Success

  • 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… Read More

  • 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. Read More

  • 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… Read More

  • 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… Read More

  • Grad School Application Timeline: Part 3

    Application Submission Congrats for getting to this stage with all (or most) of your well-done materials! Now it’s the time to submit the applications and begin waiting for interview invitations!… Read More

  • Graduate School Application Timeline: Part 2

    Application Prep Congrats on finally coming up with a list of prospective programs! You may think back and forth every day and it’s totally normal to feel hesitated! If any new information pops up,… Read More

  • Grad School Application Timeline: Part 1

    Start Early. If you are planning to go to graduate school, it’s best to start EARLY—it will give the school plenty of time to complete the administrative procedure and enable the program to… Read More

  • Pros and Cons of Going to Graduate School

    First of all, the pros and cons of getting a graduate degree can be very different depends on majors, career trends of certain professions, budget, locations, and other personal concerns. Here are just some… Read More

  • Should I Go to Grad School?

    You might have heard of “grad school” as a potential option after graduating from college. Before deciding whether to apply to grad school or not, here are three questions you may ask yourself first. Read More

  • Beating Text Anxiety

    The first round of exams for Spring Semester are wrapping up and signs of stress are visible everywhere: long lines at Starbucks, crammed study rooms, bloodshot eyes, and people napping in public spaces! Tests can be stressful: you want to… Read More