In college, you will meet dynamic, positive people who may inspire you to do better and push yourself more. But there are those that continue to drag you down and wear you out with their negativity. How do you deal with those? College is an enriching experience, but toxic people or those with negative thoughts […]
Surviving College: Tips, Tricks and Advice For Students
Often lost between all the excitement and pride that comes with sending a student off to college is a more important issue – college survival! It’s no secret that while many students go off to HBCU campuses in the fall, many others will not see their academic journey through to graduation. What makes the difference when it comes to surviving college?
Check out stories on surviving college – from how to have a successful freshman year to how to make it as a first generation college student. We examine why students drop out of college and even offer tips on keeping your finances intact through college. Surviving college isn’t impossible. Read and share articles to make the journey a smooth one.
A study group can help you tremendously when you’re neck-deep in your studies and you want a sounding board for the things in your course outline that you still don’t understand. Your professors may provide the best insights but they may be unavailable or too busy to accommodate your questions. Your classmates may have something […]
College represents the real world, where distractions come in fancy packages called socials and the time you’re supposed to devote to work or study is eaten up by recreational activities. But so many college students manage to strike a good balance between partying and fun. On top of all that, they have enough time for […]
Many students consider personal finance management during college a rite of passage to adulthood, and for good reason. Managing your money can be a challenge, especially if you’re off to college and you have ultimate rule over your allowance. You will have to control your spending, do the budgeting and plan the expenses for the […]
Having trouble sleeping through the night? That’s very common for college students, especially with the crazy busy schedules they have. But sleeping consistently throughout the night is important. Getting a good night’s rest may help you function during the day, reduce stress levels, have an overall positive impact on your health, and help you concentrate […]
College is that time between adulthood and adolescence when your idealism is at its peak and you’re still relatively un-jaded about the realities of life. But even in college, burnouts due to stress could happen. When the novelty of being a freshman wears off and you’ve developed a daily routine, the days leading to summer […]
Over the past few weeks we have provided a lot of advice to incoming college freshmen. Our goal is to help these students prepare for college life, and make their transition as smooth as possible. We’re not the only ones trying to help out. We thought you might appreciate hearing directly from HBCU students themselves. […]
The London Olympic Games have just ended, and people everywhere, sports enthusiasts or not, couldn’t help but get caught up in the Olympic spirit. There’s something about watching competition unfold and athletes realize their dreams that is so fun to watch. Have you ever thought about the Olympic Games in relation to your education? It […]