Self-Care 101 For The Involved Temple Student

It is difficult to manage a healthy mindset as a student in the midst of balancing multiple courses, different clubs, a part time job, an internship, and a social life. Whether you identify as this person, or know of several others who swear by the “I’ll sleep when I’m dead” kind of lifestyle, then this … Continue reading Self-Care 101 For The Involved Temple Student

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How to Survive the Weeks Leading up to Final Exams

Everyone knows how terrifying finals week is. The pressure of approaching exams, projects and deadlines is enough to send even a sane person into a downward spiral. Most students fail to take advantage of the weeks right before finals. Utilizing this time can be crucial to create less stress during finals week. It is important … Continue reading How to Survive the Weeks Leading up to Final Exams

SEPTA 101 – Tips to Survive the Philadelphia Public Transportation System

For many people, taking public transportation can be stressful and scary. It is normal to worry about missing your stop and purchasing a ticket. After taking the train to and from Philadelphia every day, I consider myself a SEPTA professional. When I first started commuting to and from Temple University, I was nervous and did … Continue reading SEPTA 101 – Tips to Survive the Philadelphia Public Transportation System

How to “adult”

The term “adulting” has recently become very popular among college students in the recent years. The questions that college students, including myself, continuously ask themselves on a daily basis are: “How does one adult?” and “Am I doing it right?” The word “adult” alone gives me goosebumps. I have thought a lot about the possible … Continue reading How to “adult”

Tips to Beat the Back-to-School Blues

The semester is in full swing and the summer season will be coming to a close this week. The weeks are no longer sylly and breakout rooms in the TECH Center are already booked through finals. Even though we are entering week four of classes, you might still be struggling to get back into an … Continue reading Tips to Beat the Back-to-School Blues

Four Easy Ways to Step Up Your “Adult” Game

Yes, you're in college and you certainly don’t have to have adulting mastered yet, but it doesn’t hurt to get a head start. College is a great time to take a hard look at your life and evaluate what you need to work on to feel more balanced. These little tips can help you start … Continue reading Four Easy Ways to Step Up Your “Adult” Game

Staying Sane During the Second Half of the Semester

Eights weeks down, nine more to go. We survived the first half of the semester, so how will we make it through the rest? It's definitely getting to that point in the semester where you can feel the motivation declining, but the work is showing no sign of stopping. Follow these five tips and tricks … Continue reading Staying Sane During the Second Half of the Semester

Planning Ahead: Why Having a Planner is Essential

Throughout middle school and high school, everyone in my school was given an agenda book. My agenda book always managed to find itself nestled at the bottom of a dirty laundry pile, underneath my bed or shoved in the back of a drawer, until eventually it was lost for good. Fittingly, I occasionally forgot homework … Continue reading Planning Ahead: Why Having a Planner is Essential

Learning from Your Mistakes and Finding Your Niche

When I started college, I thought I had everything figured out. I was confident in my choice of major, had an idea of a career path and really enjoyed my classes. Fast forward about two and a half years later and I realized that I was wrong. In the United States, more than 50% of … Continue reading Learning from Your Mistakes and Finding Your Niche

How To Survive Your Senior Year of College

If you're graduating college this year (and you're anything like me) then you're probably feeling scared, nervous, and excited all at once. Personally, I can't remember a time that I wasn't a student. I have been a student for the past sixteen years of my life. The future is blurry. Imagining a life without being in … Continue reading How To Survive Your Senior Year of College