Monthly Archives: September 2016

Top 5 Ways to Cope With Homesickness

Speaking from personal experience, homesickness is real, especially the first semester of your first year in college. You are adjusting to living on your own in a different place, working on making friends and living a completely new life. Homesickness can really start to eat at you. Here are five ways I combatted homesickness. Hopefully, […]


3 Pros of Online Classes

As students, we have great opportunities for new experiences and freedoms in college. We have the freedom to make our class schedules the way we wish, but many things can conflict such as work, sports and even time for lunch. Therefore, I find the opportunity to take online classes through the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point […]


Volunteer Opportunities

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Volunteering is a great way to boost your resume, build a network and friendships and make a difference. It may not seem like it is worth your time to volunteer, until you are actually doing so. I haven’t volunteered as much as some people, but when I have, it feels great to have made a difference in […]


17 things I would tell my 17-year-old self

I try not to have regrets. Quite honestly, I believe it’s a waste of time to ask “what if,” because there’s nothing you can do to change the past. Are there things I might have done differently? Sure. Can I do anything to change it? No. But, I can share what I wish I’d known […]