Three Ways to Reduce the Stress of Classes

“Without struggle, there is no progress.”-Unknown We’ve all been there. The one class that you just can’t seem to understand. No matter how much you study for the class, the best grade you might get is a C. Any math class I took, I struggled. It wasn’t that I wasn’t paying attention or didn’t understand … Continue reading Three Ways to Reduce the Stress of Classes

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How I Spent my SECOND Month of College at USC

I had another great month and I can't believe I am having all of these one-of-a-kind experiences here on campus and in Los Angeles. I can't wait to look back at the end of freshman year and see all that I have done. I hope these posts give you a sense of what life is … Continue reading How I Spent my SECOND Month of College at USC

How to Ask for Help When You Are Struggling in School

Option for who/where to ask for help when you are struggling with a certain topic, situation, or class. “You can do anything but not everything” -David Allen Asking for help can be hard for many reasons. We are admitting that we aren’t perfect and for some who always understood everything in school, asking for help … Continue reading How to Ask for Help When You Are Struggling in School

Fresh Place, Fresh Start!: Tips for Studying Abroad Freshman Year

Why wait to study abroad? Here are 10 reasons not to! When you start applying to colleges, you are most likely not thinking about studying abroad right away. Perhaps you have thought about studying in another country at some point in your college career, maybe during your sophomore or junior year. However, you are probably … Continue reading Fresh Place, Fresh Start!: Tips for Studying Abroad Freshman Year

The Truth About the First Day of College

How that first day makes you realize how big everything truly is. Well it’s happened, summer came and summer has gone. You’ve partied, traveled, and most importantly, slept. Now comes the real world, college. I just started my freshman year at the University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras Campus. This university is very prestigious in … Continue reading The Truth About the First Day of College

How I Spent My First Month of College at USC 

1. Moving in and decorating my side of the dorm room I really wanted to make my dorm as comfortable and reflective of my personality as possible so I went all out on my decorations. Watch my College Dorm Haul here and Move In Day Vlog here. 2. Participating in Welcome Week activities After moving … Continue reading How I Spent My First Month of College at USC 

6 Clever Apps That Make Being An International Student Easier

As an international student, transitioning into college or university can be stressful—and that's without the change of climate, culture shock, or language barrier—so here are six savvy hacks to make your international studies easy-breezy! 1.Becoming a money-saving master: Trying to scrounge up a few extra dollars for the next lunch of Raman noodles is the … Continue reading 6 Clever Apps That Make Being An International Student Easier