Month: May 2017
Advice of the Day: Eat Alone
Today I had lunch alone in a public place. This is something that you often see advertised in movies or books or even television commercials, but people rarely actually do it. Instead, we are consumed with the need to not look like a loner or a loser or friendless. This entry is to tell you… Continue reading Advice of the Day: Eat Alone
College is a Cycle
College Cycle: Procrastinate Get mad about procrastinating Suffer from lack of sleep because you are worried about how bad you procrastinated Do the assignment at the last minute Barely turn in the assignment Find out that there is another assignment you should have already been working on And repeat
Quote of the Day
"Take every "L" as a LESSON, not a LOSS"
You don't have assigned seats when you get to college. So what do you do?
The Non Intruder
An Anecdote It was a hot night and our air conditioner was failing, as usual. Ali and I were sitting in our living room with the door open hoping for a breeze when we were distracted by a sound. Curious, we paused and listened again for it. It was a kitten, and she was crying. Mentally I… Continue reading The Non Intruder
Should kids be paid to do chores?
Should you pay your child to do something that they should already be doing? No. Let me tell you why. I understand paying a child for doing something extra, or rewarding them for working hard on something, but I don't think chores should be a part of that list. Learning to be responsible and… Continue reading Should kids be paid to do chores?
My first apartment
I had signed the paperwork to move into my new apartment with my best friend Ali. We planned on sharing a room while the second room was occupied by a single person, Stephanie (you'll hear more about her in other stories) So we were all set! The deposit was paid and the furniture was bought,… Continue reading My first apartment
6 Ways to Make Money in College
Most of us know all too well, the financial struggles of college life. This is a time when students are forced to scrape by on very little. Some of us even work full-time jobs while attending college, just to make ends meet.
But aside from getting a traditional 9 to 5, what else can you do to earn some extra cash? Here are six tips to get you started!
Many skills like writing, graphic designing, and social media management can be done on a freelance basis to make extra cash. Even better, the hours are great because you set them! Most people’s freelance jobs are their hobbies, so it doesn’t really feel like work.
If you have excellent command of the English language, why not offer to proofread or edityour classmates’ work? There is always someone somewhere on campus willing to pay to make sure their paper is error…
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5 Thoughts We’ve all Had of Our Upstairs Neighbors — COLLEGE MATE
What are they doing up there?? via 5 Thoughts We’ve all Had of Our Upstairs Neighbors — COLLEGE MATE
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