Author - Kripa

How to Ace an Interview

My last post was about how to ace a college exam, so I thought I’d follow it up with my take on “how to ace an interview.” Four years later, I am now a senior at Illinois, and I am so excited to be graduating soon...

How to Ace a College Exam

As another round of midterms roll around, my study habits and grind are on full mode. Over the past few years, I’ve developed different studying skills and habits that have allowed me to perform well on my college exams...

Study Playlists

As midterms roll around, I start my study sessions with a good playlist. In this post, I’ll share some of my favorite study playlists and where I like to crank out those long study sessions.  1. Lo-fi Hip-Hop Beats...

Residence Options

A big thing I was looking forward to in college was living on my own and having my own place to call my “home” for the next four years of my life.  Prior to coming to college, I wish I knew more about my living options...

Summer Recap

What’s up guys! It’s been a while since I’ve last blogged, but I’m back for another semester of fun and informational posts for you all.  I thought I’d start my first post of the semester with a recap of my summer...

Summertime in Champaign

Summer break on campus means a lot of free time to explore and try out different things. The following are a few things to check out around the Champaign-Urbana area. Curtis Orchard & Pumpkin Patch Shop for...

A College Summer “Break”

Summer break can be a few months of relaxation and full of traveling, but college can bring other opportunities into your life! This summer I will be spending my summer in Champaign, doing a lot of different things. I...

Mental Health in College

While college is some of the best four years of people’s lives, it can also be one of the most stressful periods as well. Before you enter college, I want to share a few tips on how you can maintain and improve your...

Graduation Lookbook

As our seniors start counting down the days until graduation, the first question people bring up is: What are your plans after college? Below are some of the responses you might hear! 1. Job A large percent of our...

Illinois’ Winter Session

It’s finally winter break for us here at Illinois! While these few weeks are a time of rest and recovery for a lot of students, a handful like to take advantage of this time off to take an extra class, study abroad, or...

Gobble, gobble!

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving with friends and family! This is one of my favorite holidays because of all the good food that everyone gets to eat. And speaking of food, I thought it would be appropriate...

Surviving Midterms

I’ve been MIA these past few weeks due to a second round of midterm exams—I apologize for that! But I am back, better than ever! My midterms these past few weeks were definitely stressful, to say the least, but I want...