Author - Nisha

Summer in “Chambana”

Hi everyone! I hope everyone finished their semester strong and has a great summer planned. As a student staying in Champaign over the summer, I have noticed that Campustown becomes a little empty and fairly quiet...

Campus Resources 101

Hello everyone! I hope everyone is having a great semester! As this semester comes to an end, it might be a good time to reiterate all of the amazing resources that are available to students on campus. These resources...

Roomie Questionaire

As high school seniors are starting to narrow down their options for college, I thought this would be a good time to write about finding a compatible roommate. I’ve listed some questions below that might help...

Why Returning to Chambana Is Amazing…

Going home for break is extremely exciting. After focusing on academics for four months straight, it’s nice to wind down and drink some hot cocoa while watching Christmas movies and snuggling with your siblings on the...

Benefits of a Paper Planner

Hi guys! I’m sorry I’ve been so MIA lately…Midterms are something new for me since I’m a freshman so I’ve been dedicating a lot of my time toward studying. This post will be shorter than normal, but I hope it’s still a...

Finding “Your” Place…

Applying to college is one of the most stressful experiences I have had to go through. Another stress-ridden experience I’ve had to go through was trying to decide where I was going to spend the next four years of my...

Tips for your College Visits

Ahhh, campus visits…I remember the thrills and fears of picking a place to spend the next four years of my life. I was timid and shy, but also completely fascinated and excited. Now, as a college student, I have a...

5 Tips for Fellow First-Gen Students

Starting college is always a transition we say we’re ready for … but really aren’t. When you’re a first-generation college student, this transition is made a little more difficult. Without our...

Prospective Students 101

College: The word that holds a myriad of different emotions. It harbors so much excitement for the future, yet (in this moment) all it does is stress you out. Having just gone through the process myself, here are a few...

Move-in Advice

It’s officially the week of move-in! Move-in went fairly smooth for me, so here are a few tips that helped me while I was preparing for my move, and will hopefully help you transition smoothly as well! Storage bins are...