Author - Michael

Summer Plans

What I remember most vividly from high school is the sheer excitement of taking three months off from studying over the summer. Thankfully, I’ve found that feeling persists even in college. After dealing with the last...

Inter-Collegiate Transfer

If you’re anything like me, choosing a major was a major hurdle to overcome. With over 150 majors offered here at the University of Illinois, I was overwhelmed with the sheer amount of choices. When I found out that the...

Academic Leave of Absence

Not many students opt to take academic gaps in the middle of their college career. Many don’t even know it’s an option to start with and others view it as something that shouldn’t be done unless it’s absolutely...

Balancing Act

College can be one of those weird experiences where we feel like we’re fully grown and ready to take the final steps into going out into adulthood. However, I quickly found out that wasn’t the case; there are so...