Author - Taylor

Choosing Courses to Help You Be Successful

Several college students are currently faced with the task of choosing courses for the next semester or trimester, depending on their schedule. While picking courses sounds like a simple and even mundane task, it is...

How I Began Eating Breakfast

For the majority of my time in college, I haven’t done a great job of eating breakfast. Now, I know—I know—breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But I just always found myself rushing getting ready to go to...

How To Handle Burnout

Burnout is a very real experience that several people go through during their time as a student as well as in the workforce. I myself have experienced burnout during my time in college, and it is an experience that left...

Fostering Change on Campus

The great thing about student organizations in college is that if you can’t find one you like, you can just create your own. The process is fairly simple as well. My experience with wanting to start my own student...

Holiday Shopping On A College Student Budget

I’ve always been a lover of the holiday season. Something about the festivities that go on from November through January, giving gifts and spending time with my friends and family has always brought me a lot of joy. I’m...

What Not To Do During Finals

It’s finals season, which means that students are generally feeling a lot more stressed, overwhelmed and tired than usual during this last push of the semester. While finals time is a stressful part of the semester, I...

Being Natural In College

The task of being natural is daunting enough as it is. It’s a lot of time, effort, dedication, andddd money. The effort, time commitment, and expenses that come along with being natural anywhere are already a challenge...

My Experience Getting Involved in My Departments

Two of my most rewarding jobs at the University of Illinois are my positions as the Social Media Intern for the History Department and as the Student Public Outreach Employee for the Gender and Women Studies (GWS)...

Mentorship In College: All That It Can Offer You

College can be and is full of exciting new experiences and opportunities to grow not only as a student, but just as importantly, as a person. Television shows and movies always showcase images of college students...