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From College

From College
I had to post this hilarious list from you don’t learn these things in class Quarters are like gold.Flip-flops become as important as soap, and shampoo. Asleep by 2:30 AM is an early night. New additions to the food groups: Mountain Dew, Doritos, Ben & Jerry’s, Ho-Hos and Oreos. Make sure your alarm clock has back-up batteries. Duct tape heals all wounds. Showers become less important. Sleep becomes more important. 10 minutes is more than enough time to get ready for your first class. Going to the mailbox was never an ego-booster (or ego-breaker) before. You begin to nap again. The book your professor wrote is always required for his class. E-mail becomes your second language. Frat parties are exactly like they are in the movies. Ten-page papers used to sound impossible, now they’re a Godsend. You never realized so many people are smarter than you. You never realized so many people are dumber than you. Professors are like celebrities: you see them, but they never see you.

Learning Handouts Skip navigation links ugs : life and learning in sync Sanger Learning Center is UT Austin’s main resource for academic support. Each year, we help more than 20,000 students achieve their academic potential. We are open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. 50 Tips for College Students I did the "extended tour" of college. From about 1991-2002. I did get 4 degrees, so at least I have an excuse. :) I've also been an adjunct professor, so I've also been at the other side of the classroom. The Non-Believer’s Guide to Easy Organization « In Limbo [This article is the first in my Back to School Series] So your days of summer laziness are numbered. In a week or so, your precious freedom will be no more, and you’ll be thrown back into the cruel world of early mornings, late nights, and more assignments than you can count on both hands.

Back To School 2012: Five Gadgets To Keep You Sane In Your New Dorm Room What? It’s August already? That means (for better or worse) that hordes of freshly minted college students will soon be starting the next chapter of their lives and moving into dull, cramped dorm rooms in the process. Oh, that description applies to you? Well, congratulations — you’re in for a treat! Before you go too nuts trying to decide which of your possessions will make that trip with you though, take a gander at this short list of gadgets that should help make the time spent cooped up in your new room just a little more pleasant.

21 Brilliant Productivity Tools Every College Student Musy Use If you ask a college student about productivity, he won't have much to say. And you really can't blame him. He leads a dynamic life where academics and fun go hand in hand, with the latter becoming a more important activity most of the times. However, with the advent of internet and web 2.0, a college student now has access to so many amazing tools that he could finish up his work as well as enjoy life to the fullest without the guilt.

7 Sections Of A Perfect Student Resume Many times throughout college, you will need to be able to share your accomplishments. During the college application process, your past experience should form the basis for your essay and will certainly come up during any interviews. If you apply for any scholarships, you will once again need to write about your accomplishments. Do you have your information ready? When was it that you had a job at your local pet store? What was your manager’s name?

7 Small Ways to Start Increasing Your Savings Today Last week’s techniques toward saving BIG money encompassed the larger ideas I adopted toward reaching my financial (and therefore travel) goals. This week, it’s time for a barrage of simpler suggestions culled from my own experience, as well as the many good travelers on the BootsnAll message boards. Adopt a few, try them out, keep doing what works for you, and spit out those that leave a bad taste. 1. Milestone Misconceptions: Freshmen Year of College and Freshmen Year of Life Have you been to Smart, Pretty and Awkward? We have a definite girl crush on Molly who uses her genius to help women across the internet become smarter, prettier and less awkward. Who doesn’t need that? She wonderfully offered us this great post she wrote about common misconceptions of the Freshman Year of College AND the Freshman Year of Life (for our amazing new graduates.) What would you add to the list? -Kira