Ten Tips for Surviving the First Semester of College

Ten Tips for Surviving the First Semester of College

Last week, I accompanied my cousin through the expansive campus of my alma mater, Arizona State University, to navigate him through his class schedule.  Together we methodically mapped out the easiest routes (i.e. routes with most shade) to get from one class to the other.

Pointing out landmarks and other tidbits (like which buildings have the best air-conditioning and which have the best ambience to study between classes) gave me the idea that I might actually have some words of wisdom for college students getting ready to set foot into their first college class over the next few weeks.

The hallowed halls of academia can be intimidating.  Take it from someone that has been there and done that.  Continue reading

Hazy Days of Summer

Watch the clip here and maybe you will understand my ramblings below which pretty much describe the past week.  If you feel squemish reading about sinus problems…then you may not want to read the post.

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One Year Anniversary Part III

Thank you to everyone who has stopped by my blog this past week.  To wrap up my week-long celebration of making it to the one-year mark with this blog, I’d like to now share some words from fellow bloggers Kaitlyn and Drew about why they blog.  Feel free to share why you blog by leaving a comment below. Continue reading