Christmas feels like it was years ago, and now Spring Break has come and gone. The next date college seniors have to look forward to is graduation. This May day will (hopefully) be a warm and sunny one on which all of the work seniors have been putting in for four year...

April 9, 2018

So now you know what classes to take to get into graduate school. Great, so now what? What else should you be doing to better your chances of getting into graduate school? Well, now, my friend, is the time to start padding your resume with extracurricular activities.

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April 4, 2018

An internship, as defined in a basic sense, is any official or formal program to provide practical experience for beginners in an occupation or profession. For example, if there was a person who was interested in becoming a nurse, they could apply for an internship at...

Every college professor is different. Some have six-page syllabi, while others’ syllabi are 60 pages long, detailing every class and assignment throughout the semester. One thing that the majority of professors make clear in these syllabi, however (no matter how long t...

            Self-care is topic that receives increased attention with each passing day. Most people understand that it can be beneficial to engage in self-care practices; however, this is easier said than done. Often times, the people who might benefit most from this c...

November 6, 2017

Struggling Studiers Anonymous

Hi, my name is Mackenzie, and I struggle to study.  I have been struggling to study since my freshman year here at Briar Cliff University.  For me, school always came easy so I never had to study; then I was screwed from the get go coming t...

            I once sat on a student panel in which new freshmen were allowed to ask older students questions about their college experience. At one point, the question, “How many of you have failed something since you’ve come to college?” was posed....