How to Create and Stick to a Study Schedule

At university, you’re responsible for creating your own study schedule to ensure you’re prepared for exams and able to meet due dates for assignments. This can be a difficult adjustment to make coming from high school, where you were likely given plenty of guidance about what to study and when. However, learning how to create your own schedule and developing the discipline to stick to it is great...

6 Ways to Use Student Discounts and Save Money

Student discounts can lead to big savings — and they’re often available for the things you need (or want) the most. Take full advantage of these discounts to make your time at university a little less expensive. 1. Carry Your Student ID Everywhere You Go You never know when you’re going to have a chance to use your student discount. Stick your university ID in your wallet and carry it with you...

7 Skills That Will Help You Through University

Being successful at university isn't all about performing well in class; you need to have some skill sets to help you breeze through university and help you become successful later on in life. These soft skills cannot be learned from a classroom, but they can be achieved through sheer will and determination. Responsibility. If this is your first time away from home, it can be difficult to do...

How to Become an Entrepreneur Between Classes

  As early as now, you should learn about entrepreneurship if you see starting a business as the more rewarding career path and don’t want to get stuck in a 9-to-5 desk job. Don't allow your youth or lack of knowledge to deter you from coming up with an idea for your entrepreneurial venture. Just take a look at Mark Zuckerberg, who came up with the idea for what is now known as Facebook while...

How Procrastinators Can Succeed at University

How Procrastinators Can Succeed at University

Many people confuse procrastinating with being lazy. In reality, the two are completely different. Laziness means wasting your time. When you procrastinate, you justify the fact you’re not working on whatever you should be doing (such as completing an assignment) by doing something you prefer that does have value (such as chores, exercising, or less-urgent coursework). The bad news is that...

Must-Have Items for University

Must-Have Items for University

Using packing lists you find online is a great start, but even those lists tend to miss a few things that many students find invaluable. To make your stay at university as comfortable as possible, be sure to bring all these must-have items to your new apartment. 1. Extra Sheets While you could manage with just one set of sheets, it’s much more convenient to have two sets. This will mean you won’t...

Guide to Taking a Mental Health Day at University

University life can be hectic, with tight schedules and heavy workloads. As such, keeping up with everything and functioning at your optimum level can be overwhelming. Sometimes you need a break from the demanding and stressful university routine. That's where mental health days come in. No, not the kind you take from your job to go to the spa. We're talking about the sort of break you take from your...

How to Enjoy Parties Without Drinking

The university experience is a mix of excitement, independence, and self-discovery. It's time to go where you want to go, do what you want to do, and be who you want to be. It is also a time to enjoy parties, and most university parties involve alcohol for extra fun. Sure, it's a rite of passage, but drinking isn’t the right choice for everyone. And, while you may think otherwise, the truth is that...

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