These rules to friend-making from me, a verified friend professional (aka a random human who survived college with minor damage), will help you find your true BFFs and begin the ~best years of your life~.
What's the easiest way to admit we're wrong? Is it: A.) Just openly accept that mistakes are a part of life, B.) Admit nothing and hide behind our own fakeness for as long as possible, or C.) Shrug it off and kind of just hope something changes?
Fraternities should not control who attends social events. Competition should not be a way of life for college women. Sex should not be an obligation. The sooner the problems of an archaic fraternity-sorority dynamic are corrected, the sooner the overall college experience can be far richer.
My youngest son heads off to college in August. When he finally slams the screen door, he will be emptying the nest my husband and I began to fill 22 years ago. With his departure, I reflect on a few things that, frankly, I am more than a little ready to let go of.
Education goes far beyond worldly success, and very far beyond success measured in monetary terms. Your education, if well conducted, will give your life meaning and significance.
"President and CEO of Technological Connection Assistance Company" = I helped my grandparents make Facebook accounts so they would stop asking me if I was in a relationship.
College does not guarantee you a job or six figures in this competitive market, but as more employers require college degrees you have to maximize the benefit of attending college, while minimizing your debt. If college is the path you choose to realize your goals.
The current college admissions environment points to several important factors that future college students should know. As future college students prepare for the current college admission environment, it is vital to stay informed on recent admission trends.
I know you probably have your countdown set until the summer begins and are slowly finding your motivation lessening as your Netflix and pizza intake is increasing. That's totally normal. However, there are ways to relax while also meaningfully preparing for the future.
I thought I was "prepared Mom," all set organization-wise, emotion-wise and with a young man who was "ready" academically and maturity-wise. I didn't fear Matt couldn't take care or lead himself; as a first child, he's been doing that since about the second grade.
If you are flexible and your goal is to attend a university that is a good fit for you, your interests, and your future, then creating a college list is paramount.
Get out of the nagging business. In college, it's up to the student to manage homework, to talk to the teacher and to keep their room. Let them know that you are available if they have questions, but that you will no longer be responsible.
The agents hail from nearly every department of the agency, including talent and literary for TV, film and digital media, Corporate Communications, Client Development, Advertising and more.
Are you stressed out over where to go to college? Congratulations! It probably means you're taking this whole thing seriously. My goal as a counselor and teacher who writes about this stuff is to make sure you don't take it so seriously that it starts messing with your head.
The thing about "going for it" is that it gives you the chance to mess up and fail in what you want most in the world.
Yes, I went into the application season with anxiety and stress, but I didn't going in with fear. I'm not going to be intimidated or afraid of any college. The colleges I do or don't get into don't define me. I define myself.