Need a Textbook? Now There’s an App for That

In January 2012, Apple uncovered a momentous addition to the e-textbook industry: iBooks 2. This free app allows for reading interactive digital textbooks. Along with iBooks 2, Apple introduced iBooks Author, a software application that allows authors to easily create and publish digital textbooks on any Macintosh computers. Integration with iTunes U means that audio […]

Considering Summer School? Pros & Cons

May rolls around and college is out for the year. You finally get a break from hours of studying, sitting through lectures, and doing countless assignments. Sleeping in every day and lounging on the pool deck awaits you. You can’t hardly wait to spend 3 months homework free. However, you may want to consider taking […]

Don’t Be a Freeloader!

It’s been nearly a decade since “adultescence” was chosen by Webster as the word of the year. According to the dictionary publisher, the rising number of young adults mooching off good old Mom and Dad was enough to be considered a “Peter Pandemic.” According to the New York Times, these so-called “kidults” blame the high […]

If You’re Lonely, You’re Not Alone

Are you lonely? Yes, you. Are you lonely? Let’s be honest here. There’s no one to impress. This isn’t about how many Facebook friends you have or how many people follow you on Twitter. And it’s not about how many texts you get each day or hour, either. It has nothing to do with how […]

What to Do When the Class You Need Is Closed

As a college student, there’s nothing worse than seeing the dreadful “closed-icon” above the class that you so desperately needed to take next semester. Don’t start freaking out just yet! Make sure you exhaust all of your options before throwing in the towel. 1. Contact the Professor The first thing that you always want to […]

Celebrities agree: It helps to have a Degree

As you decide whether or not to attend college, it can be tempting to take a different path and try to become famous. While celebrity status may be in your future, it takes work and dedication to achieve those dreams. While it is often misunderstood that one can become famous without attending college, many celebrities […]

How to Professionally Email Your Professor

Professors are a key source to excelling at your college career. They offer a wealth of information and advice within your discipline. While professors may often seem superior, they are respectable people who want to help their students. When communicating with your professor, be sure to be as professional as possible. Emailing is particularly popular […]

How to Enjoy a Class the You Hate

In college, not every class is going to be your favorite. Almost every student can name the class that was utmost unbearable during their college days. It’s the first week of the semester. As you sit in your 300 level Spanish class or your introductory to music class, you realize this is the class that […]