Category: Tips & Tricks

Students get back into the swing of school after break

Alyssa Camardo, Staff Writer 

Getting back into the swing of college is not always easy for students. After having a month off to relax and enjoy their personal lives, the last thing many college students want to do is come back to school and focus on classes. This means overall, less free time and more time spent studying for exams, doing homework in the library and writing papers.

Although coming back to school for the spring semester may seem like a drag to many, if students plan ahead it makes it much easier.

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Preparation is key in tackling Black Friday

Amanda Fanelli

Staff Writer

The Christmas season is right around the corner, and everyone is looking for the best deals out there. Black Friday is notoriously known for the deepest discounts to kick-off the holiday shopping season. Researching the products you want to buy is key to making sure you don’t miss out on special deals.

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Students share tips for surviving group projects

DJ Seitz, Sean Todd, Angelo Romeo gather in the library to work on a research project. Photo by Nicholas Souza
DJ Seitz, Sean Todd, Angelo Romeo gather in the library to work on a research project. Photo by Nicholas Souza

Amanda Fanelli

Staff Writer

Throughout a student’s college career, there will be times when it is required to work in groups. It is imperative to learn strategies to not only bring your best effort to the group but to motivate the other members in your group to work hard. Key components of having a successful group are effective communication, good listening skills and being organized.

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Tips on adjusting back to college life

Maria Hughes

Staff Writer

The transition from summer to school is harder than most would think. Anyone who has ever done it knows it is one of the more trying tasks of the semester (even harder than some future assignments). Difficulty aside, with a few tips and tricks each and every student should be able to master the art of “getting back to school” with grace and ease.

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