3 Tips to Cope With Stress in College

There are certain times of the semester that stress gets the best of college students - homework, projects, work, relationships - it's a lot to manage. Everyone comes up with ways of dealing with stress some of which work better than others. Although you may have your go-to coping strategies it never hurts to add more "tools" to your "coping...[ read more ]

4 Ways to Survive in a Boring College Class

How many times have you taken a class - perhaps a General Education class or a class in your major or minor - that bored you to death?  Sitting in those classes may feel like a death sentence, but you are required to take them and so the question is how do you get through these and maintain your sanity? ...[ read more ]

3 Things To Do When Feeling Overwhelmed By College

It happens to all college students.  At some point during your college experience you’ll likely feel stressed out by the pressures of classes, working, fraternity or sorority commitments, roommate drama - or maybe all of the above! It’s not uncommon to feel overwhelmed by everything on your plate and be at a loss as to what to do.  All is...[ read more ]

Location, Location, Location: 3 Strategies for Success in College

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could wave a magic wand and get all A’s in college? Although many people have their own ideas for what it takes to be a successful college student the truth is there are no magic spells that can be cast to make this happen.  Most successful college students use very simple strategies and use...[ read more ]

How to Choose a Major in College: 3 Considerations

College can be a wonderful yet anxiety-provoking experience for students.  Wonderful from the standpoint of freedom, friends and Frisbee, but anxiety-provoking in terms of having to answer the question, “What am I going to do with my life?”  In some ways, college offers many students a temporary reprieve from the mundane responsibilities of adulthood:  get up, go to work, come...[ read more ]

Alcohol and the College Freshman: 3 Questions

Ahhh, to be free of parents telling you what time you need to be home when hanging out with set your own schedule and make your own decisions...this is what college is all about right?  Independence is something that most college students look forward to although it’s not always as good as it’s cracked up to be.  In some...[ read more ]

College Is Wreaking Havoc On Me, But I’m Not Sure I Need (or Want) Help

Are you a college student who has a problem - whether stress, relationship or school-related - but doesn't want to seek help? Maybe others have told you you need to get help, but you don't believe them or don't want to follow their advice. It might be something else - like the hassle of having to squeeze counseling sessions into...[ read more ]

“Five More” for College Students with AD/HD

How many times have you been doing homework or completing an assignment or project for school only to experience the feeling that you just want to stop and do something fun or stimulating?  “I can’t do this anymore.  This is SOOOOOO boring!”  Playing video games, watching a Netflix show or checking out Snapchat or Instagram are calling your name...“Hey, Adam. ...[ read more ]

College Students & AD/HD – Preparing for Success

It’s not the easiest thing to transition from high school to college – especially if you have AD/HD. The typical adjustments of developing new friendships, keeping track of time and schoolwork and establishing your own structure and routines poses different types of challenges for students with AD/HD. Here are some quick tips to set you up for success: 1. Identify...[ read more ]

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