Tag Archives: SOAR

5 free apps that outshine your phone’s default calendar app

To the naked eye, the modern-day college student may seem more akin to a machine than a young intellectual as the expansion of higher education has led to students’ taking advantage of more opportunities than ever before. Thankfully, however, one … Continue reading

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6 essential summer workout tips

Memorial Day weekend has come and gone and now, just like that, it’s officially unofficially summer. But aside from the longer days and the increase in outdoor-cooked meals that come with the new season, summertime can also mean a longer, … Continue reading

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The Pros and Cons of Taking a Gap Year

Gap America defines a gap year as “a structured period of time when students take a break from formal education to increase self-awareness, challenge comfort zones, and experiment with possible careers.” But at what risk would you be taking a … Continue reading

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The Final Countdown: what to do in the weeks leading up to finals

Yes, it’s that time of the year again. The time for students to clean their apartments, reorganize their closets, rearrange their living rooms, read a magazine and then, finally, study. But finals season doesn’t have to be about dreading studying. … Continue reading

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5 tips for proper discussion board #netiquette

To supplement their online and in-person lectures, more and more professors are turning to online discussion boards as places where students can show what they’ve learned, as well as interact with their peers. But for many students, discussion boards are … Continue reading

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Veteran Connection: 5 Back to School Tips from a Veteran Student

Connecting with fellow vets It’s impossible to put a value on the support and camaraderie that veterans provide for each other: staying connected with other men and women who have experienced similar trials and tribulations offers a unique sense of … Continue reading

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Veteran Connection: Readjusting to Relationships

Changes can challenge a veteran’s reintegration with their family. This may occur following a deployment or as the service member transitions from active service to civilian career. Both the family and veteran may find difficulty in finding their place back … Continue reading

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