Tips for Trouble-Free Transit Travel

 By Claire Golden One of the main reasons I chose PSU is because I could live at home and commute to college. I didn’t want to live away from my family for that long, and the dorms were too expensive, so commuting was the perfect solution. After three and a half years of taking the bus, I’m far from a master of public transportation, but … Continue reading Tips for Trouble-Free Transit Travel

Five Online Resources to Help You Sail Through PSU

 by Claire Golden College homework is no joke. When you get hit with your first five-page essay with an annotated bibliography, you may feel like curling up in a blanket and imitating a burrito for the next four years. But I’m here to tell you that not only are college assignments survivable, they don’t have to take forever! These are five sources I wish I … Continue reading Five Online Resources to Help You Sail Through PSU

Taking Notes Doesn’t Have to Be Boring

 by Claire Golden Taking notes is one of the best ways to retain information. We’ve all heard it before…writing things down helps them stick in your mind. That doesn’t change the fact that taking notes can get a little boring. But I’m a huge nerd who loves taking notes, and there are a few ways you can spice up your everyday notes to make it … Continue reading Taking Notes Doesn’t Have to Be Boring

Writing an Essay Without Tears

 by Claire Golden We’ve all been there: the deadline for that five-page essay is looming, and you don’t know where to start. I’ve written a lot of essays in my three years as a writing student, and this is the process I use to reduce stress. Leave yourself plenty of time. Although a Red Bull-fueled typing frenzy at 3 a.m. is certainly an effective motivational … Continue reading Writing an Essay Without Tears