10 Tips for First Time Teachers

By: Kate Pallini

Ever since 10th grade, I’ve had my sights set on becoming an English teacher. Through the years, I’ve met people who have grown to become my closest and best friends, and many times, they were older than me and becoming teachers as well. Watching them go through education programs, student teaching, and eventually, becoming full-time teachers, there was always one warning that I’ve always been given: “Your first year will be the hardest.” No truer words have ever been spoken. My goal here is to try to give you my best tips from what I’ve learned on this crazy roller coaster ride so far!
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Tips for Surviving Your First Year of College

By: Kaycee Grancher

So you’re in college now. Wow! You’ve spent months picking a potential school, filling out applications, filing for scholarships and financial aid, and now you’re here! Suddenly, you’ve been given freedom that you didn’t have in high school. That is so exciting! But, keep in mind that with this freedom comes responsibility. Listed below are some tips to help you survive your freshman year and have an overall fantastic college experience. Continue reading

Playlist for a Rough day

By: Sam Miller

Whether a bad day is brought on by work, school, a relationship, or people in general, music is always there to help us feel better. The aim of this playlist is to do just that. This list contains a variety of genres and has songs that hopefully help with any kind of tough day in general.

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What’s Next? More School or Straight to a Job?

By: Kate Pallini

So you’ve graduated college, what’s next? During your senior year, you’re more likely than not to hear your fellow classmates in chats about what’s to come after graduation—whether it be beginning graduate school summer classes right away, or taking a little time off to get settled in a job first and then, considering more education later on. If you’re feeling slightly stressed because everyone around you seems to have a post-graduation plan but you, news flash, it’s absolutely okay! There is no right or wrong way to do post-grad; however, I recommend working somewhere…Those student loan bills won’t pay themselves! Continue reading

Rewatching Pretty Little Liars as a 20 Something Year Old

By: Gabbi Battiloro

Bless Netflix for allowing us all to rewatch a series as many times as we want. I started watching Pretty Little Liars when it premiered, and I would return to a couple of episodes here and there just to reminisce over the years. Now, that I’m a 20 something year old and it’s ending, I decided to rewatch from the beginning to see if I would still feel and think the same things I did back then. To spare all of you from every thought that has crossed my mind, I narrowed my thoughts down to a top 20. Spoilers are ahead. You have been warned. Continue reading