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how to give the best presentation in class

How to Give the Best Presentation in Class

Egad, it’s presentation day. Uptight ties, flashcards, sweat, nerves, anxiety…and then there’s you. You are laid back like a recliner chair. You are as cool as a cucumber. Why? Because you came here! Oh, but what does Blossom the Creativist know about giving the best presentation, you might ask? Not to toot my own horn, but I’m pretty good at holding people’s attention (and not […]

why daily routines are a must and a bust

Why Daily Routines are a Must and a Bust

Americans, let’s be real with each other: we waste a lot of time. All that time you spent watching foolish prank videos (that are almost always not real) on Youtube, turning yourself into a dog on Snapchat, or nonsensically gliding down selfies, selfies, and more selfies of your friends on Instagram could be used to turn in that essay due at 12, organize your life, […]

what to do when teachers waste your time

What to Do When Teachers Waste Your Time

No matter what college you go to, what state you’re in, how much money you’re spending, how much you’re going to be in debt, one thing will always be clear: you are going to take gen eds. You may have it good. You may have a teacher that actually loves what he/she does and makes learning fun. And on the other hand, you may have […]

8 reasons people don't like college

8 Reasons People Don’t Like College

My views on college have drastically changed now that I’m here. They say ignorance is bliss, and they couldn’t be anywhere closer to the truth. College has taught me many things: from how to argue, to reasons people would rather drop out. And here are the top reasons people don’t like college. 1. College is expensive. It’s not free. It costs money. Does this even need an […]

7 Mistakes Students Make in Class

Sometimes I walk in class and just look around and instantly know who’s gonna pass and who’s gonna be struggling. You got people with their heads down, people on their phones sitting in the front of the class, people not even in class when, after 4 strikes, the prof drops a letter grade. I mean of course I don’t know everyone’s story, but the least I […]

It's not that easy being a college freshman, but it's not that difficult either. College will put you through financial troubles, relationship troubles, grade troubles, and so much more. Here's what I learned about planning, money, and self-development my freshman year of university.

5 Things I Learned My First Semester in College

It’s the end of the year. Leaves are falling, temperature is falling, but nothing is falling faster than grades and motivation. My first semester in college is almost over. Thankfully, I’m still motivated enough to continue pursuing what I love–blogging. And my grades are in a pretty good standing…well at least I think so. It seems that most teachers are allergic to posting grades. The […]

the ultimate study playlist perfect for finals

The Ultimate Study Playlist

Music. Who doesn’t need music? Almost every teenager calms down, gets their daily dose of euphoria, or hatches their best idea with music. But don’t just single songs out only as your escape. Use it to your advantage and listen to music while you study for finals. Of course not everyone can take music when they study, but fear not: I’ve got the perfect solution […]

What college students should buy on cyber monday

Cyber Monday: What College Students SHOULD buy

As many of you all know, I am frugal, impecunious, penny-pinching—cheap. But my question to you fellow college students is: WHY AREN’T YOU? Many of my colleagues planned their Black Friday to the cue in regards of which stores are having sales on what items at what times in what locations, and I’m here trying to rack up on coupons so I can buy food […]

How to Keep Yourself Sane (Physically)

Sometimes college’s overwhelming requirements crams to-do lists, mountaintops of information, important test dates, and a bucket-load of stress into our mental well-being. And we are just so caught up in trying to deal with everything that we forget about our physical needs. We forget to stop. Breathe in. Breathe out. Facing the many obstacles of secondary education and adulthood makes being physically healthy difficult because […]