19 things I'm thankful for

19 Things I’m Thankful For

This should be called 19 things for which I am thankful… but who talks like that?   Anyways it’s my 19th day and I’m just realizing that this was a horrible day…in fact, I have a horrible teenage adult life. My parents, as cliché as it sounds, have crucified my social life for a good period of time, but you know what? I’m going to be […]

why don't you ask questions in class?

Why Don’t You Ask Questions in Class?

It sincerely bothers me when people’s grades are suffering and they’re doing nothing about it. They know they’re underperforming in class. Every test is another opportunity to get an even lower test grade, another day to watch that D move to the borders between the states PASS and FAIL. All because they didn’t ask questions in class. Why Don’t You Ask Questions in Class? People have […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Why I’m Not Majoring in My Passion

Today I decided this would be the day to swallow my pride and find a magic conch so he can tell me what to do with my life. That’s right, I went to a career advisor. Mind you, I’ve been really hesitant on asking others of their opinion on my life. Because it’s my life. All my relatives suggest medicine, biology, then all these young folk […]

$2,000 for Bugs in My Pizza

It wasn’t even my pizza. It’s not even my money. But you know what? I’m still livid. My friend who was holding two conversations at one time, paused her phone call to inform me of the baked insect atop the crust of her pepperoni pizza. I did not hesitate to pull my phone out and take a picture, but I was stumped on where to post […]

Why You Are Getting Sick

​Why You Are Getting Sick >​​ ​ New school year, new teachers, new people, and most importantly, new germs. The past few weeks have been blissful for some, but others probably were retching their guts out or in bed blowing the color out of their noses. Although being 100 percent healthy 100 percent of the time is quite difficult, preventing illnesses is by all means […]