Category: College

Back to School Shopping with Student Discounts

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Do you ever use student discounts? I completely forgot that college students are eligible for extra deals at some stores, and I wish I had been more aware of this back when I was a freshman—I’m sure I would have saved a ton of money! But better late than never, right? I have one last year to take advantage of student discounts, so I’ve spent the last couple of hours scouring the internet for the best college student deals. I wanted to share my findings for today’s back-to-school-themed post—happy (discount) shopping! Continue reading “Back to School Shopping with Student Discounts”

College Dorm Room Essentials

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I know I’m pretty late to the back-to-school party at this point, but I always forget that everyone else goes back to campus a whole month before I do! (Quarter system life.) Nonetheless, I figured it would be fun and helpful to share a post detailing some of my dorm room essentials from over the years, since moving in and decorating is always my favorite part of a new school year. I’ll be a senior this fall, and all of these items are pieces I got freshman year—they’ve stood the test of time and have proved useful every living arrangement since. Anything in pink text is a hyperlink to make shopping super easy, so without further ado, here are my 15 dorm room must-haves! Continue reading “College Dorm Room Essentials”

Spring Quarter in Review

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Woke up this morning feeling SO good because it’s finally my summer break!! I finished my last final exam on Tuesday at 4pm and have been soaking up every second since (and by that I mean, of course, doing absolutely nothing productive). I’m so excited for the break, and after a rather long, unusual school year, I think everyone could use the time off. Today I’m sharing a little bit about all the unique classes I took over the past ten weeks. For those of you who are new, I attend a university that’s on the quarter system, and I have majors in Criminology and Geography and minors in Entrepreneurship and Psychology. I ended up taking three geography courses this quarter, so I’m officially finished with both of my majors now! Continue reading “Spring Quarter in Review”