Community Resources to Help Write Your Way Into That Dream School
College admissions requirements, especially those pesky essay questions, got you feeling a little like this? Do the words “tell me a little bit about yourself” suddenly cause you to forget every superpower you have or exciting thing you have ever done? Well, don’t stress, we have all been there. And there are resources in your community that can help. Ilinois Wesleyan University’s (IWU) Writing Center is the one-stop shop for all your writing needs! Would you like help with application essays for college?...read more
Invest in Yourself. You Can Afford it. Trust Me.
Warren Buffet, known to be the most successful investor in history, suggests one of the best things you can do is take care of your mind and body. In the book, “Getting There: A Book of Mentors” by Gillian Zoe Segal, he shares an analogy to drive home the point. According to Segal, the analogy goes something like this: “Let’s say that I offer to buy you the car of your dreams. You can pick out any car that you want, and then when you get out of class this afternoon, that car will be waiting for you at home.” As with most things in life,...read more
Google Chrome Extensions to Reduce Some of the Stress of Online Learning
Online school can be tough, and with so many distractions right there at your fingertips, it can make it hard to concentrate on learning. We are here to help make your online schooling time a little more productive and maybe even a little more fun. Google Chrome has thousands of extensions that you can add to your browser but with all those options, it can be overwhelming on where to begin. via GIPHY To help ease some stress, we’ve put together the top 5 Google Chrome extensions to help you get through this semester like a pro....read more