The Problem with Being an ‘Overachiever’

Originally posted on Alexis Chateau:
I was called an overachiever for the first time in 2015 – and by another woman.?The remark came after a discussion of childhood schooling,?where she measured her son’s track record against my own. The remark caught me completely by surprise. What did it mean exactly? Is there something wrong with…

How to Make Small Spaces Look & Feel Bigger

Originally posted on I.S. Enterprise Construction:
This year, we enjoyed working on a small live-in office, with about 700 square feet of space. Naturally, we wondered why anyone would willingly move into a space so small, but over time we’ve learned to appreciate the many advantages of a smaller home. In addition to this, we’ve witnessed how…

8 Myths About College

Originally posted on Jay Colby:
Myth #1 – It’s better to get good grades than take challenging courses. When you have even modest success in advanced or accelerated courses, it indicates to a college that you can handle challenging courses – like those you will find in college. A challenging college preparatory program or some…

How to Prepare for a Snowpocalypse

Originally posted on Alexis Chateau:
The weather reports are in and the snow is coming down. The Starks were right: Winter is coming…?and?Atlanta is about to suffer the consequences southern style. Ask anyone about the havoc snow wreaks in the south, and you’ll hear some of the most horrifically amusing stories: from befriending truckers to…

5 Reasons you Shouldn’t Drop out of College

Are their truly happy and successful college dropouts out there? Of course, there are. But let’s face it: most of us aren’t destined to be the next Steve Jobs or Bill Gates. So stay in school.

How to Turn your College Room into a Grown Up Room

Originally posted on The Zinful Blonde:
First things first, my college bedroom was not cute, and extremely stereotypical, and I lived with it like that for 3 years because I could not afford any better. Here’s an example featuring my old roommate’s kitten: Please note: $20 nightstand, literally no bed frame (just a box spring…

7 Tips for Balancing Work & School

College is hard work, as is work itself. And when you combine the two, it can be brutal. Here are 7 tips for balancing work and school to get the most out of both.