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…

Prepping for Exams: How to Manage Stress

Most students experience high levels of stress during examination periods. This is a natural response to the testing process, especially for college students who have thousands of dollars of investments riding on whether they pass or fail. If you have a scholarship or grant to consider, then you may also be worried about keeping your…

5 Best Places to Study

One of the go-to study spots for most college students is their bedroom. But this is actually one of the worst habits you can develop.

How to Make a Study Plan (Tutorial)

Benjamin Franklin once said, “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” Yet, many of us run into the most difficult season of our college careers with no plan at all.

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.