Category Archives: Academics

Another Round of Exams

It’s unbelievable how already, time has reached this point again. While it is different for every major and department, you may be facing your first, or another round of exams for this semester. There are many tips to help and … Continue reading

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Comfort in the Smallest of Places

How has everyone’s first week back to USG been? Are classes going well for you? If so, wonderful, keep staying strong as you have been. If not, that is perfectly fine too! Make sure to check in with your advisors … Continue reading

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Motivations from Every Corner

Having come this far, means that every student here has a story, a reason, and their own motivations. When studying can become too tiring, what motivates you? How do you keep yourself going? Those can be questions that can be … Continue reading

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New Beginnings!

Last week was full of exciting news at USG. It was the inauguration of new ‘Bio-Science and Engineering (BSE)’ building. Apart from providing various new majors in STEM field the building is one of the most sustainability sourced building of … Continue reading

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Making University Affordable

As students, seeing tuition fees can be daunting. Added to that, there are textbook fees, online application fees, and so much more that can accumulate before you know it. Coming into classes on the first day of fall semester, you … Continue reading

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Welcome Back!

How has everyone’s summer been? The summer can be a great time to do so much. Many of my peers had successfully completed internships at accounting firms, while others had taken classes to get ahead. How you manage a vacation … Continue reading

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Graduation is comin’!

Hiya! This is the last blog of the semester and I get to write it! I have been following all other bloggers at Universities at Shady Grove website, who are sharing their experiences of this semester and getting geared up … Continue reading

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Final Presentations and Anxiety

In most courses, a final exam will consist of multiple choice questions and a few problems to solve. Other courses may have pages upon pages of writing, showing what you have learned throughout this semester all in one paper to … Continue reading

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Why do we procrastinate?

Have you ever put off studying and watched TV instead? Have you put off a crucial conversation with someone just because it was just too uncomfortable? Have you walked by a basket of clean laundry for days because you didn’t feel … Continue reading

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Ditch the Shortcut

A few weeks ago, I was driving into my driveway and a cardboard box I had put outside for recycling had blown into the driveway. I debated getting out of the car to move it out of the way, but … Continue reading

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