Category Archives: Academics

Life as a Pre-Med Student

I am a senior at the University of Maryland College Park here at USG, studying Biological Sciences. Becoming a Biology major wasn’t a simple decision, and during my first two years at Montgomery College, I was very indecisive about my … Continue reading

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Study Tips To Get You Through Finals

The fall semester is in full-swing, and we are nearing what will probably be the most stressful time for most students: final exams. Oh, that bitter-sweet end of semester. You know that the end is so close, but you have … Continue reading

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5 Key Steps to Motivation

Keeping yourself motivated is one of the hardest things to do. It is so easy to become discouraged or overwhelmed. Every student has their own stories and trials, and throughout my educational career with my personal experiences, I have discovered … Continue reading

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Procrastination: The #1 Worst Study Habit to Get Rid of!

Procrastination was a terrible study habit that I developed. When I first started getting a lot of work in high school, I used to think that I would still have enough time to accomplish this assignment or that it wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Time Management

Studying for any major is tough work, but I congratulate all of you for making it this far! I have always been pretty studious, but I’ve also had a bad habit of keeping everything in order, especially when I take … Continue reading

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A Fresh Start In Life With My New Cohort!

After a year of taking virtual classes and staying at home all the time, it felt so good to start my junior year in person. As an epileptic, I’m used to my family knowing everything that’s going to happen and … Continue reading

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Social Worker Appreciation Month

If social work was an astrological sign it would be a water sign, so it’s not a surprise that Social Worker Appreciation month is March which also hosts Pisces season! Happy Social Worker Appreciation month to all my current and … Continue reading

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Alumni Event Recap

Last night I attended the COMM Alumni Panel set-up by the University Career Center. Alumni are a great resource and I found it super useful to hear about their personal experiences transitioning from college to a job. The COMM alums … Continue reading

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#Procrastinator

I don’t know why, but I always feel more motivated during the fall semester than the spring semester. It just seems that the closer I get to graduation the worse my procrastination gets. As bad as my procrastination and motivation … Continue reading

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A Running Diary of My Thoughts While Reading Academic Journals for Class

(Helpful advice in bold) Okay. I’m done with my internship for the day, I ate dinner, I got this. What time is it now? Wow, 7:00? Huh. Well, how many pages do I have? Okay…so there’s 25 pages, minus three … Continue reading

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