The end of the semester is almost upon us and that means final exams. It is important to prepare for final exams to help decrease anxiety. Here are a few ideas that will help out with study habits and making it successfully through finals.
Start early. The idea of waiting until the last minute to… more »
An orientation leader is one of the most prestigious roles on campus. Each day there is an opportunity to help a new student learn about Georgia State University and how to be a successful student. The reward of guiding new students and families makes it all worth the training and hard work to prepare.
Greetings students! The beginning of the academic year is right around the corner. You’ve had Orientation, moved into your housing, and now its time to begin your Georgia State journey. Here are a few tips to consider as the semester begins:
Take a walk. Before the first day of classes, walk your entire schedule. That… more »
By now, students are settled into their residence hall room or apartment, know their way to all their classes and are starting to get the hang of college life. Students might have noticed that there’s a bit of an adjustment process, a lot of changes and many new responsibilities to manage. Here are some general… more »
What is it really like to be an orientation leader? Kimberly Rojo, member of the 2016 team, shares a typical day in the life of an orientation leader, including the ups and downs and the sweet reward at the end of a long day.
You wake up to hear the horrid sound of your alarm… more »
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is a national application that determines eligibility for educational aid programs. More than 85% of college students receive some sort of financial aid, and federal financial aid, such as Pell Grant, work study and student loans, is determined from… more »
Merriam-Webster defines incept as both a transitive and intransitive verb. The transitive definition is begin, commence, undertake, and it can also mean to take in, to receive as a member. As an intransitive verb, it means to obtain an advanced degree and have the right to teach or practice as a learned professional.
College is a time of learning about yourself, taking on new tasks and growing into the person you’re destined to be. As much fun and excitement as college brings, it also has moments where you just want to pull your hair out, pack your things and hitchhike across the country.