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Sydney | December 12th, 2007 at 12:20 pm
Hey there! I’ve been toying with the idea of creating a forum for students and was wondering if you’d be interested in being a part of it. My intentions are to create a community where students can thrive and get help with anything they need. I don’t have enough of a following to create a successful forum on my own, so I’m seeking the help of other website owners with similar interests.
College Student | June 9th, 2008 at 8:01 am
Hey, nice site! I always sign up for more classes than I am going to take as well.
If you guys are interested in doing a link exchange with my site, just let me know.
Hallie Crawford/Leslie Guria | June 18th, 2008 at 10:58 am
Hallie would love to contribute to your blog. She’s a career coach specializing in boomerangs. She would submit content on career and finding your path. Just because you’re in college or have graduated doesn’t mean you know what you want. If you’re interested, please contact me, Leslie Guria, at email@example.com or 770-573-4694.
Viola | March 9th, 2009 at 10:16 am
Hello, I’m a 17 year old student but I find being in school a waste of time. I love to learn and I spend a lot of time studying, and I’ve got the highest grades in every subject we have, but there’s a tiny problem - I hate being in school. I hate my class and I really feel I don’t learn a thing in school. We have got one single good teacher, all the others are really really bad, and I’m quite ahead of all the others in my class, and everyting we learn in classes I’ve already learnt by my own. Last term I cut many classes, but I went to the tests and handed in the assignments and so on, and got very high grades. But I’m not sure this can go on too long, and I’ve considered to get hold of a medical certificate or something so I don’t have to go to school, but maybe that’s a little bit exaggerated. My parents support me, because they know I wouldn’t skip a class because of lazyness or something. What should I do? I’ve been reading your tips and some of them have been very helpful, so I figured maybe you could give me some advise. Thank you.
AJ | April 16th, 2009 at 6:28 am
My surviving college tip of the day, especially with finals coming up is http://www.isleptthroughclass.com
Hope this helps!
Bez | July 25th, 2009 at 6:46 am
Hi there, great blog! I found you while trying to find an article I read YEARS ago about what is essential in a student’s everyday bag. It was a list of stuff like markers, reading material etc. and I really wanted to read it again. Have had a look around but don’t think it was on this site — could be wrong however. If it’s not then please make a post about that! Definitely going to be reading all of your articles to give me advice on how to survive.
Thanks and take care,
lyn | August 5th, 2009 at 5:08 pm
My daughter is going to UCLA next year and showed me this site. I want to pass it along; its pretty cool.
Thrift Store | September 3rd, 2009 at 12:11 pm
I think that the best way to help users find clothes for great deals is using a directory of all the thrift stores to find their local bargain. This can be done at: http://www.garagesalestracker.com feel free to contact me with any questions.
tomo | September 12th, 2009 at 12:43 pm
i’ve added you to the links on my blog: http://www.justlefthome.com/blog
which is the sister site to (wait for it!) …….
Katie | September 18th, 2009 at 8:10 pm
I have a ton of friends in college this year, and I’d like to see an article about the best care package goodies for college students. What are the little treats they would appreciate the most? What’s difficult for them to get their hands on? What do they miss? (It kind of ruins the surprise to ask my friends flat out.)
Howard Chan | January 1st, 2010 at 11:46 pm
great site! wish i had this back when i was in school. i found this nifty site http://www.ramenbox.com that lets you customize a box of ramen…they have green tea ramen and shittake spinach ramen…the pictures look deelish! thought since this was a college blog, it might be right up your alley. enjoy!
Jenna | January 20th, 2010 at 7:52 am
I am a Sophomore in college preparing to transfer to UT Austin on a full scholarship. Since today is my first day of a new semester, my nerves are going crazy. I had a thought of ways to calm your nerves on the first day.
I have a fear of new people and new situations so new classes always stress me out. I hate feeling lost but my trick is: Even if you are walking around feeling overwhelmed and not quite sure where your class is, never show it! If I am lost, I walk around like I know exactly where I am going. Even if people just watched me do a 360 twice, I act like I meant to do exactly that. Due to my show of confidence, people come up to me and ask me for directions and that is a great way to slip in, “By the way, you wouldn’t happen to know where room blah blah blah is, would you?”
This trick works every time!
As for the class room, finding a seat while 40 people are watching you is unnerving. So get to class early so you can find a seat, and once again look like you are on top of your game.
I have really bad social anxiety so these tricks help me survive. For those of you that are comfortable asking for directions or whatever, you are a braver person than I.
Good luck to all. Thanks.
Amanda | December 2nd, 2010 at 8:35 pm
Hey! So I’ve found a lot of information on your site helpful, but at the same time not so helpful. Here’s my dilemma, maybe someone out there can help: I’m 21, a sophomore English Education major with a minor in Spanish. I work on my weekends (so about 30 hours a week) and take at least 18 credit hours a semester (and 20 hours this semester) so that I don’t have to go to school for more than 4 years. This past August I was diagnosed with a long-term illness that requires many, MANY doctor visits (and missed classes) and ER trips. I live with my parents, even though it is a minimum of a 1 hour commute for me, to cut down on expenses. I help care for my parents, who are both not in such great shape, and I spend every minute I am not in class or working with my 4 younger cousins, who are my entire world and practically my kids (I treat them like they are other than financially). I still struggle with finances, balance and most importantly: sanity. I want tips and advice of how to handle it all because I’m at a complete loss. Thank you to anyone with suggestions!
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