Exciting Events Coming Up!

College begins on September 5, but there are many exciting events leading up to it! Here are some helpful dates to mark: August 31- Navigate The Banks: The event is hosted by the Rutgers Commuter Student Association at the Busch Student Center to help students figure out the bus system.  For anyone who is overwhelmed... Continue Reading →

Never Miss an Event!

Have you ever missed out on something and regretted it after? Well then make sure you remain updated about what is going on all over Rutgers. This blog entry will list many important ways for you to stay connected to what is going on all over Rutgers. Its best to do these things even before... Continue Reading →

RU ready for classes?

After months of waiting for my class schedule I was bombarded with 4 classes in one day back to back. This is the life of a college student. Nobody said college was going to be easy or a part time thing. No, college is a job, and it is your job as students to get... Continue Reading →


As many of you may have heard, the events in Charlottesville, Virginia last week scared and scarred our nation. But, Americans have never been the type to scare easy; we're resilient in our efforts, and we will not let hatred or fear tear down the work that we and the generations before us put into... Continue Reading →

Take Orientation with a Grain of Salt

Part of entering any institution of higher learning is a tendency to take in the beliefs of one’s chosen institution of higher learning as one’s own. Much like how a sea sponge absorbs the salt water which constitutes its habitat, the incoming Rutgers student is liable to accept any knowledge impressed upon him or her... Continue Reading →


So you've applied and been accepted to Rutgers University. Congratulations! You got into college! You've finished filling out all the applications, answering the same questions over and over again, writing essays, and constantly refreshing your computer screen to see if you had gotten in. That's all history now, but what's next? For me, it was... Continue Reading →

Back to School: High School vs. College

While I stock up on dorm essentials for my freshman year of college, my brother packs up school supplies for his freshman year of high school. It doesn't feel like it's been four whole years since I was in his shoes, but in just four years he'll be in mine.

It Won’t Happen Over Knight

With all the excitement with school starting, something that I'm most excited about is attending Rutgers sporting events, especially the Scarlet Knights' football games. Growing up as a Rutgers fan I have seen the highest of highs of the team and the lowest of lows. However, the past is the past and the team is... Continue Reading →

Regrets During the Application Season

Although I'm not one to lament over regrets, there are definitely a few things I would change if I could go back in time.  The college application season comes sweeping in like a storm, and without guidance, it's can be a nightmare to get through. Here are a few tips I've picked up: Don't get... Continue Reading →

Take a Deep Breathe

Did you take that deep breath? With a few mental breakdowns here and there we somehow made it past high school and into college (pat yourself on the back, you deserve it). Only a few weeks left until you all start college and it might seem quite daunting at first, but trust me, you're ready... Continue Reading →

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