Hello, RU family! I have been asked a lot recently — being the nerd that I am — where my favorite places to study are… and there are certainly a few. Below, I have outlined my 4 favorite places to hit the books… and notes… and powerpoints… I have also rated the locations based on … More Best Study Spots: Revealed!
On Livingston, there is Kilmer. On College Avenue, there is Alexander (my personal favorite). On Douglass, there is Mabel Smith Douglass Library. This is only a petite percentage of Rutgers’ widespread collection of libraries among New Brunswick, additionally including the Newark and Camden campuses. Particularly, since I am a New Brunswick student, I would like … More Before Due Dates/Deadlines, Utilize the Library
Obviously staying organized in college is important. From due dates to exam dates, classes and offices hours to exams, there’s a lot. Personally in high school I never used a planner and I miraculously managed to get through the year. Now I don’t know what I would do without a plan of what I am … More How to Start Planning? (or at least my method)
This is going to be one of my more personal posts, but I’d like to speak on something on behalf of the Honors College students. First of all, the “Honors College” is the body of students with the title and not just the name of the dorm. The Honors College is different from the Honors … More “I live in the Honors College”
With so much food at your fingertips, it can be a challenge to eat healthy and prevent weight gain. There’s always worry over the “freshman fifteen” but not much talk about what can be done to prevent it. Organizations such as RU Healthy may push students to go for the greener dining option, but remember that the … More Personal Training at Rutgers
Rutgers is a humongous institution. Its size is easily noticeable when it comes to soft data: the number of students (that nearly exceeds 40 thousand on New Brunswick campus), the countless number of extra-curricular activities, and finally, the unlimited number of sport organizations that one can join here. Without a doubt, it is excellent to … More Crew: The Forgotten Scarlett Sport
It’s already the second week of a new semester, and I am already exhausted. Yesterday I was doing my Calculus homework all day and I honestly got burnout because it took forever. Luckily for me, it wasn’t too bad and I was able to start studying again a couple of hours later, but being burned … More Preventing Student Burnout
This semester, I am taking an online course for the first time in my college career. My online course’s accessible platform through eCollege has offered me the tools to succeed in a virtual classroom: there is a textbook to read, a forum for professor-student discussion, and a grading book in which I can keep track … More Online Courses: At Your Own Pace
My team! RUAB The Right to Rights. Getting involved on a college campus can be intimidating, and on a campus as large as Rutgers University- New Brunswick, it can almost seem impossible. For freshman especially, joining clubs and really becoming “a part” of something is not fun when every one else seems to already know each … More RUAB: Rutgers University Alternative Breaks
There is something beautiful about an entire culture collectively deciding one night to make a change in their lives for the better. This is the phenomenon of New Years Eve. Everyone decides on a few minor positive alterations that begin with the annual transition (after the hangover subsides, of course.) But why stop at the … More Turn Your Dreams into a Resolution This Semester
Happy New Year, readers!! This is going to be one of my school-specific posts, directed at those high school seniors who are anxiously waiting to hear back, or have already heard back, from admissions regarding their acceptance into the Rutgers University New Brunswick School of Nursing. As a first-year nursing student who has completed her … More So You Want To Be A Rutgers Nursing Major?