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Holiday Season 2020

Posted on December 1st, 2020 by Luke Clausen

It’s the holiday season again and here in the US, you can actually feel the festivity in the air. Many cultures celebrate holidays during the wintertime, and no matter what you celebrate, it’s likely that this time of year brings back all kinds of memories of childhood and of time spent with your family and […]

Thanksgiving in 2020

Posted on November 1st, 2020 by Luke Clausen

This semester, students around the United States and the rest of the world have returned to campus for the first time since the Spring semester. Freshman students who are attending college for the first time won’t have anything to compare their first semester to, so they may not notice anything out of the ordinary. But […]

Study Tips for Exams

Posted on October 5th, 2020 by Luke Clausen

As a college student, your exam performance will have a direct impact on your grades and, in turn, your GPA. In many classes, there are only a few graded assignments aside from exams that factor into your grade. Even the most intelligent and dedicated students can struggle with having a low GPA. For this reason, […]

COVID-19 Update: What’s Happening in US Higher Ed this Fall?

Posted on September 16th, 2020 by Luke Clausen

The Background No matter where you are in the world, the coronavirus pandemic has impacted your daily life. As an international student, this impact is heightened drastically, because you are making major life choices, and these choices depend on whether or not your university’s campus is opening for the fall semester, the state of the […]

International Student Loans: What to Know

Posted on September 9th, 2020 by Luke Clausen

As an international student, finding the funding for your education will be one of the first steps you’ll need to take. College is expensive, and not many people are able to pay the tuition entirely upfront and on their own. There are a variety of financial aid options available to students who are committed and […]

Skateboarding in the US

Posted on July 24th, 2020 by Luke Clausen

Skateboarding took off in the United States in the 1970s, and was popularized by surfers in California. Since then, skateboarding has evolved in many ways; the culture, equipment, aesthetics, styles, and realm of possibility constantly grow and change. In the early days, skateboarding was very underground, and didn’t take off and start to penetrate pop […]

Tips for Taking Classes Online

Posted on June 1st, 2020 by Luke Clausen

Many students have spent their entire academic lives developing strategies to help them focus and concentrate when doing their schoolwork, and rely on these strategies in order to reach their full academic potential. These strategies are often classroom-oriented, so for many students, using these strategies could be difficult in a different environment. While learning in […]

Cleaning Up Your Social Media for Employers

Posted on May 29th, 2020 by Luke Clausen

Social media is a great way to stay in touch with people you know, but may not be able to see as often as you’d like to in order to stay close. For many people, it is an essential tool for building and maintaining relationships, especially during this pandemic. Sometimes, however, social media can be […]

California State University First in US to Close Campuses for Fall 2020 Term

Posted on May 16th, 2020 by Luke Clausen

If you are a college student, there is no doubt that COVID-19 has affected your life in many ways. Your classes have most likely switched to a virtual format, and this may have caused you to reconsider your decisions for the years to come. Maybe you thrive in this online environment, and like the way […]

Happy Earth Day 2020!

Posted on April 22nd, 2020 by Luke Clausen

Each year, Earth Day is celebrated on April 22nd to remind us of the environmental issues that face the world we live in. The holiday was officially created when a US Senator named Gaylord Nelson witnessed an oil spill in 1970 and decided that he wanted to create awareness for environmental issues. That makes this […]


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