How to Make Your College Dorm Room Feel Like Home

After a long few months in quarantine, many students will be coming onto campus for the academic year—or maybe already have! Students will move into dorms, apartments or houses that they will be calling home for (hopefully) the next eight-ish months. It is important that students are able to get the most out of their space and make it feel like their own. I’ve compiled … Continue reading How to Make Your College Dorm Room Feel Like Home

Things No One Tells You You Need in College

When I finally headed to college, it was after a summer spent checking and rechecking an organized list of university essentials. From shower shoes to desk lamps, I created a long list of things that I knew would be necessities for me in dorm life. I checked it over and over in order to ensure that I forgot nothing. Looking back, I wish I had spent … Continue reading Things No One Tells You You Need in College

Advice for Freshman Going to School During the Pandemic

Preparing for your freshman year is typically a time characterized by excitement. Whether it be figuring out how you will be decorating your dorm room or talking to your future roommate, there’s a lot to look forward to; that is, until you remember you’re going off to college while COVID-19 is still rampant across the United States.  Acting responsibly to protect yourself and those around … Continue reading Advice for Freshman Going to School During the Pandemic

Welcome to The Freshman Diaries

*Written by Kate Turkeltaub, Olivia Talbott and Sara Jewel* Hi everyone! I’m Kate, a rising sophomore at Lehigh University. I am studying political science and environmental studies and I’m planning to add a double major in journalism! I am from Greenwich, CT where I have lived all my life. I was terrified of change and coming to college. The community I found at Lehigh my … Continue reading Welcome to The Freshman Diaries

Inside My Transfer Experience: How I Succeeded and My Major Takeaways

For some, transferring universities can be a very difficult and complex decision. For others, it’s a slice of cake. There are a bunch of valid reasons why someone may choose to transfer; maybe it’s because your financial situation has changed or you’re homesick. Perhaps you’re looking for more educational opportunities and pursuing a different major or a better program is more accessible elsewhere. Or, maybe … Continue reading Inside My Transfer Experience: How I Succeeded and My Major Takeaways

Ask Madison: Introducing Your New Go-To Source for Advice

It is a warm summer day in July. I am relaxing on a float in my grandmother’s pool when I decide to plug my earphones in, zone out, and learn tips and tricks from my favorite podcast, “Call Her Daddy.” I catch up on the ex-co-host Sofia Franklyn and her boyfriend Peter Nelson vs. Barstool Sports drama and proceed to listen to the newest episodes … Continue reading Ask Madison: Introducing Your New Go-To Source for Advice