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Monday, May 27, 2019

What I wish I knew as an incoming first-year

Yes, you made it into college and you may have just moved into your dorm room or gotten your schedule of college courses for the fall. It is easy to get overwhelmed by the...

New Academic Year, New You

And we're back. Back to coffee-powered cram sessions, naps in your 8 o’clock lecture, mortifying call-outs by your professor for said naps, narcoleptic body jolts and the contemplation of a night out with your dorm...

An introduction to summer courses

If you are still wondering what to do this summer, then you might want to consider taking summer courses. There are a variety of reasons to do so, including getting ahead on units or...

Planning for a Post-Grad Education

Most people believe that if you want to go to a graduate school program then you need to start planning early. It is recommended to start looking into programs two years before graduating. However,...

Mastering the job hunt

Finding a job is certainly not the easiest of tasks. First, you spend countless hours polishing your application, and then you spend more hours contemplating and worrying about the interview. After the interview, you...

Don’t stress: Finding direction post-graduation

At the end of every journey lies a new beginning. For undergrad students, this journey will unfold in a plethora of ways. Some will dive right into the corporate world, while others will pursue...

Graduating? How to make the most of your last weeks at UCR

For many of us, UCR has been our home for several years. We entered the campus blissfully unaware of our futures, and now we will be leaving changed for the better with a new...

Campus Cope: Dropping CNAS isn’t the end of the world

Commonly, college is perceived as a place for young students to pursue their passions, an almost mystical land of opportunities where dreams become a reality. Many students, including myself, come into UCR with high...

Campus Cope: Safe ways to ensure academic security

"Pain is temporary, but GPA is forever.” Generally when people look back on how their grades started to flop in the last stretch of the quarter, they rarely ask themselves what they could have done...

Campus Cope: How to deal with toxicity online and in gaming

Trolling is unavoidable. One day, you ask the internet, “My car is messed up. What do I do?” Someone responds, “Yah! Just deflate your tires half way so you can reset the flux capacitor.”...