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Peer Adviser Post: Senior Wisdom (Part Two)

Sophie Qian, CC '15

Yetserday was the last day of classes of my undergraduate career and my days as a Peer Adviser are pretty much over. It's a bittersweet, strange time right now: dealing with grown-up things (housing, traveling, yuck), the excitement of graduation celebrations, and studying for my final exams. All I have left to do as a PA is this last blog post, so I would like to use this opportunity to share three pieces of advice for the incoming freshmen and other underclassmen:

Peer Adviser Post: “Exercise! It's Good for You.”

Peer Adviser Post: Exercise, it's Good for You
by Aniekeme Umoh, SEAS '15

Peer Adviser Post: Fall Registration

Peer Adviser Post: Fall Registration
by Zhaoqi Li, CC '15

Peer Adviser Post: Time Management Strategies to Work Smarter, not Harder

Peer Adviser Post: Time Management Strategies to Work Smarter, not Harder
by Sophie Qian, SEAS '15

When I was a freshman, I tried to be hyper-productive. I would scurry from task to task, always checking my e-mail, organizing something, making a call, running an errand, etc. I thought that “staying busy” meant hard work, which would inevitably mean success. I realized though that it really led to mindless productivity— a constant need to do something and a tendency to waste time on menial tasks.

Peer Adviser Post: Countdown to Spring Break

Peer Adviser Post: Countdown to Spring Break
by Tiffany Tuedor, SEAS '17

I’m hearing birds chirping outside my window and the snow is melting, which means only one thing; spring is almost here! It’s been a long, frigid NYC winter and midterms may be locking us up in the libraries, but hang in there. We’re only a couple days left until Spring Break!

Peer Adviser Post: Studying Abroad

Peer Adviser Post: Studying Abroad
by Jessica Geddes, CC '16

Peer Adviser Post: Procrastination & Salience of the Present

Peer Adviser Post: Procrastination & Salience of the Present
By Jiawen Tang, CC '15

Peer Adviser Post: Summer Internships - Things I Wish I Would Have Known

Peer Adviser Post: Summer Internship Advice
By Adeeti Katti, CC '16

I think that being within such an incredible, inspiring community like Columbia is both a blessing and a curse. I found myself junior year stressing out a lot about summer internships and future careers, seeing my friends moving swiftly towards their dreams and goals. I guess what I would like to share most are the things I wish I would have known while going through that process:

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