The CSA peer advisers put together a list of their top tips for final exams, and some of them might surprise you! One of our favorites: practice teaching the material you need to learn to a classmate. If you can teach it, you can ace a test on it.
Peer Adviser Post: Getting through Midterms by Nina Mandracchia, CC '18
Happy fall everyone! First of all, congratulations to football on their first win of the season! Now that we’re all done celebrating, it’s time to face the dreaded midterm season. There are some tips that we’ve all heard before such as start studying early (aka don’t cram), get plenty of sleep, etc.
To Drop or Not to Drop - CC Drop Deadline Next Week! by Katie Kester, CC '16
It’s the beginning of October, and we’re a few weeks in the semester. All of our classes and activities are starting to gear up to full speed. Now is a good time to ask yourself – am I taking on too much? Will I be able to successfully manage all of these classes or is there somewhere I should cut back?
Peer Adviser Post: Life After Study Abroad - 6 Things to Consider by Jessica Geddes CC'16
Whether, like me, you have returned from Study Abroad and are dealing with re-entry firsthand, or you are considering studying abroad in the future, here are some thoughts on what it’s like returning to Columbia after your travels.
Peer Adviser Post: How Healthy Are You? by Dylan Cooper CC'18
Can you believe it? We’re already about a month deep into our classes, and it feels like the semester is whizzing by. If your schedule at all resembles mine, you’ll know that problem sets are beginning to pile on, labs and weekly quizzes are underway, and midterms are quietly creeping around the corner. Now seems like the perfect time to do a brief wellness check to assure yourself that you’re taking care of the most important thing on this campus – YOU.
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: