For me, English class is the highlight of my day. I love reading and I enjoy writing essays. However, the idea is not lost on me that many people dread English class. So, from one English major to anyone who needs some advice when it comes to surviving English class with your mind (and GPA) … Continue reading 7 Tips for Surviving an English Class
If I seem silent lately, it's because I have very little time to blog...or sleep! I decided to take two summer classes in order to alleviate my course-load during the fall. Yes, I had good intentions but now I am not as thrilled as I was going in. I know I can't be the only … Continue reading Summer School Survival Tips
I come in contact with a large number of college students -- be it through my own school, my previous school or extracurricular activities. One thing I notice is how incredibly busy these students are. The thing is, much of the "busy" doesn't stem from their course load but rather everything else going on in … Continue reading Don’t Overdo It! Give Yourself Time to Breathe
I cannot believe that I am now entering week 8 of this 16 week semester. This semester has been both slow and yet fast at the same time. I don't know how that is possible, I suppose it depends upon the day. Regardless, I am happy that I am halfway through my first semester at … Continue reading Diary of a Transferring Mom Part 4: Mid-Term
Dear Dianna, I have never taken an online class and was wondering if you have taken one and what you think about them? As a mom, do you recommend taking classes online? Sincerely, Curious Mom Hello Curious Mom! Online classes are becoming more and more popular in our technologically advanced world and I have taken … Continue reading Ask Dianna: Online Classes – Yea or Nay?
Studying takes up a large amount of any students life. For every unit of class time it is recommended that a student spends twice as much time outside of class studying. Basically 3 units = 3 hours of class time per week + 6 hours of out-of-class study time per week. If you take that one … Continue reading Top 10 Places to Study — Even For Moms!
The question I am asked most frequently is "How do you have time to do it all?" and let me tell you sometimes I just want to say that I don't know how I do it. To be fair, I am incredibly fortunate to have a supportive husband and that makes a huge difference. However, I know … Continue reading 7 Steps for Effective Time Management for Moms in College