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How to say Goodbye to Family and Friends

As you go away to college in the next few weeks saying goodbye to your family friends can be the hardest part of leaving. These are the people who made..

Flu Season Is Here!

Uh Oh. It’s Flu season! Staying healthy at any point in life is extremely important, but getting sick in college can really affect you. Getting the flu means missing school,..

New Semester…New You!!!

You are almost one week into the new year and can now officially say you made it through your first semester and by now you should be reflecting on your..

How to say Goodbye to Family and Friends

As you go away to college in the next few weeks saying goodbye to your family friends can be the hardest part of leaving. These are the people who made..

Dealing with Finals and Holiday Stress

IT’S THE END OF THE SEMESTER ALREADY?! I STILL HAVE SO MUCH WORK TO DO! We’ve all been there. No matter how hard we try to be productive, our best..

How to say Goodbye to Family and Friends

As you go away to college in the next few weeks saying goodbye to your family friends can be the hardest part of leaving. These are the people who made..

Is it time to choose classes already?!

Registration for the Spring semester may have already passed by, or could be approaching quickly. If you ask any upperclassman you know, or even us here on the iRA team,..

Where you want to be

At this very moment you are probably indulging in leftovers from the holiday. While now is a good time to enjoy the break from school, this is also a good..

Home for the Holidays

Thanksgiving is next week…can you believe it? Going home can be fun and relaxing, but it can also be stressful. Often times you can be pulled in many directions that..

I’m so FULL…taking TOO much on your plate

With the holidays arriving, everyone can imagine that feeling of being entirely way to stuffed with food, yet we all somehow mange to eat a piece of pie or have..

Undecided Major?

Are you still undecided and more than half way through your first semester of college? You’re not alone! It is OKAY to be unsure during the first part of your..

But I thought you were my friend!?!?!?!

Sometimes we begin friendships in college and suddenly they seem to be falling apart–always around the most stressful time of the semester too, mind you. So what do you do..

What Would Grandma Do?

Halloween as a college student is no longer the cute and sweet holiday you remember has a kid. Now it is about raunchy costumes and partying. So as a college..

Halfway there….

Great news… you have survived the first weeks of college. This is a big feat to be proud of; some students have not made it this far and wished they..

Don’t Fall Under Stress

Sometimes college can get really stressful. With full course loads, managing new friendships, old relationships with family and friends back home, dating, along with the various other aspects of college..

1st Month is over!

Well September is finally at its end. You’ve made it through your first month (or so) of college! What are your reactions? Do you love it? Are you having difficulties?..

How are you progressing?

You have now been an official college student for a few weeks now. There are several things suggested you try that have been mentioned throughout the book and our blog...

Let’s check in.

I’d love to hear about what has been going on these past few weeks for everyone. Has school been what you expected? Are you stressed? How are you adjusting to..