Interactive Ra Blog

I want out!

It is probably safe to say the honeymoon is over. You have been living with your roommate for a few weeks now. By now, you should have a good understanding..

I’m out of here…

It is probably right about now the workload from your classes is starting to pile up. Stress is setting in. First quizzes and assignments are due. You got your..

Financial Aid and Work Study Tips

Hello Everyone! So I hope your first few weeks of college are going well. By this time you have figured out where your classes are located, know whats good to..

Checklist of Things to Do in the 1st Three Weeks of College

There are a lot of activities, stresses, worries, and anxieties as freshmen move onto college campuses. Here is a checklist of things you should try to accomplish these first few..

If you liked [_____] in high school, then try [______] in college: All about Clubs and Activities on Campus

In high school there were a limited number of clubs and activities one could participate in. There was drama club, math club, science club, band, choir, and sports. Of course..

Weekends Have Daylight Too: Getting the most out of the weekend to work and have fun

It’s weird to think that the weekends, a time generally used for fun and parties, can actually be used to get some work done. This is going to be a..

Gearing up for the 1st Day

First day of college already?? If it hasn’t come yet, it will come soon! College will be one of the best times of your life as long as you’re prepared...

Late Night Alternatives-If going out isn’t your scene

As shocking as it may seem, not EVERY college student wants to go out and drink at night. If you happen to be one of those students, you are probably..

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..

Pre-College Jitters-You Are Not Alone!

Fa-la-la-la-la-la tis the season. Everyone is going back to school and most of you are going to college. Whether you are going to college out of state, transferring, or commuting..

OMG books cost what???

Tips and tricks from a college senior So college books are REALLY expensive. If you have not figured this out by now…whoa. There are many options out there for college’s..

Having “The Talk”

I don’t mean THAT talk, although chances are parents will try and squeeze in a refresher on that subject before you depart for college. Everyone is different but sending a..

Summer Reading-Does it really matter?

In high school, a lot of people waited until the last minute to read their summer reading books. Then again, there were times where I even have procrastinated in doing..

Get Movin’ and Groovin’!

So bear with me on the title. I know “movin’ and groovin’” doesn’t sound all that appealing but it will really help you out in the long run. At my..

Preparing for college

  It is now August and most of you are preparing to start classes in just a few short weeks and a little over a month for those on the..

Thinking about going Greek?

For many of us, there is a stereotypical view of what your college experience should be like. For some, this includes becoming a member of the Greek Life community at..

High Ho! High Ho! It’s off to school we go!

That time of year is fast approaching. You are probably scrambling around, making sure you have everything you need before you head off to school. School supplies, dorm room decorations,..

Mental Health and How to get help

Recently I was skimming through my copy of “The Freshman Survival Guide” and I stopped at chapter 8: Mental Health. This is such an important and often forgotten about part..