Getting Organized: Tips for the First Week of College Classes

The first week of college classes can be a little stressful. It is a new environment with different expectations and lots of new faces. Luckily, UC is a very friendly and welcoming environment and students are well looked after in their first week of classes. Here are some of my tips to help make it…

Things To Do In The Summer Before College

Orientation Make sure to look out for emails from the university informing you about orientation week. There is a lot of key information provided in these meeting sessions that would give you a flying head start once classes actually begin. Whether Orientation is in person or virtual, it’s beneficial to attend so that you know…

Music for Studying

Everyone has their preference when it comes to studying with background music/noise/ audio. For me personally,  the music I play almost cues my mind to get into a ‘zone’ and so I thought I would share my routine.  Chemistry homework problems  For a task that requires me to draw and problem solve, I prefer not…

Fun Classes to Take at UC

Steve Jobs, the founder of Apple, was a college drop out. However, when he dropped out, he decided to take part time classes and only opted for the classes he found interesting. He ended up taking a class on fonts and realized how interesting they are, the science behind it and how they can be…

Finals Are Near

We are just about to start our 13th week of the spring semester and as we realize we are almost done, we are just 2 weeks away from finals. Every course has its own plan for its final exam, and so I  can just speak to my experience so far.  For some courses, the final…

See The World at UC

If you are reading this, you probably are or are looking to be an international student and have already taken the first step to traveling the world! As Trevor Noah, a South African comedian, said, “traveling is the antidote to ignorance.” University of Cincinnati understands the value in learning outside of classes and hence provides…