Archive for category: Student Survival

So Long Starbucks, Sip on Something New!

So Long Starbucks, Sip on Something New!

Whether it’s part of a morning ritual, an afternoon pick-me-up, or an all-day, everyday habit, coffee always finds a way to sneak its way into our everyday lives.

Ready, Set, Go! Back to School Steals and Deals

Ready, Set, Go! Back to School Steals and Deals

Yes, it’s really that time again, and it did not sink in until the very first fall syllabus appeared in my inbox.

6 Important Lessons to Learn Freshman Year

Hello you freshman who is reading this story. Welcome to Fordham. You are probably going to have a rather hectic few weeks starting right about now.

How to Turn a Drab Internship into a Fab Internship Experience

Did you ever have an internship that was just not enjoyable?

Pet Peeves Revealed

Pet Peeves Revealed

Ever wonder what annoys professors most? When finals are right around the corner and your grades are borderline, wouldn’t it be helpful to know whether you’re doing that one thing that could be driving your professor crazy?

Spring Greens for a Healthier You

Spring Greens for a Healthier You

College can be quite demanding. Sometimes we get so carried away with academic and social callings that we end up emotionally and physically drained by the end of the day.

Transferring Schools: A Different Take on the Meaning of “First Choice”

Transferring Schools: A Different Take on the Meaning of “First Choice”

Can you imagine starting college all over again?

Ridiculously Cheap College Eats: $5 or Less

Ridiculously Cheap College Eats: $5 or Less

For many college students, managing money is a problem.

Keep the Crazy Schoolwork Going All Night long

Keep the Crazy Schoolwork Going All Night long

Good news, readers: today’s column is a special edition of “I Pity The Jewel.” What’s special about it? Well, I’ve been awake for 28 hours, there is an exciting amount of coffee in my system, I’ve listened to more than one Justin Bieber hit single today and I am just now sitting down to write. Are you excited? I am. Let’s do this.

Promoting Change by Learning about Credit

For residents of the Kingsbridge section of the Bronx, opportunities to gain financial know-how are few and far between. But two Fordham students are working in the community to change this: Pia Desangles, Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) ’14, and Esteban Orozco, FCLC ’14, are devoting their free time to helping underprivileged Bronx residents learn how to protect themselves financially.