Get Ahead on the College Application Process

Daria M. Rockholz, Ph. D – June 2018 If you want to get an edge on the college application process, begin by using your summer wisely. During the school year, high school students tend to get busy with their classes, sports, part-time jobs, and social activities, leaving little time for the college application process itself. … Read More

Why Your College Activity List Needs to be Better Than Nutella

Daria M. Rockholz, Ph.D. – May 2018 Nutella is like happiness in a jar. A single bite of Nutella will put an instant smile on your face. French parents name their child Nutella . . . Seriously, have you ever met anyone who didn’t love Nutella? If your college application is a delicious banana sandwich, … Read More

Take Control of Your Medications in College

Daria Rockholz – January 2018 If you’re a college-bound student currently taking medication, it is critical to your college success that you have a solid understanding of your medical needs prior to leaving home. At college, you will be completely responsible for managing your medication, as no one will be there to remind you.  Your … Read More

Take Advantage of the Writing Center on Your Campus

Daria Rockholz – September 2017 One of the most valuable — yet often underutilized — resources on a college campus is the Writing Center. The term “writing center” typically conjures up an image of a high school study hall, where students sit at desks in a large classroom to catch up on the prior week’s … Read More