Student Life


Starting a Money Making Blog

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure policy for more information. The best decision I have made in college was starting a money making blog. This blog has given me countless opportunities!Β  My initial reason for starting a blog was to maintain a creative, yet challenging hobby while having a platform to help students. But, it soon became a fun and exciting way for me to help pay my college expenses! So, let me guess. You are sitting there, reading this post and have been slowly thinking about creating a blog. Or maybe, you didn’t even know it was a viable option for you and are looking for a way to start making money on the side? Whatever the reason is, I am glad you found this post because I am going to tell you just how easy starting a money making blog is and why you…

How to Take Notes You’ll Actually Use

After many years in college, I have finally been able to create a note-taking system that I am confident in. I use a combination of colors, diagrams, pictures, and questions to be able to distinguish between different classes, lecture topics, information, ideas, and important points. Surprisingly, it has taken me quite a long time to finally figure out that note taking is more about reviewing information from the class than just learning from the class material while it is being taught. After I finally perfected my system, I find myself actually wanting to review my notes every day. I am now able to connect my notes with my homework, reading assignments, and projects as well as be able to prepare for upcoming exams. Perhaps most importantly, however, I have been able to use my previous notes and note-taking skills to be able to study for much more important exams, such…