The moment November strikes, the semester flies by in the blink of an eye. The most hectic time at Boston College tends to be the weeks connecting Thanksgiving and Winter Break, where students are caught in a limbo between completing all of their coursework and enjoying the Boston winter wonderland. So, here are some tips on how to finish out your fall semester successfully.
Whether you listen to “Rivers and Roads” by The Head And The Heart or “Boston” by Augustana on repeat or are wrapped up in the post-graduate job search, we as seniors must ensure that we make the most out of our BC experience. As alumni often reminisce on their last year at BC being their best, here are a few tips on how to make the most out of your final year on the Heights:
It would be difficult to find a Boston College student who, by the end of their four years, has never taken a trip to one of Chestnut Hill’s local grocery stores. For the majority of these students, the art of grocery shopping is one that is tough to master and sometimes takes years to perfect.
Instead of only sticking to your resolutions and goals for a couple of weeks, here are some tips to ensure that you stick to your resolutions throughout the semester (and potentially the whole year) …
“There are many things that people do not tell you when you decide to live on your own—you have to communicate with a landlord, adhere to neighborhood and community rules, and keep track of many “small” things, like knowing when garbage pick up day is. Here are some tricks and tips regarding the things that people do not tell you when living off campus.”
“For both those who have experienced it before and those who have not, here are some tricks and tips that I’ve found to be helpful in navigating typical life at BC.”
Some feel more motivated to get their work done so that they can spend their time outdoors, but the better weather also makes it challenging to finish the semester out strong. With this, it is important to make a change in scenery and find new study spots.