“College is a time to start over and to reinvent yourself if you want. It’s a time to be who you truly are and to make friends with people who you might not have been friends with in high school. As you enter this transition phase in your life, remember that people are shaped by their experiences.”
“Despite missing BC and my BC friends a lot, it can be really hard to stay connected with each other between traveling, working, or other summer activities. Here are some of my favorite easy ways to stay connected with your BC friends while at home for the summer.”
To save you time and effort from searching for a study spot off campus, here are a few places around Boston that will give you a change of scenery, as well as the perfect environment to help you focus on your work.
Given my long history with burnout, I hope to give you some of my tips and tricks to break free from this toxic relationship, especially as the end of the semester approaches. I’ve found that these have helped me deal with the emotional—and sometimes physical—stress of finals season and its good friend burnout.
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) …
“Learning how to live communally can be an adjustment for everyone, so I hope sharing what I have learnt over the past few months will be beneficial to exchange students and full-time BC students alike.”
“Through sharing my experiences during my year abroad, I am hoping to not only help other international students feel less like they have to do this on their own—we all feel overwhelmed—but also to help BC students understand how unique their experience is.”
“Many of these activities weren’t possible last year because of COVID-19, so read on to find out my tips for getting all that you can out of this fall season.”