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Getting Back on Track During a Busy Semester

Getting Back on Track During a Busy Semester

I’ve committed a big no-no in blogging: not posting regularly. I tried to stick to the schedule of posting once per week, but I’ve fallen behind. I’m going to work my way up, and start on a once-a-month schedule until the semester is over. Thank […]

16 Things to do in Between Classes

16 Things to do in Between Classes

Sometimes you have back, to back, to back, to back classes, just like in high school. However, more often then not, you’ll at least have one day where you have a really long break in between classes. What do you do during this time? Below […]

6 Things TAs Wish Students Knew: How to get the most out of office hours

6 Things TAs Wish Students Knew: How to get the most out of office hours

You have that big midterm exam worth 30% of your grade. You’ve done the readings, been to class, and yet, your head is still swimming. Seeking advice and clarity, you go to your teaching assistant’s (TA’s) office hours. You spend a half hour talking, but […]

College Advice from Someone who Graduated with a 3.986/4.00 GPA – and Still had a Life!

College Advice from Someone who Graduated with a 3.986/4.00 GPA – and Still had a Life!

*** My academic success is a large motivator for why I started All Wavelengths. I want to share my experience and advice for doing well in the classroom while balancing everything else in life! It is possible! This post will scratch the surface of the […]

10 Questions to Ask Yourself When Applying to Colleges

10 Questions to Ask Yourself When Applying to Colleges

*** The application process is daunting, to say the least, regardless of whether you are still in high school or it’s been years since you stepped foot into a classroom. I applied when I was a junior in high school and I can remember how […]

Graduate School: Why Potential Advisers Aren’t Responding to your Emails

Graduate School: Why Potential Advisers Aren’t Responding to your Emails

*** Applying for graduate school is very different than applying for undergrad. Often, you need to have support from 1-2 professors or potential advisors to support your application — even if you’re the most talented individual of the bunch, without a faculty member’s support you […]

How to get Strong Letters of Recommendation in College: Even when you’re a freshman

How to get Strong Letters of Recommendation in College: Even when you’re a freshman

*** You’ve found an amazing summer internship, and you can’t wait to apply.   Resume? Check. Cover letter? Check. Letters of Recommendation? Wait, what?!   I can’t tell you how many times I found amazing internship opportunities but was stopped dead in my tracks after […]