Almost every student has the opportunity to study abroad. If you’re studying languages it’s usually compulsory, but depending on your course and college/university you might well be able to spend a semester or even a whole year away regardless of your field of study. Many engineers at my university chose to learn German and took [...]
Fantastical for iPhone is a new app which wants to change the way we use our iOS calendar, but is it any good? Fantastical has 2 ways to view your calendar, the day ticker (left) which is a scrollable horizontal list of dates – click on anyone to see a list view of events for [...]
Deciding to take a gap year or not is a big decision, some people do it, some people don’t, some people regret their decision and some people say it was the best year of their lives. Naturally this is dependent on the kind of person you are, what you want to study, how old you [...]
It happens to every college student out there – overload. Between exams, papers, reading, class preparation, friends, and family it just feels like there’s too much to do, and not enough time to do it in. I know that feeling – it happens to almost everyone every so often, but you can deal with it! [...]
This is a guest post by Joe Petchonka. The one thing that most students dread is trying to get past a semester filled with a lot of intense courses. If you’ve ever had to take physics, calculus, chemistry and psychology courses all at the same time, you’ll know exactly how it feels to be academically [...]
If you have ever even vaguely wondered about this, then it might be true. How many times have you blown off doing homework in favour of a date or hanging out with your “other half”? Every once in a while this is fine to do – and you certainly shouldn’t spend all your time studying. [...]
Go where? Well in my case I found out about a conference in Berlin relevant to my course that might help me find a job for my year abroad… So I looked at the flight prices, hotel costs, entry fees etc, and decided that it was worth it.
I know it sounds like what your parents say (I wasn’t hatched no matter how often they insist it), but listen. When the iPad came put I wanted one. Actually I still do. But they’re expensive and I have to pay for things like rent so spending the equivalent of 2 months rent (I want [...]