As the weather begins to warm up, here are some exciting activities to do in DC! Take a Hike! Get into the great outdoors by taking a hike at Rock Creek Park or Theodore Roosevelt Island. Also, National Park week is April 21-29 with completely free entrance for parks like Great Falls! See some cherry … Continue reading Fun Spring Activities to do in the District!
Three days left until spring break! You can finally let loose, relax, and forget about school. And you should, at least for some of the break so long as you are being healthy about when you ignore school work. Instead of pretending it’s not there and you don’t have to return, do a few things … Continue reading Have a Self-Care Spring Break!
1- Take advantage of every opportunity to grow intellectually and personally. Whether it is being an active and invested member of a club or learning a new skill outside of class, there is so much you can do and learn during your time in college, specifically AU. 2- Work hard for you, get a college … Continue reading 5 things your peer advisors want you to know
The 2017-2018 Peer Advising Team reflects on what it takes to be a peer advisor... Taylor: To be a peer advisor, it takes patience, compassion, and comfort within your own self. For success as a peer advisor, an individual must be able to easily put themselves in someone else’s shoes and view life from their … Continue reading What does it take to be a peer advisor?
If you're reading this, take a deep breath and pat yourself on the back. You've made it this far! The end of the semester is in sight! This also means that finals week is right around the corner. This can be a very stressful time so here are some strategies that can help you alleviate … Continue reading End of semester tips
With finals right around the corner, I find it more and more pertinent to have a plan for my plans. This seems a bit absurd, but what I mean is, in order to handle all the work coming my way, I need a clear picture of the rest of my semester, some sort of organization. … Continue reading Getting organized!
Nicolle San Jose, one of the amazing peers in the CAS peer advising program, is a senior studying Public Health and Sociology while also pursuing an MA in Health Promotion Management. Here is what she has to say about the combined BA/MA program. Stuff you should know Current AU undergraduate students have the option to … Continue reading Should I stay another year?
The Bender Library, or Club Lib, always a popular place for study time. However, it can get incredibly crowded during the busiest times of the year. With midterms coming up, the CAS peer advisors are here to suggest great places on campus to study and complete homework! The Battelle Atrium Right here in our building … Continue reading Best places to study on campus!
Your first semester of freshman year is probably when you realize that you need to have some sort of time management system to be able to function. Time management is one of the many skills that you develop or really can perfect during your time at AU. Here are some of my time management habits … Continue reading Time Management Tips