Have you ever walked the campus of Georgetown, GW, or UMD and wondered what it would be like to take a class there? Well guess what, you can! Many students don’t know that American is part of the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area, an organization which includes the following institutions: American … Continue reading Making the Most of the Washington Consortium
It’s that time of year again folks, and applications are currently open for the 2017-2018 CAS Peer Advising positions. As the current Peers reflect on their time on the job so far, we thought we would share some of our best advice and best moments from the past semester and a half. Haleigh: “I love … Continue reading Why Become a Peer Advisor?
Although this winter weather hasn’t been too chilly, it can be harder to get off campus during January and February when walking around outside can be much less appealing than staying indoors. Here are a few places in northwest DC you can visit this winter that might make the chill worth it! Georgetown Waterfront Ice … Continue reading Things to Do: DC Winter
By now, most of you have gotten a feeling of how well you’re doing in your classes this semester. And some of you might be panicking about the fate of your grade, especially now that Thanksgiving break is right around the corner. No one wants to have to tell grandma that they’re not doing so … Continue reading Freshman Forgiveness
Welcome to registration season! As you begin planning your classes for next semester, you’ll have a jumble of three and four credit classes that might not add up to the number of total credits you’re looking for. Some AU scholarships require the completion of 30 credit hours for the academic year, and you might find … Continue reading How to Boost Your Credits
Halloween is right around the corner, and we are so excited! There are always tons of things to do in and around DC during this time of year that encompass various levels of spook. Check out the list below for our ten best things to do in DC to really get in the Halloween spirit! … Continue reading Top Ten Things to do Halloween Weekend
All-American Weekend, Alumni Weekend, Family Weekend: Call it whatever you want, but it will definitely be fun! This year’s All-American Weekend (October 21-22) is so STACKED with great events, I had trouble selecting which events to highlight for this post! To see the full list of events going on this weekend, click here or just check … Continue reading Take Advantage of All American Weekend!
How to Make the Most of a Class You Hate It happens to everyone: you register for a class and lug your bookbag there and back for a few weeks, slowly realizing that this class is becoming the bane of you existence. Whether it’s content that confuses or bores you, a professor who you don’t … Continue reading How to Make the Most Of A Class You Hate
College is stressful, there’s no denying that. According to the 2015 National College Health Assessment, 30% of college students reported that stress had a negative effect on their academic performance within the past year. Stress can manifest itself in many, many physical ways, and contribute to a multitude of health problems. Though it does take … Continue reading Self Care 101