College Advice

This Simple Hack Will Make You Accomplish Your Goals this Year

I’m a bit of a data geek.

I want to see the numbers and how they change over time.

I spend most of my days looking at spreadsheets, identifying trends, and solving problems.

So it’s to be expected, when it comes to my own goals, that I’d figure out a way to meticulously track them.

Why You Probably Fail at Tracking Your Goals

Last year I set a goal to track what I ate every day. It’s something I did several years before while in college that had dramatic effects on my weight. I lost 40 pounds and felt better and looked better than I ever had before.

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Easy Homemade Pizza for College Students

Pizza was a weekly ritual while I was in college. Most of the time I made it myself though when my budget would allow I’d pick up some delicious Papa Johns.

I picked up this recipe from a buddy in school. I have no idea where he got it but I’ve since found variations of it published all over the internet.

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The 3 Step Process to Choosing the Prefect Career

My senior year of high school I faced a serious crisis.

All my life I dreamed of working as an architect. I took drafting classes in high school. Scouted out numerous architectural colleges across the country. And read books written by famous architects.

Then in the fall of my senior year, right before college applications were due, I went and shadowed an architect to learn more about what exactly they do all day.

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Leaky Wallet? 3 Apps to Understand Your Spending

Getting control of your finances is a daunting task. It’s something I struggled with for a long time.

But then I started exploring financial apps on my phone and wow, there are so many helpful ones out there.

If you’re not quite ready to dive straight into creating a full fledged budget the three apps below may be a good place to start. 

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How to Start Working Out While in College

Eating healthy and working out are two ingredients to a successful college career that many students ignore.

A healthy diet and exercise routine will help you fend of sickness, sleep better, and even be more focused in class. 

But finding the time to eat healthy and exercise can be tricky. In this article we’re going to dive into how to add an exercise routine to your hectic schedule.

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3 Tips for Graduating College Debt Free

I was fortunate enough to graduate college a few years ago with zero debt. 

As the cost of college continues to rise however, this is becoming more and more difficult.

Used wisely, student loans can reap huge rewards. Allowing you to gain an education without having to spend years saving up to get there. In my experience however, many students live off of their loans. And they don’t always live cheap. Four years later they find themselves owing tens of thousands of dollars. And often, they still don’t have a degree.

Below are three tips to help you graduate debt free. 

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