Student Life – The University Network We help students save! Fri, 17 Feb 2017 19:09:51 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Student Life – The University Network 32 32 How to Get College Professors to Like You Fri, 10 Feb 2017 23:04:30 +0000 Students often fail to remember that college professors have feelings too. It is very important to treat professors with respect. How your professor feels about you can influence how much time and effort they are willing to put into helping you with your course, along with how good of a recommendation they will write you for graduate school or a job. Most students forget to show professors their appreciation. Here are simple ways you can show college professors your respect and appreciation: Come to class prepared. You will surely get on your professor’s good side if you do all your ]]> Cheap, Nutritious Foods College Students can eat to Keep the Stress Away Fri, 10 Feb 2017 22:50:09 +0000 At one point in my college career, college and stress started to coincide and mean the same thing. Being on my own and gaining new independence is what college is all about, right? Let’s not forget to add the juggling of numerous exams, assignments, projects, social life, relationships, extracurriculars, laundry, a budget and more. A balanced life is almost impossible for us students, and stress becomes second nature.  In order to be successful in college, you need to stay healthy, happy and at ease. If I told you there are foods that have been scientifically proven to control your stress, ]]> How to Make a Home in Your Dorm Fri, 10 Feb 2017 22:47:07 +0000 I remember walking up and down the aisles at Target, pushing a heavy cart full of new fuzzy bath towels, plastic drawers, a trashcan, a new pan and broom, and every other item I would need for my new dorm. I can remember hearing my mom telling me that I should decorate my dorm room and what was I going to put onto my walls. I just shrugged it off, I did not really want to, so I said nothing. But the moment I realized I was alone, I knew she was right. I moved all the way from Boston ]]> Guide For International College Students in America Wed, 08 Feb 2017 21:05:27 +0000 The United States of America has the largest international student population. The USA has come a long way in terms of its diverse student body and international education. Applying as an international student is a long and tedious process, but once it’s complete, you may begin feeling a little nervous about going to a completely different country all by yourself. International students entering college have it a little tougher than the rest. Not only is going to college a new and challenging experience for them, but international students are also thousands of miles away from home and their family. You ]]> Guide for Transferring College: Things You Should Know Fri, 03 Feb 2017 19:33:44 +0000 Most of the attention during admission season is given to high school applicants, which means the transfer students get left behind. According to the National Association for College Admission Counseling, about a third of the students end up transferring to other universities. Here are 7 things about transferring that you might not know but should. 1. Competition can be slightly tougher. The acceptance rate for transfer applicants can sometimes be higher than the normal first-year acceptance rate. For example, at Stanford University, the acceptance rate for transfer students is between 1% and 4%, while for freshman applicants it is 5.1%. However, ]]> 7 Reasons to Study Abroad Fri, 03 Feb 2017 15:15:24 +0000 Study abroad programs provide students with a unique experience where you get the opportunity to gain knowledge in a foreign country. For many students, this is the only time they can travel the world without any commitments. It is the perfect time to learn about a new culture and possibly yourself. It is one of the most beneficial opportunities provided by colleges, and you should definitely take advantage of it. Here are 7 reasons why you should participate in a study abroad program during your college career! 1. Explore a New Country What better way to make studying more fun ]]>