At many colleges, 18 credit hours is considered the maximum course load that you can take per semester. Most advisors suggest only 15-16 credit hours per semester, but sometimes you need to cram in a few more hours to be on track. Here's how to succeed while taking 18 credit hours -- without having to… Continue reading How to Take 18 Credit Hours Per Semester (and Not Hate Yourself)
Increasingly, competitive high school students are running into a big question: should I take AP or dual enrollment classes? Which is better? Of course, it is practically impossible to determine that one is, in all regards, superior to the other. However, in my experience as a student in both AP and dual enrollment courses, I… Continue reading AP vs. Dual Enrollment: Which is Better?
Hey guys! As most of you know, I just started my second semester of college (you can see the classes I'm taking/extracurriculars I'm doing here), and I have gained a lot of valuable knowledge from my first semester in college -- including NOT to take back-to-back classes. Here, I talk about why taking classes one… Continue reading Why you Shouldn’t Take Back to Back Classes in College
Hey guys! I'm sure many of you, like me, have just started off a brand new semester in a brand new year. For a lot of students, getting enough good quality sleep is a struggle -- I know it took me years of sleep deprivation to finally find what works for me (plus a less… Continue reading How to Get Better Sleep
[taken from my Odyssey page, where you can check out more of my non-study-related writing] I’m an avid reader. There’s nothing I love more than diving into a new novel, whether it be nonfiction about a recent scientific discovery or a centuries-old classic. In 2018 alone, I read 46 books, and started three more that I… Continue reading The Top 10 Books I Read in 2018
Hello! As you have probably guessed by the title of this blog, my name is Nina! I am in my first year at North Carolina State University, and I am a double major in Biology and Political Science with a minor in History. I am starting this blog to share the study tips and tricks… Continue reading Introduction Post