What’s Next?!

Did you know that if I had applied to a masters program during my final undergrad year, I might have an MA by now, depending on the program or institute? But I’m glad I decided to try something different—my year earning a postgrad certificate was a definite learning and growing experience. And being back at …

Painting to Music: Open Studio’s “Besting Stress” During Midterms

With midterm’s right around the corner, we’re probably all looking forward to some downtime. It’s stressful, even for those lucky few that may only have one or two midterms to juggle with. Stress can impair our focus and fry our brains. One of the most important things we forget to do is take breaks. We …

Throwback: How to Succeed During Your First Undergraduate Year

Written by: Shannon Webb The first year of your undergraduate degree can be stressful and challenging.  Check out these tips to help make your first undergraduate year an easy transition. Ø  Meet with your Academic Advisor: these people know what they are talking about! Meet with your Academic Advisor (we happen to truly enjoy our Durham Academic Advisors, Craig and …