Humans of DC: Carpe Diem

Sydney Clarke, Douglas College student

Douglas student Sydney Clarke has a new outlook on life after recovering from a serious illness.

Things I wish I knew before starting college

young college students

Avoid pain, disappointment and potential epic fails in your first year with excellent advice from students who’ve been there.

5 Mistakes I Made in My First Year of College

Transitioning into college life was exceptionally difficult for me because I was homeschooled for most of high school. Combine this with taking a gap year and working too much, I had a really hard time becoming accustomed to college life. During that transition, I learned some valuable lessons by making some big mistakes. Here are the ones that stick out the most.   I didn’t pay my fees on time. In my first semester I missed the fee payment deadline and realized this at 2am that night. I cried for an hour… Read More