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Diksha Srishyla's picture

Biking in the Minneapolis summer!

This is my second time staying in Minneapolis over the summer break doing research, and guess what I have been doing when I am not working on my research projects or studying for the GRE? I get out and bike! Well, not ALL the time, but fairly often...
Yang Yang Sim's picture

Leaving the US for the Summer? But First…

You just landed on U.S. soil once again after spending your entire summer in your hometown of Dushanbe, Tajikistan. As you join the hour-long line to the notorious U.S. Customs checkpoint, you reached in your bag for your passport, ready to present...
Fabio Hodo's picture

Fun Classes you must try!

Hello guys, So you are in college now, taking 15 credits of Introduction to Physics, Calculus 1, Chemistry, Microeconomics etc. You feel you can take one more class, maybe something fun. try something new. In that case, you are reading the right...
Yang Yang Sim's picture

Off-Campus Housing: Searching a New Home

So you’re halfway through your freshman/first-year of college and you’re having a great time in the dorms with your newfound friends but you’re tired of having dorm food every day, having to shower in the common bathroom down the hallway only to...
Anh Hoang's picture

Best business major in Carlson School of Management

If you ask me what is the best business-related major in my opinion, I would say, without a doubt, is MIS (Management Information Systems). Due to the incresing demand of data mining and data analysis, there is a growing need for MIS graduates, thus...
Dara Pribadi's picture

Freshman 15

Have you guys heard of freshman 15? I'm sure you have. If you are a future freshman students, you should read this! Freshman 15 is a belief that freshman college students will gain about15 pounds during their first year in college. Now, is this a...
Faruk Aydin's picture

College vs. High School: Academics

Anyone remember transitioning from middle school to high school? I was told that high school was going to be much harder; more advanced classes, SATs, APs, searching for universities, waiting for acceptance and as if it wasn’t enough, teenage...
Leonardo Buzzetto's picture

Beating the Language Barrier

Hi Guys, As you may know, many international students suffer from some kind of language barrier when they transition from their home countries. Its perfectly normal that it should happen, after all, speaking a second or third language isn’t just...
Dara Pribadi's picture

Tips on How to Travel on a Budget

Spring break is coming, and one of the best ways to spend it is to travel! I know, as a college student, we have to be smart on how we spend our money. But that doesn't mean that you can't go travelling over the spring break. Now I'm going to give...
Fabio Hodo's picture

What is a class like at the University of Minnesota?

Hey guys, When I first got my acceptance letter from the University of Minnesota I was, of course, really excited, but I also had a lot of questions in my head, one of them being: "What are classes like at the University of Minnesota?". We know that...

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