Worst Week of Semester

It's the worst week of the semester. That's right the week before finals week is finally here. In all it's frantic, anxiety-filled, stress-inducing glory. For the next one hundred and sixty-eight hours my life will be consumed with thoughts of school and finals. It may not actually be finals week just yet but it's the … Continue reading Worst Week of Semester

Annotated Bibliographies

An absolutely gross assignment that goes along with research papers in a lot of classrooms. Annotated bibliographies are meant to make sure that the student is reading the sources they will be using and check for understanding of that reading. And yes, they work to that end. As I worked on one for a class … Continue reading Annotated Bibliographies

College Safe Spaces

About a month or two ago the University of Chicago received quite a bit of public attention for a letter that had been sent to the incoming freshman class. The letter was written to tell the students that they would not find safe spaces and trigger warnings at UChicago since the school will not support … Continue reading College Safe Spaces

Advice from a Professor

So we've hit that time of the semester. That time when tests are beginning to creep into the schedule, creating more stress and anxiety as students try to cram all the studying they haven't done into just the few days before the test. But it also brings with it the after test review classes in … Continue reading Advice from a Professor