Alyssa Abel

Alyssa Abel

Alyssa Abel is an education writer who helps students and teachers pursue their passions. Read more of her work on Syllabusy

Articles

8 Tips for Starting the New Year With a Positive Mindset

This year has been a long one, and with a new year on the horizon, we're all due for a reset and refresh. Here's how to start out 2021 with a positive mindset.read more

21 Apps to Get You Through Finals This Semester

Finals week is always a stressful time, and even more so if you have to manage finals from home. Here are 21 apps that will make exam season easier.read more

How to Choose the Grade and Subject You Want to Teach

So want to major in Education. Great! What grade level are you going to teach and what subject? Not sure? We can help you figure it out.read more

Avoid Credits That Won't Count Toward Your Degree

Some college courses seem fun, but if they don't count toward your degree, are they worth your time? Here's how to avoid credits that won't benefit you.read more

How to Beat Back-to-School Anxiety

Going back to school can be nerve-wracking for students, and it's only compounded this year by the pandemic. Here are some methods to help you beat anxiety!read more

Dorm Etiquette: 7 Ways to Be a Considerate Resident

Living in a dorm and having a roommate can be the best thing ever...or the worst. Use these tips to learn how to be a considerate dorm resident and get along with your roommate.read more

What Can You Do With a Social Work Degree?

A career in social work is bound to be rewarding no matter what you do, but here are some options of different jobs you can get with a Social Work degree.read more

What Career Path Is Right for Your Personality?

Everyone has a unique personality, but we all fall into certain "types." Here are some great career options if you fall into one of these five personality types.read more

The Best College Meals for Your Taste Buds and Budget

Healthy eating on a budget in college is not an easy task, but with these tips you can upgrade common college meals for a better taste, a healthier body, and a full wallet!read more

How to Find Balance as a Working Student

Finding the right balance between school, life, and work is difficult but not impossible. Check out these tips on how to balance it all as a working student!read more