Darin Dabney

Darin Ke'la Dabney is a sophomore at the University of Central Florida. She is majoring in advertising/public relations. You can reach her on Twitter @aleknirad__.


3 Things to Figure Out Before College for Academic Success

Here's what every student, no matter how young or old, should learn in order to do their best in school.read more

4 Places to Find Inspiration as a Student

You're sure to get into a positive state of mind for the upcoming school year with these inspired online resources.read more

7 Ways to Ease Homesickness in College

It's pretty easy to get homesick in college, especially if you opted to study a little farther from home. But there are some simple ways to ease that feeling.read more

5 Reasons You Should Vote This Year

Turning 18 before November! Good news: You can vote! And here's why you should.read more

My End-of-the-Semester Reflection Letter

As one semester ends and yet another begins, one student looks back on what she's learned from her school year thus far.read more

5 Ways to Get Ready for the Holidays as a College Student

It's that time of year! You might be pining for your holiday break, but there are plenty of ways to get in the holiday spirit while you're still on campus.read more

A Playlist for Those Who Pine for Summer

Some people love the crunch of leaves under their boots, pumpkin spice everything, and the promise of the winter to come. Others . . . not so much. Missing summer? This playlist will help cure your cold-weather blues.read more

My Transfer Checklist

Deciding to transfer from one college to another takes a lot of planning. Read on for a checklist that will help point you in the right direction.read more