Hi, I'm Krysten! I'm 20 years old, and I've lived in the Chicagoland area my entire life. I'm a big fan of social media, reading, listening to music, and singing loudly and poorly. I've loved my college experience thus far, and I'm excited to share the knowledge I've picked up on the journey!

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7 Things You Need to Do Before High School Graduation

Because it'll be here before you know it...read more

How to Prepare for Your First Summer After Freshman Year of College

Whether you're excited about summer break or anxious (or both), here's how to make the most of it.read more

8 Essential College Internship Tips

Since they don't have binge-watchable Netflix series for job search advice, here's the next best thing...read more

How to Take Care of Yourself in College

Taking care of your health and wellness might seem impossible in college, especially when you're caught up in classes, clubs, and social stuff. But it's possible. And it's important!read more

10 Attainable New Year's Goals for College Students

The New Year can be exciting for college students, with second semester right around the corner. But what isn't so exciting is the hype about New Year's resolutions.read more

7 College Organization Tips from a Type A+++ Student

Resolve to get organized next semesterread more

Hello From the Other Side...

What happens when you go to college only to return home and feel like an entirely different person?read more

How to be the Student Professors--and Other Students--Like

Enjoy being the teacher's pet? Here are a few tips for getting on your professors' good side once you land on campus.read more

Go Greek! Or Don't: What I Learned by Joining (and Quitting) a Sorority

An honest and straightforward account of one young woman's sorority experience.read more

7 Pro Tips for Surviving Freshman Year of College

You can't help being an untested newbie during freshman year. But it doesn't mean you need to take being a rookie lying down. Follow these tips from an upperclassman who's been there, done that. read more