Zia Sampson

Zia Sampson

I am currently a first-year student at Loyola University New Orleans, where I'm majoring in Mass Communications, both Strategic Communications and Journalism, and minoring in Sociology. I'm in the University Honors Program and the Social Justice Scholars Program. In my free time, I like to watch Netflix, sleep, and read. I am a big animal lover, with four cats and two dogs, and I have two older brothers and a twin sister. You can follow me on Twitter @ZiaSampson.

Articles

5 Simple Ways to Overcome Homesickness

Homesickness is common for many college students, but don't get lost in it. Here's some advice for coping with missing home. read more

How to Get Adjusted to a New Schedule

Setting a new schedule for yourself should be fun and refreshing, but if you're a little stressed, here are some great tips for finding your new rhythm. read more

Advice Beyond the Classroom: My First Semester

Student writer Zia just finished her first semester of college and wants to share her newfound wisdom to make your first semester the most successful it can be.read more

How to Set Better New Year's Resolutions

Hoping to start better habits in the New Year? Here's how to make resolutions you can stick with.read more

How to Be a Course Registration Wizard

Choosing your class schedule for next semester can be a daunting task, but you can master course registration with these tips. read more

6 Tips for College Move-In Day (From a Student Who Just Finished Unpacking)

It's back to school again, and new college students are moving into their dorms across the country! Here are some tips to help make move-in day as easy as possible, from a student who knows what you should and shouldn't do.read more

Top Tips and Tricks for Finding a College Roommate

You've moved on from the college search to the roommate search! Here's everything you can do to find a roomie--preferably one you'll get along with the whole school year.read more

You Got Accepted to Your #1 College! Now What?

You (finally) got into your dream college. Now what? Here's a to-do list to tackle after you enroll at your future college or university.read more

Feeling Burnt Out? 5 Steps to Get Back on Track

If you feel like you're in a rut, here are five ways to fight burnout and work your way out of it.read more

Setting Your Senior Year Bucket List

You don't want to graduate high school with any regrets about missed opportunities. Here are some fun ideas to add to your senior year bucket list!read more