Hey all! Welcome to Office Hours, my first “ask Sara”-style question and answers advice post! I posted on Facebook, Twitter, and a few groups about this new series and got some great questions for this week. Read on for the questions and my advice!
I grew up with the internet, so using online resources to help me in school is nothing new. Over the years, I’ve found plenty of websites, apps, and plug-ins that have made a huge difference in my productivity and life balance. Today, I’m recommending eight of my favorites – and two that I don’t recommend.
I still remember the exact moment I decided to take a gap year. I wrote the last sentence of my college application essay, shut my laptop, and burst into tears. “Sweetie, what’s wrong?” my dad asked when I walked into his room. “I can’t do this anymore,” I said. “I can’t go to college right
Motivation is the foundation for success. College motivation is especially important, because with the pressure of academics and the non-stop nature of the semester, we quickly run out of steam. I’ve written about college motivation before in my college eBook, but today I thought I’d share how to get motivated for a new semester (or the
Productivity is something I struggle with. I head to the library with a full backpack and the best of intentions, and then I get distracted by a friend, my phone, or the internet. A five-minute study break turns into a twenty-minute Pinterest session. Before I know it, three hours have gone by and I’ve done
Happy finals week! Or, well, not so happy. If it’s the last few weeks of your semester, then you know what I’m talking about – this is the season where college students collectively lose their minds. But not you. You’re going to rock this finals week and live to tell the tale with these finals
Welcome to the third week in our #ptmclass – the free productivity and time management (PTM) workshop that I’m co-hosting with Kayla Blogs and Dani Dearest! For the month of October, Kayla, Dani, and I will be improving our productivity and time management together and help you do the same. Today, I’m showing you how
Welcome to the second post in our #ptmclass – the free productivity and time management (PTM) workshop that I’m co-hosting with Kayla Blogs and Dani Dearest! For the month of October, Kayla, Dani, and I will be improving our productivity and time management together and help you do the same. Now that “prep week” is
I was a girl scout for only two years, but it still left its mark on me: I come prepared. This means different things to different people, but in college, it means that I never know when I’m going to start my essay, finish my readings, or decide to shop for mugs on Etsy. To