You may have read the title of this article and thought to yourself, “I’m a college student, there’s no such thing as time management!” Well, our team at Behind the Bricks is here to prove you wrong. In fact, time management is key to having a successful college experience. From balancing homework, classes, jobs, a … Continue reading Time Management: Yes It’s Possible!
Listen, I get that it’s the beginning of the semester and you’re trying to do homework and whatnot. But, counterpoint - and hear me out - don’t. Instead, read this article, open up Netflix, and give in to your overwhelming desire to do absolutely positively nothing but glue your eyes to a screen and let … Continue reading How to be Less Producti- I Mean, What Shows You Should Binge Next on Netflix
If you are age 21 and older, you are probably familiar with the late night bus on Saturdays to East Avenue and Alexander Street. The Saturday evening bus is in partnership with RTS, to ensure students enjoy their nights out in the safest way possible, while preventing individuals from drinking and driving. This has been … Continue reading Friday Night Shuttle to Park Ave
When it comes to traveling, the last thing you want to do is stick out like a sore thumb. While traveling, especially internationally, tourists are often targets for pickpocketing, overcharging, and much more. Don’t allow yourself to fall into these tourist traps! Here are some tips on how to avoid looking like a tourist: 1. … Continue reading 10 Ways to NOT Look Like a Tourist
Break is basically over and it is almost time for classes to start! However, you still have some time to prepare before course work piles up and everything gets crazy. Here is a basic list of things you can do to ensure a smooth transition back to school. Download a copy of your class schedule … Continue reading Checklist for a Smooth Transition Back to School
When planning winter break, weekend road trips, or even day trips, we tend to ask our friends if they’d be interested in joining. While traveling with your close friends will result in memories that will strengthen your friendships, this doesn’t mean that traveling with other people is the only option. If your friends are unable … Continue reading How To: Travel Solo
As your college experience continues, so does your learning inside and outside of the classroom. Being a fifth year student at Rochester Institute of Technology, I have learned plenty of things that have sculpted my personal and professional life. Self-discipline is important. When it comes to college, your ability to discipline yourself will make or … Continue reading What I’ve Learned as a Fifth Year at RIT