saintly-shadow said: One of my college problems is that I have a professor who never mentions due dates, even on the syllabus...until the day something is due. Ever have one like that, and how did you handle it?

Ha, I’ve had a professor like this. I’d start emailing them or talking to them after class about upcoming assignments. Don’t harass them or act stressed out — just casually be like, “so, is that assignment due next week or the week after?” If they don’t know at the moment, send a folow-up email or go to their office hours. Just do your best to stay on top of it — they’ll remember you and appreciate the effort

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lesbianadvances said: Do you have any advice for getting into college (specifically BU)?

There are a lot of different factors that contribute to college acceptance. Overall I’d say to just make sure you keep your GPA up in high school and have well-rounded extra curriculars. And obviously SAT/ACT are important… Put some thought into your essays too, especially if you don’t have an interview.

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Anonymous said: would you recommend going to grad school for a degree that you majored in (if it's not a STEM major)? i mean im communication which isnt totally useless but meh #secondsemesterjuniorstruggles

I’m not too familiar with the grad school options for communications, but from what I can tell, a lot of communications majors from my school get a job after graduation. Talk to your professors and advisors, weigh your options and figure out what you’d want to study in grad school before making any decisions. YOU GOT TIME

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Anonymous said: I'm moving from the UK to the US to go to university, but I don't know how I'm going to get over homesickness, and I'm not going to know anyone...

As a freshman, everyone is in the same situation. Get to know the people on your floor, everyone’s going to be trying to make friends. In addition, see if your school has a program that gets all the international students together, you’ll be able to meet other people in your situation.

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Anonymous said: If my roommate goes to bed earlier than I do but I wanna stay up what do I do? Do you think it'd be okay to have headphones in and watch netflix?

Absolutely! Just make sure the light doesn’t bother them and you should be set. 

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Anonymous said: is it bad that i have a 9am class everyday monday through thursday? :/ like honestly is that gonna kill me in the long run?

Nah, I have MWF 9am and TR 9:30. It gets you out of bed and gives you an early start to the day. :)

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Anonymous said: College Problem #988 "The walk of shame." What do you mean?

When you walk home the morning after a hookup. Last night’s clothes, messed up hair, etc etc. Also referred to as the “Stride of pride”

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Anonymous said: How did you and your dorm-mate kick it off? (If you did.)

Freshman year was the only year I had a random roommate, and we just clicked because we were both outgoing and friendly but didn’t try to do everything together. Just be chill

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Anonymous said: How do you do your makeup in college? Do you put it on in your dorm, or is that weird?

Yeah your room is fine. I don’t think anyone cares either way where you do your makeup as long as you’re not putting it on in class

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