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I am sad. I am sad because I am finished with school. You see, this past Friday, I graduated. Which is great and happy and all, but I’m gonna miss my university and my professors and my friends so much!! This last semester has been so crazy busy. I’ve been student teaching and taking my teacher certification tests and taking my very last Spanish course. Swamped. I’ve felt swamped and stressed out.   But now it’s over and I’m sad. more »

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Chatbooks are pretty much my most favorite thing ever. I discovered Chatbooks through the families I babysat for this past summer. The moms used this simple way of scrapbooking as a way to record their kids’ lives. Well, I don’t have kids, but I am a busy college student who wants to physically record my adventures without breaking the bank. And Chatbooks is a great way to do so. It’s so fun! If you’ve been around Joy Because Grace for more »

How to build a solid christian community in college // Coffee With Desirae

The following is a guest post by Desirae of thefullestlifeblog.com I’m a teacher and a grad student, but six short years ago, I was a freshman in college. Six years go extremely fast, and so did the four that I was in college. Some days I miss college. I “loved” college, but not for the reasons that many do. I loved college because the community that I experienced there was the most unique community that I will probably ever experience. more »

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What if I told you there is a way you could quickly turn a set of notecards into a customized practice test? Or that you could use those terms to play a game against fellow classmates… when you are miles apart from each other? Well, with Quizlet you can do all that and more! Quizlet is a fantastic, versitile study tool that allows you to create “study sets” of terms and definitions and then study them like note cards. Quizlet more »

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Christmas is quickly approaching! I don’t know about you, but I only have two weeks left until Christmas break. TWO. Those two weeks are full of projects, tests, presentations, stress… and final. The end of a semester can get pretty crazy, and last minute Christmas shopping on top of finals only adds to the crazy. While at college you’re always meeting new people and making new friends. Even if you haven’t known your new friends for very long and thus more »