Tips for Surviving a Busy College Schedule

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College gets busy. Let me be the first to tell you that it can be difficult finding a balance between school, making time for your loved ones, committing to extra-curricular activities, and maintaining an active social life. This semester I had to somehow figure out how to effectively balance six classes, work, sorority events, on-campus club involvement, and a social life. As a continuing college student or incoming freshman, the strategies that I had to implement to maintain my sanity d...

Why Go Greek?

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Greek life at Farmingdale State College is by no means a recent development. Fraternities and sororities have made their mark on this campus over the past few years, and they are continuing to expand. Some of you might be wary to join Greek life, for fear that all the stereotypes are actually true. But at FSC Greek life is incredibly welcoming and will definitely enhance your college experience. At Farmingdale State College there are five fraternities: Alpha Phi Delta, Alpha Sigma Phi, Tau K...

What I Wish I Knew Before College

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The transition from high school to college can definitely be intimidating and you’ll have lots of questions: where do I hang out during my free time?, where do I go to get my student parking pass?, how do I make new friends?, and how do I select my classes for the upcoming semester?, are just a few of the questions that will pop into your head at some point as you prepare to come to Farmingdale State College.  Sometimes I wish that there was a college handbook that could give me all the info...

How to Increase Your Chances of Getting a College Internship

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After graduation, employers will be on the lookout for those who stand out academically, and the graduates who demonstrate the skills, responsibility, and experience necessary to fill positions in their company. Internships, which are not always a necessary part of a college education, are great résumé builders, and they provide much of the experience and invaluable knowledge needed prior to starting a career in your field.  However, securing an internship is no easy feat, as there would be ...

Surviving College

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The college experience is one you’ll never forget. You meet new people from many different backgrounds; have new, exciting and fulfilling experiences; you get to study what you love or explore what you want to study; and you’ll have a LOT more freedom and independence. All of these things compounded will make for an amazing journey, but beware! If you don’t find the right balance between studying, a social life, maintaining relationships, and taking time for yourself things can quickly spira...