The first few days of a new semester in college is a whirlwind of syllabuses, new faces, and expectations. In almost all of those new classes, a textbook is required. Textbooks can pile up on the to-do list at the beginning of the semester, so here's some tips on how to make textbook shopping easier:
Whether you’re an incoming freshman, a transfer student, or just new to on-campus living, one of the many important questions you’re asking is, “What do the dorms look like?” Having an understanding of what the dorms look like will hopefully help calm your nerves and help you have an idea of what your life will be like at Mississippi College. Read more about on-campus living at MC here:
There’s something so exciting about the beginning of a new year. Many people view this as a time to replace bad habits with good ones, to make and build new relationships, and to achieve goals we had always wanted to achieve. But what is it about this time of year that makes us so optimistic and expectant about what’s to come?
For some, the meaning of Christmas is watching the story of the Mean One of Christmas, a.k.a. the Grinch. For others, the meaning of Christmas is rooted in lots of family traditions revolving around food, movies, gift giving, and decorating. There are lots of wonderful things to do year after year, but sometimes I wonder if they distract us from the true meaning of Christmas. How can we make sure we are not distracted, and that we are seeing the real significance of Christmas?
As college students, it’s very important that we manage our time well, study efficiently, work hard, and stay on task, but there does come a time when we need to take a step back and take advantage of a break, have fun, relax and reflect, and prepare for what’s to come next semester. Click here to read more about how and why you should enjoy your Winter Break.