college tips

How to Handle Conflict

How to Handle Conflict

I used to be afraid of conflict and would run and hide from it anytime it came around. I feared that if there was conflict, and that conflict was addressed, the relationship would break and/or never be the same. But, I was wrong. The truth is that conflict is normal, healthy, and (depending on what the conflict is over) can be easily dissolved. I've come to a place where I no longer fear conflict, but can welcome it, address it, and move on from it. I'm hoping that through mine and Emma's advice, you'll begin to come to that place too.

Overwhelmed?

Overwhelmed?

The semester is a month in, and it seems as if all of the projects, parties, and papers are coming in one huge wave. With midterms right around the corner (Yes, they are happening sooner than you think), it's easy to feel overwhelmed by school, work, and personal events; however, you don't have to let this stress overtake your life. 

An Introvert's Guide to Orientation

An Introvert's Guide to Orientation

I had anticipated my life at MC starting for what felt like forever and orientation was the official start of my chapter as a choctaw. It didn't feel real, but it definitely felt a little scary. I knew orientation would be fun, but there was one thing that could keep me from making friends and enjoying my weekend: I'm an introvert. 

You're in College. Now What?

You're in College. Now What?

Waiting for college is eager apprehension for a blank check of life experiences. It is easy to construct all sorts of fantastic impressions of what will be or what is to come only to find that we can not accurately predict the future.

Move-In Day Tips

Move-In Day Tips

Our current students will assist you in moving in by taking your belongings to your room. All that we ask is that you label your boxes with your room number and pull up to the curb. We'll do the rest!