Backpack Essentials
Tue, 20 Feb 2018 17:22:26 GMT
Hello everyone! My name is Hannah and I’m a senior marketing major here at Suffolk. I have a pretty busy schedule between classes, tutoring, and on campus activities. Today, I’m going to tell you about what I keep in my backpack to survive the week.Laptop: This is an obvious one! We live in the digital age where most textbooks are digital. I often take notes on my laptop in class and utilize google docs for group projects. Yay for classes that are getting rid of paper handouts [...]
Springing into Spring Semester
Tue, 06 Feb 2018 14:53:36 GMT
By Michaela FawcettCLAS Writing Tutor ​Now that it’s February, it’s time to spring back into action at Suffolk. Club meetings are in full swing, classes have officially begun, and everyone is returning to the schedule and routine that is often forgotten over winter break. Since we’re now past syllabus week and everyone has settled into their classes, it is time to prepare for those fast-approaching first tests. Follow these super simple tricks for studying to feel prep [...]
Projects, Portfolios, and Papers, Oh My!
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 16:04:00 GMT
Finals officially begin next week, and it seems like everyone is having a case of the “Sunday scaries” every day of the week. Coming to the realization that all your work has to be in during the next two weeks is enough to raise anyone’s blood pressure, but having the proper study location is an outstanding aid to surviving finals week. Here are a few of my favorite locations around Boston to do homework that has been piling up:Sawyer Library- Located right at 73 Tremont [...]
FINALly Motivated
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 14:08:23 GMT
 Thanksgiving recess is almost upon us, and the anticipation for family time and turkey is growing day-by-day. It seems so sudden that the end of the semester is nearing, and the rush to prepare for last-minute group projects and final tests has begun. If you’re someone that tends to lose drive after Thanksgiving break, here are a few tips to stay motivated and finish the semester strongly:Plan ahead Organize the dates that upcoming projects and tests are due prior to leaving for Than [...]
Your Very Own Suffolk University Cheat Sheet
Wed, 01 Nov 2017 14:41:11 GMT
Hey everyone! As midterms pass and we enter the push to Thanksgiving, I thought I would try to make your lives a little easier. As a junior, I consider myself an expert Suffolk student. I know the ins and outs of the campus, all the best places to eat, to study, and much more. If you’re interested in learning about Suffolk’s best, keep reading!Good luck Rams!Hannah Davies, CLAS TutorBest place to eat on campus: 73 Café Santa Fe Salad all the way Best deal off campus:Avan [...]
Goal Setting
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT
​The semester has taken off full speed ahead, leaving many of us wondering where and how the time flew by so quickly. It’s about that time of the semester where students are thinking about the goals that they’ve met or haven’t met yet (and that’s okay!). Understandably as a college student trying to maintain grades, social obligations, and personal well-being we tend to lose track of many things, our goals included. It’s important to remember when setting to r [...]
FALLow the Steps to Success
Tue, 03 Oct 2017 21:12:38 GMT
Welcome (back) to Boston Rammies!​Whether you have been soaking up the sun on the beach, exploring the world, taking classes, or working your tail off, I hope you all had a wonderful summer! Although it may be stressful to begin the first semester of a new year, this is an extremely exciting time on campus. Suffolk’s clubs and departments bring so many amazing programs and services to campus each week, providing us the perfect way to unwind, destress, and conquer the Fall Semester. [...]
Saying Goodbye to Spring 2017 at the CLAS
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:55:09 GMT
         Happy spring everyone! The approach of finals week is always met with mixed emotions; we’re excited but overwhelmed, and stressed but so close to feeling relieved. For me, this year is more bittersweet than ever as I’ll be graduating in just a few short weeks. I’ve been a contributor and editor to this blog for 3 years now, and it’s hard to believe this is the last post I’ll write. In this blog, I’d like to share with you all [...]
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 01:22:14 GMT
Welcome back everyone! Whether you were cruising in the Caribbean or braving the storm in Boston, I hope you all had wonderful spring breaks. Now that we’re back, we are truly in the home stretch to the end of the semester! This is an exciting time, but also a time that can be draining for our motivation. If you’re feeling this way, this blog is dedicated to letting you know that you’re not alone! Because we are all in the same boat, I asked some of our CLAS tutors to sh [...]
English Language Workshops at the CLAS!
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:32:29 GMT
         Did you know that the CLAS offers free, interactive, and fun English Language Workshops? These workshops are designed for students looking to learn about and improve their English skills. Each workshop is held in a supportive, small-group setting with an experienced tutor specializing in a particular subject. If you are an international student or English language learner, these workshops could be a great way for you to not only improve your grammar and succeed [...]