Author Archives: Courtney Smith

How to Move Out Without the Hassle

How to Move Out Without the Hassle

Pack your bags and take your last final because it’s time to go home for the summer.  Before you jump in your car and head home, you have to move out of your dorm room first.  Here’s how to make sure you move out properly and don’t leave anything behind in the process. If you haven’t already, it’s probably a …

How to Tackle Maymester

For those students looking to catch up or get ahead in credit hours without taking up too much of their summer, there is always the infamous Maymester. If you are prepared to hit the ground running and dive into a quick-paced month stuffed with a full semester’s worth of work, Maymester can offer you a quick semester so you can …

How to Stay Stress Free for Finals

We’re almost done. Just a few more weeks of finals and projects until summer is here. While the last few weeks are always overwhelming, here are some tips on how to make the most out of your studying and stay calm and relaxed while working hard to make the grade. Procrastination is not your friend.  There is nothing more stressful …

How to Make Facebook Get You the Job

It’s almost time for finals, graduation and job searching.  Is your Facebook going to get you your dream job or send future job opportunities running away from you? There are ways to clean up your Facebook profile and make it more appealing to employers. Pictures, wall posts and interests are all potential pitfalls for not getting the job you want.  …

Helping the Disabled with the Healing Power of Horses

The North Georgia Gold Dust Riders is a Spring/Summer camp program that mentors to the needs of kids and adults who have disabilities. This year’s camp will begin on May 15. The program is led by Dr. Terrie L. Millard, Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy. For more than five years it has provided therapy to individuals by …

How to Create the Perfect Resume

It’s about time to start working on that resume of yours. With summer graduation coming up and career fairs on their way, you want your resume to be perfect to ensure you are a top pick. “It’s a pain, but it’s worth it,” said senior Business major Kellie Houston. The process is short and the help is plentiful; all you …

How to Further Your Fun and Education at College

With so many opportunities to learn while at college, why not have some fun learning as well? North Georgia’s Continuing Education Center not only offers off-campus and non-student courses, but also holds a variety of classes for students. According to the center’s mission statement: “The Continuing Education Center at North Georgia College & State University responds to community needs and …

How to Get Your Perfect Spring Break Body

It’s getting warmer and closer to time for beaches, sand and fun.  Is your body ready for some fun in the sun?  If yours is not quite in tip-top shape or you just need a little touch up, here’s how to get a rocking body just in time to turn everyone’s head. Rule number one to getting your perfect body …

How to Battle Sickness

It is that time of year again when everyone starts to cough, sneeze and ache. Whether it is the flu or a simple cold, follow these tips to avoid it all and power through the semester! It has been such a mild winter that it comes as no surprise that common viruses are running rampant throughout the campus and with …

How to Graduate Without the Hassle

You’re antsy, anxious and all you can think about is freedom after graduation.  It’s called senioritis and there is no cure, but here are some guidelines to keep your head straight as you begin your journey toward graduation. After you have been in college for a couple years, you might be curious about how much longer before you can get …