The Truth Behind the Model Minority Myth

“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.”
– Nelson Mandela

How to Build Credit as an International Student

The best time to start building credit is as soon as possible. However, for international students, there are additional barriers that make it harder to start and build credit for the future. Learn more about some ways students are maneuvering these obstacles and prove their financial credibility.

A Tax Guide for F-1 International Students

How do you feel about tax season? Like U.S. citizens, international students are also subject to filing taxes during their time in the states. Find out more about how you can prepare in advance and handle taxes with confidence.

Why Having A Growth Mindset Matters

How do you handle setbacks? Are you excited and ready to face them head-on? Do they make you feel stressed or discouraged? Find out more about how a growth mindset can help you embrace challenges and grow over time.

Make Your New Year’s Resolution Count in 2021

Have you ever wondered what makes new year’s so motivating? According to the fresh start effect, temporal landmarks often act as an external motivator for people to take action towards their goals. Here are some tips you can try to make it count in 2021.

Stress Management & Self-care

A recent study by psychologist, Robert Epstein, found that despite the array of stress-management tips, the most effective way to handle stress is learning how to avoid potential stressors before they start to happen. Let’s explore some ways to tackle stress before it starts!

Network Wisely During COVID

If networking still gives you anxiety, try looking at it as a way to see how you can help others, rather than going in with the goal to secure employment. Being able to reach out, be friends with the people you are networking with, and actively continuing the relationship will attract opportunities you wouldn’t be able to see coming.

3 Ways You Can Tackle The New School Year

With the school year coming around the corner, many of us will likely be taking a mix
of online and in-person lectures to accommodate the concerns and guidelines around
COVID-19. If you had trouble staying focused during the last quarter/semester, here are
three tips you may try for navigating school work at home.