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Advice from Sally Seahawk 1/16/19

Advice from Sally Seahawk 1/16/19

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer

January 16, 2019

I’m trying to keep up with my New Year’s resolution, but as easy as it is to say “New Year, New Me,” it’s not that easy to stick to my word. What could I do to stay motivated? Generally speaking, New Year’s resolutions are created because it’s something you need to do but don’t exac...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 12/5

Advice from Sally Seahawk 12/5

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer

December 5, 2018

For one of my classes the final “exam” is giving a presentation in front of the class, but I’m super nervous about it. How can I help calm my nerves? Public speaking is a weakness that a lot of college students face, especially if you don’t have to do it often. Getting up in front of a cl...

Advice from Sally Seahawk 11/28

Advice from Sally Seahawk 11/28

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018

My roommate got a dog without asking and we are not allowed to have dogs in our apartment complex. Should I say something to him or go directly to the apartment complex about it? I would first try to approach your roommate about your concerns regarding his dog. There is a possibility that he was unaw...

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer

November 21, 2018

How long do I need to study for the GRE? How long you should study for the GRE depends on a lot of things and is different for everybody. If you typically learn fast, you will need less time to study, while if you need more time for the learning process you should allow yourself more time to study. M...

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

One of my friends is dating a guy that has accepted a job in Colorado, but she has accepted a job in Charlotte after graduation. How can I tell her that it’s probably not going to work out? Sometimes in relationships, it can be hard for people to focus on what the future holds when they are so caug...

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

How early should you take the GRE before applying to graduate school? Most people recommend that you sign up to take the GRE at least a month before the application for your program is due. This will give you plenty of time to receive your official scores and report them to your school. Immediately afte...

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

My professor scheduled an exam for Saturday, but I have to work. Is this something I can be excused from? The university has given professors permission to schedule meetings and exams outside of the regular class schedule. However, one of the rules for this is they have to have 100% agreement from t...

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018

I was a student living in the university apartments and I got reassigned to live in an off-campus apartment. Since my roommates and I have moved off campus they have started partying a lot. How can I confront them? This is an issue that is almost expected to occur for most students after this trans...

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Advice from Sally Seahawk

October 17, 2018

What is the best way to complete a group project? We are having trouble meeting and getting everyone to participate. Group projects are super hard in general and now that everyone is trying to play catch up with post-hurricane classwork it is going to be even harder to find a good time for everyon...

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018

I’m really stressing about all of the work that I have to complete this semester in such a short period of time. What can I do? First of all, just know that you are definitely not the only student feeling this way. Almost all of the students are feeling more stress now than they would during a n...

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018

I have found myself procrastinating a lot during this semester and I need some tips to help me stay on task with my schoolwork. This is something that a majority of college students deal with. Because we have so much freedom, we have to make sure that we make time to efficiently complete our schoolwork. ...

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Advice from Sally Seahawk

Sally Seahawk, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018

Is there any way that we can help in the community after Hurricane Florence? There is a student-led organization that has been formed in hopes to help the community of Wilmington with hurricane relief. It is called “We Wilm Rebuild” and you can follow them on Instagram (@wewilmrebuild) to keep up with ...

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