Happy happy Friday, friends, and what a glorious day it's been! Today I had a chance to stop over at my old school and see some of my favorite former students as they prepare for their first day of school this coming Tuesday. So many bright faces and so much energy filled the halls as… Continue reading Friday Findings: My 10 School Essentials
While driving into work yesterday morning, I was listening to Chicago's KISSFM with Fred and Angie--per usual--and they were playing a game where callers in their early 20s phoned in and tried to name 1980s and 1990s sitcom theme songs. As I listened to these "youngsters" try and fail to name these tunes, I… Continue reading Tuesday Tunesday: And This is Your Life
Whether you're in middle school, high school, college, or beyond, one of the best parts about school is going on a well-deserved and much-needed break. From early September to mid-December, you work day and night for hours and hours on end perfecting projects, writing and revising essays, and studying for exam after exam… Continue reading Motivational Monday: Make the Most of Your Break!
Friends! It's almost time to celebrate, toss your texts to the side, and kick up your feet. Hopefully, you've caught the Hamilton buzz and have been "writing day and night like it's going out of style." If you too find yourself just "non-stop," remember to take a much-needed break between your studies. Breaks are scientifically proven to… Continue reading Kermit Says: Take A (Study) Break!
Happy Tunesday, friends! Finals week is officially here, and we couldn't be more thrilled to get to winter break, but before we get ahead of ourselves, there's more studying and essay writing to do. So, to help you make it through those late night sessions, calm you down, and stay focused and productive, take a listen to… Continue reading Tuesday Tunesday: Best Study Playlists
Happy Monday, friends! For many of us, this is the last week before we enjoy a much-needed and well-deserved winter break, but there's just one more hurdle to master, one more thing standing in the way of endless sleep and guilt-free Netflix marathons, one more thing keeping you from freedom: finals. They say… Continue reading Motivational Monday: Keep Calm & Study Like Hermione Granger!
It's that time of year again, friends. Acceptance letters have been mailed and received, and now you have the daunting task of making the biggest decision of your life. What's more is that you likely feel as though this commitment means you're signing your name in blood and have to give away your first born child. While it's… Continue reading Kermit Says: Pick YOUR Best College
Every Sunday night, my high school principal sends a beautifully crafted email of encouragement and wisdom to the faculty. Of course there’s pertinent information as well, mostly updates and important dates to remember, but at the heart of her messages are words of inspiration—and this week’s was no different. Just three days ago, I received… Continue reading Kermit Says: Refuel Your (Metaphorical) Tank
Kermit Says… is back, and we missed you all terribly! My team and I hope you had a fantastic summer and we’d love to hear all about it, so feel free to reminisce about your favorite parts and send them in so we can live vicariously through you! Now, whether you returned to school nearly… Continue reading Kermit Says: This Is The Start of Something New
Image Source: http://tinyurl.com/kbqursx Well, friends! It’s the day most students both anticipate and dread. The day they look forward to with both excitement and anxiety. Today kicks off finals week, three days of final exams, projects, presentations, and papers that stand between you and freedom. Three days that stand between you and graduation. Three days… Continue reading Kermit Says: Keep Calm and Pass Your Exams