tips

With a combined experience of over 25 years spent traversing through the post-secondary world, these are our essential tips, tricks, life hacks, and pieces of advice for not only surviving your university years, but thriving in them as well.

Keep warm. Before heading out, a quick warm-up gets your blood flowing and makes for a less severe transition from inside to out. During your run, make sure you’re equipped with appropriate gear. Layering clothes will become necessary as temperatures drop.

That first step can now be taken for you, with the help of the app Tinder. As the name suggests, the app is a way of lighting a fire between two people, allowing users to either “like” or pass on a person based on their pictures and biography. Based on the search radius you decide to set, finding your Tinderella can now be easier than ever.

While some events may offer an open bar, don’t treat it like the booze cabinet in a frat house. Conferences should be considered professional scenarios where it is best to keep a clear mind. There is nothing worse than waking up the next morning after what you thought was a student pub night, only to be reminded that you (unsuccessfully) hit on the CEO of the firm you were hoping to score an internship with.

Having lots of free time, little or no concern for school, and no one to answer to is the recipe for a potentially delightful holiday season. Here are just a few suggestions of activities that can be enjoyed in spite of your lonely circumstances.

I can say with authority that when it comes to whipping someone into shape, this guy knows what he’s talking about. He sat down with the Fulcrum and explained the most common mistakes that people make when starting a new workout regimen.

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