5 Tips to Reduce Ulcer-Inducing, Hair-Pulling Stress

College can stress out even the best of students, so make sure to take care of your health and find some time to relax! Megan Reed, author of the USA Today article below, reports on common stressors in school—such as economic uncertainty, separation from old friends, and family issues—and a few ways to deal with … Continue reading 5 Tips to Reduce Ulcer-Inducing, Hair-Pulling Stress

“Mega-Classes” at Business Schools – Mega-Good or Bad?

Many U.S. undergraduate business schools are taking on "mega-classes," which combine several business classes that are usually taught separately—such as marketing, accounting, and finance—into one integrated course lasting the whole semester. This new structure gives students a more realistic experience of their future careers because students are asked to use different disciplines and participate in … Continue reading “Mega-Classes” at Business Schools – Mega-Good or Bad?

“When will I ever use this?” – The question plaguing math classes has great answers

We've all heard a student ask, "When will I use this?" while in math class. This article by Sylvan Learning addresses that question head-on by providing insight from people in all kinds of professions. They've collected stories from nurses to magicians to pastry chefs! Some of their connections to math are very inventive, so we … Continue reading “When will I ever use this?” – The question plaguing math classes has great answers

Volunteering at the Ronald McDonald House: I’m Lovin’ It!

Last Friday, a group of Hawkes colleagues came together to volunteer at Charleston's Ronald McDonald House. They prepared a meal of cornbread, salad, tortilla soup, and brownies for 60 family members. While there, they received a fun and informative tour of the facilities from the staff. One volunteer, Tim, said the tour was especially memorable … Continue reading Volunteering at the Ronald McDonald House: I’m Lovin’ It!