Balance Is Key

There are a lot of factors that go into this whole idea of the “college life” or the “college experience.” There’s the fresh set of people from various parts of the country (not to mention the world), the unique atmosphere that comes with a college campus, the...

Join us for the next Hangout!

Be sure to tune in to I’m First’s Google+ Hangout on April 22, 2013 at 7pm EST! We will be introducing the new I’m First Student Dashboard. Chelsea Jones and Tiare Dunlap of I’m First will be discussing some of these benefits of creating an...

The Senior Thesis

Thesis? I first heard of this strange abstraction during my first year of college.  In my second year, I met lonely seniors in the college library working on what sounded like an impossible project. When you are a second year in college, “thesis” still...

Securing an Internship Against the Odds

This article was originally written for FirstGenerationStudent.com, now a part of ImFirst.org. When I was an undergraduate at Oberlin College in Ohio, students could secure an internship during the summer between their junior and senior year and reasonably expect to...