Browsing Archives of Author »Allie Gillis«

The Library is the Fail Safe.

December 11, 2011


 Confused on where to study?  Many students, like me, opt for studying at home because it is easy.  I have found out that studying at home is rarely the best option.  At home, you are relaxed.  You have the ability to lounge in bed or you have to try to balance studying around other activities.  […]

Use Facebook for Your Job Search.

December 6, 2011


I love Facebook and all that comes with it….keeping up with my friends and family, sharing pictures of last Friday night’s get together and chatting to my BFF live.  Now I have just learned one more way to use my beloved Facebook site…to search for a job.  I still have another year of school left, […]

Visit Your Professors!

December 6, 2011


Office hours are a lot like hospitals.  People avoid them like the plague until they need help and then come rushing in with all sorts of last minute questions and requests.  As for anyone entering into college, one of the most common things you’ll hear from professors is “Go to office hours!!!” Office hours are […]

Time management

December 6, 2011


In the past two years of my college life, my focus was not entirely on my studies. I spent most of my time hanging with friends, going out, and just having a fun time. So naturally, I didn’t do as well as I would like on some assignments. This caused me great stress to try […]

Are You Alert?

December 5, 2011


You may be alert reading this blog, but are you alerted in the middle of the night by IU Security?  IU Security has a great website. It can keep you updated with the most important security alerts that affect each and every one of us here at IUSB.  From protecting your computer from IT fraud […]