Student Spotlight: Brandon James

Meet Brandon James. Brandon is a senior biology major at Delaware Valley University and has enjoyed just about every minute of being on campus. He knew DelVal was the school for him before he even got here. “What really attracted me to DelVal was the small class sizes and the overall feel of the campus,” James said. “It reallyContinue reading “Student Spotlight: Brandon James”

Student Spotlight: Miranda Keefe

What are you passionate about? This is not really a question that is commonly asked, but more one that is more rhetorical. After speaking with senior Restaurant and Foodservice Management major and Business Administration minor, Miranda Keefe, she explained that you can be passionate about more than one concept or life skill. You can’t goContinue reading “Student Spotlight: Miranda Keefe”

Blogging advice from “The Breakfast Club”

On Thursday, December 2, the Elements of Blogging I and II classes had their last full staff meeting of the year. This was a bittersweet time for all of the members because we knew it would be our last time in an official blogging class. Each student in the Elements of Blogging class II wasContinue reading “Blogging advice from “The Breakfast Club””

“Your Greatest Weakness”: Answering One of the Toughest Interview Questions

The interview process can be terrifying and can easily lead to overthinking. You never know which questions you’ll be asked or how the interviewer expects you to respond. That said, there is one question I have been asked in every single interview I have ever been a part of, and it’s also one of theContinue reading ““Your Greatest Weakness”: Answering One of the Toughest Interview Questions”

The Winter Break Withdrawals

As I shut my laptop finishing up the last assignment for the semester, I am filled with relief. It won’t take much time to get comfortable laying in my sweatpants with a cup of hot chocolate by the fireplace. As the first week melts away, the feeling of wasted time has already sunk in. AsContinue reading “The Winter Break Withdrawals”

Planning Not to Plan

As a college student you get sick of hearing the age-old question: “What are your plans for after you graduate?” And after answering this question an uncountable number of times over the years, sick is actually an understatement. Most people that ask expect us to have an answer even before we’ve even stepped foot inContinue reading “Planning Not to Plan”

Student Spotlight: Natalie Ratzke

Here at Delaware Valley University, there are plenty of connections and resources available for students to utilize in order to find an internship. The Experience360 program requires all students to have some kind of hands-on experience that relates to their major and the career they want to pursue. I recently spoke to DelVal senior NatalieContinue reading “Student Spotlight: Natalie Ratzke”

DON’T Lose Yourself – Managing Presentation Anxiety

Presentation and public speaking anxiety are things many college students know all too well. Speaking in front of a group of people is an incredibly daunting task, especially when it comes to subjects that you might not know a ton about or be very interested in. I have dealt with a severe anxiety disorder forContinue reading “DON’T Lose Yourself – Managing Presentation Anxiety”

Studying at Delaware Valley University: Winter Edition!

As our semester ends and the temperatures outside continue to drop, it is essential to find a cozy and consistent place to study on campus! If you’re struggling to find a spot that’s just right for you, here’s a quick guide to the best spots with pros and cons all listed out! As finals seasonContinue reading “Studying at Delaware Valley University: Winter Edition!”

Full Plate: Stress vs. Burnout

Completing internships as a full-time student or while working can be hard. Some college students may not realize how stressful it can be to juggle work and school and often take on too much. Our mental health fluctuates on a daily basis depending on what we have going on. Sometimes students experience a period whereContinue reading “Full Plate: Stress vs. Burnout”