Why Colleges Want You to Take a Gap Year
Note: This post was submitted to Student Caffé by Emmy Defigueiredo. We would like to thank her for her submission and credit her as the author of this blog post. College-bound students considering a gap year are wise to do so. Prestigious universities across the nation believe that students who take a […]

Why Colleges Want You to Take a Gap Year







Giving Quality Holiday Gifts on a Budget
It’s officially the holiday season! Whether you celebrate Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or Christmas, the month of December is sure to be eventful. With all the hype and excitement, there also comes the pressure of deciding what to give to the important people in your life. As a student, finding the funds […]

Giving Quality Holiday Gifts on a Budget



How to Recognize Cyberbullying
Cyberbullying is a new take on an old concept. Before getting into the cyber aspect of it, though, it’s first important to understand what the term bullying actually means. As a teacher, I heard many students (and parents) accuse others of bullying. Sometimes, they were right. Many other times, it was students just being […]

How to Recognize Cyberbullying



Thanksgiving has become an incredibly commercial season. Between Black Friday deals, which start sooner and sooner each year, and Cyber Monday, which is the stay-at-home shopper’s favorite, people spend tons of money. In 2015, more than 151 million people shopped over Thanksgiving weekend, and that’s excluding the Cyber Monday shoppers. The same year, Black […]

Surviving Black Friday and Cyber Monday


Executive Functioning Skills: Emotional Control
Today, we are completing our series on executive functioning (EF) skills. This final article focuses on the EF skill of emotional control. What does “emotional control” mean? Emotional control is the ability to manage and control your emotions in order to achieve a goal or complete a task. It’s the ability […]

Executive Functioning Skills: Emotional Control