Keeping Stress at Bay

A few of my go-to strategies: 1. Coffee Break – as an avid coffee drinker, one of the best ways for me to remain stress free is to call or text a friend and grab a coffee. In the warmer months I always suggest sitting outside in the grass, but during the winter inside at […]


Let’s talk about travel. Traveling as a college student can be tricky due to a number of contributing factors, however, its doable and always something to look forward to. One of the best ways to see the world during your four years at school is to study abroad. I was fortunate enough to have the […]

Student Discounts

There’s a lot of perks to being a student, but the best? Student discounts. They’re everywhere, and if you’re not sure, ask, and more often than not wherever you’re hoping to knock off a few bucks will have a deal for you. The top two student discounts that I use regularly are Amazon Prime and […]


Housing is a big decision, and can effect how your year, or semester, will go. Its important to take into account all aspects of your housing decision, whether you’re hoping to live on or off campus. As a rising senior, I have experience with both on and off campus housing. My first two years at […]

Staying Productive

It’s simple to lose focus as a college student, because let’s face it, we live in a world where the distractions, be it your friend next to you or the bottomless pit that is the internet, are endless. The lure of Instagram and Facebook or yesterday’s gossip constantly sit tantalizingly close, especially when you’ve already […]

About Me

Greetings! My name is Alyssa Mamuszka and I’m a rising senior at the University of Vermont, majoring in Public Communications with a Food Systems minor. I volunteer with the on campus group known as the Real Food Working group, where I help to bring local and humane food to the campus community. I’ve also spent […]

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