uhppeers has written 89 posts for University Honors Program Blog

My Favorite Tips to Boost Studying Productivity

Worried about the upcoming finals season? Don’t be! Peer Advisor Sarah has some excellent tips for you all to consider as you navigate this horrifying jumble of exams, papers, and presentation! After enjoying a peaceful few days off for Thanksgiving break, you might come back to school and find yourself drowning in homework. You might […]

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#HonorsProblems: Navigating The Impostor-Syndrome Horror of Honors Classroom Discussion

Academic terror.  Sheer intimidation.  My first day of Origins, I considered dropping out of the University Honors Program.  Was I smart enough to be here? Could I get high enough grades? Could I contribute thoughtfully to discussion? These were the doubts rushing through my mind.   I was surrounded by brilliant peers discussing their desire to […]

Somehow, I Manage: Figuring Out Life at GW with the Help of Michael Scott

Peer Advisor Michelle offers words of wisdom on managing life and college with a little help from our favorite regional manager of a Pennsylvania, mid-size paper provider, Michael Scott.

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#HonorsProblems: The Kindness of Strangers and Other Nice Sentiments for Finals Season

Peer Advisor Tori shares a favorite experience from her semester abroad.


Apply to Be a Peer Advisor!

Advise and mentor perspective and incoming UHPers! Applications are due Monday, 1/28.


#HonorsProblems: FOMO and JOMO: Learning to Balance the Two

Peer Advisor Michelle gets deep reflecting on the fear (and joy) of missing out.


#HonorsProblems: Getting Stuck in the Foggy Bottom Bubble

Peer Advisor Linnea was shocked to realize she was trapped in the GW Bubble. Find out how she got out of it, and into the city!


#HonorsProblems: Learning to Be a Professional

Peer Advisor Anshul shares some lessons he has learned through his various internship experiences.


#HonorsProblems: Honors RA Life

Peer advisor Mark shares his experience as a Resident Advisor for the Honors West Hall community.


#HonorsProblems: Finding a Place for Yourself

Peer advisor Mary found her place to take a break from school stress volunteering for the Smithsonian!