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The Vector

NJIT's Student Newspaper

The Vector

NJIT's Student Newspaper

The Vector

Dear Highlander, My boo just ghosted me

Areej Qamar, Executive Editor October 28, 2023

Dear Highlander,  My boo just ghosted me, and I actually have no idea why. I thought that things were going pretty well with them, but they’ve completely disappeared and stopped responding to my...

Dear Highlander: I absolutely flunked my first college exam

Areej Qamar, Executive Editor October 12, 2023

Dear Highlander,  I studied so much and felt confident, but I absolutely flunked my first college exam. I have no idea where I went wrong — I've never studied nearly as much as I did for this exam....

Dear Highlander: Grade Worries

Vector Staff March 24, 2021

Dear Highlander, Grades haven’t even come out yet, but I just know I bombed my midterms. With this online learning format, I just haven’t been able to get into a good study routine and I know I’m...

Dear Highlander: Terrified of the OB/GYN

Guest and guest December 7, 2018

“Dear Highlander, I recently turned 21, which is very exciting for obvious reasons. However, cervical cancer runs in my family, and I know 21 is when women are supposed to start getting tested for it. I...

Dear Highlander: Midterms?

Yasmine Ibrahim October 24, 2018

Dear Highlander,   My midterms are coming up, and I am really stressed. Just thinking about them makes me feel anxious and sweaty. I feel like I am drowning in studies even though I’m behind in...

Dear Highlander: Time Management

Jason Sims October 18, 2018

Dear Highlander, I'm having trouble managing my time well. I always know when everything is dueand budget my time, but things never turn out the way I planned or wanted them to.What are some tricks you've...

Dear Highlander: Where to Go

Anuj Patel October 15, 2018

Dear Highlander, I’m a freshman here at NJIT and it’s my first time being “free”. I really want to explore Newark and see what it has to offer, but I’m a little scared to do it on my own—or...

Dear Highlander: Am I Not Doing Enough?

Dear Highlander: Am I Not Doing Enough?

Juliana Yang May 1, 2018

  Dear Highlander,   I am a freshman here at NJIT, and I'm finishing up my first year of college. A concern I wanted to raise with you is regarding finding research experience. It seems as...

Dear Highlander: Struggling with Studying

Nanditha Lakshmanan February 21, 2017

Dear Highlander, The semester’s only been on for a few weeks and I am super stressed. My resolution for 2017 was to get my grades up, but so far I haven’t been able to figure out how to accomplish...

Dear Highlander: Career Fair Advice

Amy Ng October 11, 2016

Dear Highlander, The career fair is coming up and I think that I’m finally ready to try to get an internship for this summer. There’s only one problem… I don’t have much experience with interacting...

Dear Highlander: Dealing with my Roommate

Vector Staff September 20, 2016

Dear Highlander, I’m not getting along with my roommate. She’s too loud, she comes back to the room after I’m already asleep and wakes me up, she invites friends over without asking, and she leaves...

Dear Highlander: How to Make New Friends at NJIT

Vector Staff September 19, 2016

Dear Highlander, I’m feeling nervous about starting my first year at NJIT. I’m an out of state student and am worried that it’ll be harder for me to fit in, since most people probably already know...

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