Are you a stressed, disorganized college student? Have you ever wanted to make your life more structured? Do you want to get your act together? Coll[A]ge is a website made specifically for college students to stay organized and manage their stress levels. Like a jack-of-all-trades, Coll[A]ge provides users with intel on how to calculate their grades, a test to monitor stress levels, tips on surviving college, and more!


As college students, stress and workload become overwhelming and sometimes feel as though it takes over our lives with how hectic everything appears. We want to create a way for students to make their lives in college easier, less stressful, and more organized.

What it does:

It consists of a grade calculator that lets you know your current grade, and what you need on your next test/assignment to get the grade you want. It also features a stress test that lets you know how stressed you are and what to do about it.

How we built it:

This project consisted of using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript through GitHub and terminal. We worked solely with software and designated each member to a job for collaboration. We decided to split the work once we figured out how to use GitHub and had Jin Young focus on HTML/JavaScript while Nathan focused on JavaScript and Alina worked on CSS/project management.

Challenges we ran into:

None of the group members have used HTML, CSS, JavaScript, GitHub, or even worked with web development before, so it was all a learning process. Figuring out how to accomplish our goal with limited time and knowledge was the biggest obstacle for our group. For instance, one of our goals was to incorporate an API onto the website, but trying to figure that out was a challenge.

Accomplishments that we're proud of:

Our biggest accomplishment was being able to create a prototype of our idea that we thought would be too difficult and out of reach for what we were already knowledgeable on. Figuring out which member had the most advantage/skill for each job early on was beneficial to the group. Some of our other accomplishments include making new friends, learning how to collaborate in a software team, learning and developing many new skills related to computer science, and experiencing how web developers create a project on a strict deadline. Being able to have fun experimenting and coding for hours on end while sleep-deprived and tired is a proud accomplishment as well.

What we learned:

There were many things we learned while building our website. Not only did we learn how to use HTML, CSS, GitHub, and JavaScript, but we gained knowledge on collaboration with others and the importance of every member doing their job. Whether it be front end or back end, or in between, all parts of the process are important and needed in order to complete a working, finished project. Furthermore, we realized that even if ideas or skills seem intimidating, time consuming and difficult, they should be encouraged and acted on.

What's next:

Polishing the website is our main priority. Next, we want to implement more features that can assist college students to balance their college life. Some future plans could include more in-depth stress management options, links and videos on college life, detailed tips for doing well in school, etc.

Built with:

We used HTML, CSS, and JavaScript and used GitHub to do version control. We used terminal, sublime, and VS code as applications to complete this project.

Prizes we're going for:

HAVIT RGB Mechanical Keyboard

$100 Amazon Gift Cards

Raspberry Pis & PiHut Essential Kits

Jetbrains Pro Software

Blu R2 Plus Smartphones

Misfit Shine 2

Team Members

Alina Daraphet, Nathan Ng, Jin Young Bang
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