Living College Archives — College Planning Center and Guides

4 College Fashion Hacks

When you’re heading off to college you shouldn’t forget about fashion. Clothes are important for warmth and comfort as well as making you look and feel great — but you have to prioritize if you’re on a budget. So here are four college fashion hacks to make sure you’ve got the must-have items for this […]

On-Campus Safety Tips for New Freshmen

Many people have fears about adjusting to college life. Will the campus they pick be safe? Will they feel supported in their goals? Will they get along well with their roommates? All of these are valid questions that students will have their freshman year. While visiting campus and talking to your school counselor are all […]

Six Ways to Develop Emotional Intelligence in College

There’s been a lot of talk about this so called emotional intelligence  recently. So what exactly is it and why is it important?  Essentially, EI is how we perceive and understand what is going on around us emotionally and then choose how to feel, think, and act accordingly. It is the ability to recognize our […]

Hope And Healing 101: How To Recover From Drug Addiction

Once you realize that drug addiction is taxing on your mind and body, it’s time to begin thinking about what steps need to be implemented for the purpose of overcoming the substance abuse issue. If you’re ready to recover from drug addiction so you can lead the life of freedom and fulfillment you deserve, implement […]

Maintaining Your Apartment While On School Breaks

Whether you’re heading off to Daytona Beach for spring break, or back home for Thanksgiving, you’ll want to take some basic precautions to maintain and protect your campus apartment while you’re away. Everything from cleaning your apartment before setting off – rather than having to deal with it when you get back – to asking […]

Creative Ideas for Living Rich Off Campus

For college students who live off campus, expenses can easily become overwhelming. From monthly rent to everyday food and drinks, it’s easy to see why some choose the controlled environment that campus living offers. However, living away from school grounds isn’t necessarily impossible, even for those with the tightest budgets. For those who get creative, […]

How to Stay Safe When You Go to College

Are you starting college soon or have you recently started a college course? This should be the most exciting and enjoyable time of your life. However, things do go wrong for some students and you need to reduce the likelihood of anything bad happening while you’re a student. Below are some tips that will help […]

Lucky 21: What College Kids Should Know About Drinking

Drinking has always been a big part of college campuses and the young adult college experience. No one expects that to go away, but college students need to know that drinking has consequences that can be quite serious. Jail or even death can await those who fail to treat alcohol with the respect it deserves. […]