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Will Wearing Current Trends Change Our Personal Style?

Fashion is a strange blend of widely popular, and extremely personal. It’s constantly changing and shifting, bringing new things to the table, new trends to try, new rules to obey. And yet, fashion doesn’t work unless you break the rules and stay true to yourself despite the barrage of fads, microseasons, and magazines shouting at […]

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Benefits Of Living Off Campus

Living on your own is one of the biggest changes that comes with your first year of college. Leaving the security and predictability of your parents’ home is an important step you need to take on the road to becoming a full-fledged adult. For many freshmen, that means moving into the dorms. Yet although dorm […]

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4 Fast Meals for College Students with Busy Schedules

Being a college student often means limited time and funds when it comes to preparing food. Fortunately, meals with few ingredients can be healthy, easy to prepare, and cost effective. Below are four examples for busy students. Classic Dinner Everyone has occasions when they crave the comfort of a familiar meal. Grilled cheese with a […]

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4 Ways To Ensure Your College Years Are A Success

Going off to college is exciting, and it also drums up a lot of nerves. Plan and prepare, but remember that a lot of what you’ll experience doesn’t come with a roadmap. You have to put yourself out there and be willing to adjust to whatever comes your way. Try not to worry so much […]

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Tips to Reduce Your Risk Factor as a New Tenant

Renting a home or apartment has its share of pros and cons compared to owning. The foremost being more financially feasible, particularly for younger people with less of a credit history. The cons mainly come from being beholden to a landlord. While most landlords are reasonable people, they can be discouraged from renting to you […]

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Dorm Room Perfection

When students move away from home and into their first adult living space, they are generally so happy to have a new measure of freedom that design is the last thing on their minds. While this is understandable, it is not optimal. When you have a space of your own that is designed properly it […]

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 […]

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 […]