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5 Tips on Choosing the Right College Roommate for You

The worst roommate anecdotes always start with random assignments. If you have no say in who you live with, you’re bound to end up with horror stories. Yet getting to choose your own roommates means big responsibility. How can you know if you’re picking the right person? Here are 5 tips to help you settle […]

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These Quick and Easy Dorm Meals Are Anything But Boring

If you can’t bear another night of Ramen noodles and chocolate milk, you aren’t alone. Nearly every college student struggles to find quick and easy meals to make in their microwave or toaster. But cooking delicious feasts without a stove isn’t as hard as it sounds, especially with the right recipes in hand. So roll […]

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Moving Off Campus? Here’s 5 Utilities You’ll Need

Are you ready to leave the dormitory and get your own place? You’re not alone. Although dorm life is often considered an essential part of the college experience, only 40 percent of public university students and 64 percent of those at private universities live on campus. One of the biggest shocks you might face when […]

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How to Make Your Bedroom More Productive

Although you spend much less time in your old room once you go to college, there are still plenty of moments when you’re back at home with your parents. Sometimes, you might even be taking classes online while you’re there. For this reason, it may be important for you to revamp your bedroom when you […]

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Easy Ways to Elevate Your Dorm Room’s Style This Spring

It used to be that dorm room decorating consisted of bean bag chairs, posters, bookshelves, hotplates, and plenty of ramen noodles. Today living in a dorm doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice your sense of style just because the space is limited. Here are 5 modern design ideas to help make your dorm room stylish […]

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4 Things New Students Should Know About Apartment Leases

Finding student housing is often an exciting process for students. It’s also a process that can be very confusing, especially for those who have never signed a lease before. Before you head off to college, there are some things about leases that every student should know. As long as you are prepared, you should be […]

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The 5 Biggest Things to Avoid in College

You learn a lot when you go to college. From your classes to the people you meet to the next few years of growing up, you’re going to leave college not just smarter, but wiser as well. Unfortunately, a lot of college lessons tend to come from mistakes students make. Steer away from these blunders […]

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Helpful Tips for Baby Carriers and Baby Wearing for New-born

Carrying your little one snuggly and safely will require a comfortable baby carrier or a sling. You must have seen a lot of parents wear one while carrying their child and would have already added one to the list of baby things to purchase before your baby arrives. However, there are a few precautionary measures […]

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5 Red Flags to Watch Out for When Apartment-Hunting

There’s a lot to keep in mind when you start the search for your first apartment. With so many other concerns on your mind—roommates, furniture, and how in the world you’re going to feed yourself every day—you may feel tempted to settle for the first livable apartment you see. However, you can avoid many issues […]