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Having Fun at College While Achieving Academically

Even if college is a pivotal milestone in a person’s life, where you succumb to many challenges and where you have to deal with various obstacles, it can still be a fun journey. Okay, you need to be diligent and responsible, to study and finish all the task thoroughly, but there is no reason not […]

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Should You Join Greek Life?

Every year, new college freshmen have hundreds of decisions to make. These decisions can range from very minor things, including “what should one actually wear on the first day of college?” to very important things, such as “what am I going to major in?” Among these important and often difficult decisions is whether or not […]

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 […]