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How to Afford an Apartment in College: 7 Crucial Tips

When you’re in college, you want to have the entire college experience. You want to have the sporting events, parties, all-nighters studying, and friendships that last a lifetime. You might think that you have to live in a dorm to get the full college experience, or that it costs more to rent an apartment. That’s […]

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4 Easy Meals for Busy College Students

When you’re in college, the most important thing on your mind is graduating with great grades. After all, you want to get a great job and create a great life for yourself. However, when you’re in the trenches of late-night study sessions and long lectures, you still have to consider the fact that you need […]

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Tips for Furnishing Your First Apartment

Those last two years in college are a dream. You’re finally out of the dorms or other university- sponsored housing and into the real-life housing market. You get to search for, tour, and lease your very own apartment! Once you find your dream (or “good enough”) apartment, you’ll need to furnish it. Dissimilar to the […]

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Decorating Tips for Your College Apartment

There are few things more thrilling than the idea of your own apartment. You’re away from home, have a space that’s not attached to the school, and you can do whatever you want with your surroundings. It’s exciting, that is, until you realize that rugs are eighty dollars and having your own space is both […]

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Easy Morning Routines to Get a Good Start of the Day

Establishing a morning routine that will inspire and motivate you to have a good day is essential for maintaining your mental health. That is why following these useful tips may come in handy when you feel like you’re having a rough period. Wake Up Early One of the best ways you can ensure to have […]

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8 Important Questions To Ask A Potential Roommate

When you couple the expense of an apartment with the financial uncertainties caused by the coronavirus pandemic, it’s understandable that more people are looking to take on a roommate. It’s important to take your time and learn about your potential roommate before signing a lease with them. You should not assume that just because you […]

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Easy Dorm Room Recipes for Back to School

Going back to college for another semester is exciting, but it also makes every student wonder what they’ll eat every day. Even if you get an on-campus meal plan, you’ll likely make quite a few meals in your dorm room. Some nights you won’t be able to take a study break to walk to the […]