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A Guide to Healthy Grocery Shopping for College Students

Going grocery shopping in college might be the first time you’ve ever shopped for yourself. It can be exciting, but it can also be intimidating or overwhelming—especially if you want to uphold a health-conscious diet. If you’ve never had to shop for yourself before, you’ll probably face a lot of questions. What are the healthiest […]

How to Host a Successful Fraternity Party

The quintessential college experience is simply not complete without frat parties. If you want to host a successful frat party you will need to put in some work. It will be worth it, though, when your friends are still talking about it years later. Advance Planning A successful frat party needs to be planned in […]

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Ways to Stay Busy During Summer Break

For many college students, summer is usually the time to embark on epic adventures with their friends and make the most of their days before school starts back up in the fall. Unfortunately, due to the spread of COVID-19, those carefree summer adventures aren’t exactly in the cards this year. Unlike past summers where the […]

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Battling the College Stress Epidemic

Your future. Final exams. The worst roommate. Debt. Moving away from home for the first time. These and several other issues can overwhelm students with stress, making their lives pained and causing them to crash and burn academically, which happens far more often than you think. The infographic below, Managing the College Stress Epidemic, presents […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Self-Care for Students

College is stressful. Current events have only made the experience more overwhelming. Students have to worry about completing classes at home and whether they’ll be back on campus next semester. All of this pressure can be too much to handle at times. If you’re struggling to cope, read the ultimate guide to self-care for students. […]

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Young and Uninsured? Here Are Some Options

Health insurance is a tricky subject, no matter your age. However, it can be particularly stressful for young people. Until the age of 26, most young adults qualify as dependents on their parent’s health insurance plans. However, on the day of their 26th birthday, they’re automatically dropped and left to find insurance for themselves—something many […]

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How to Find the Perfect House to Rent

Students who have experienced dormitory life may be wary of returning to campus in the fall and sharing tight spaces with dozens or even hundreds of other students. Colleges know this, and they’re taking precautions and coming up with protocols to ensure students can return to campus and still observe safe social distancing. Students who […]