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How to Make the Most of Your First Week of University

Your first week of university determines so much about how well you do throughout the year. This is mostly because the first week is when you’ll make friends, when you settle in, and when you first start your life as an independent adult. Doing this right means that you love the environment, love studying, and […]

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4 Ways to Keep a Balanced Diet While Living on Campus

Many people have heard about the infamous “freshman fifteen,” which describes the common weight gain that first-year college students experience. Many college students struggle with their weight and their overall level of nutrition throughout college rather than only in their first year of school. While a limited budget and a lack of time may be […]

3 Ways to Stay Safe Online On Campus

Heading off to college is a double-edged sword of excitement and fear of the unknown. It won’t be anything like high school and, similarly, hardly at all like the adult life awaiting you after graduation. Nevertheless, all these stages of life require a certain awareness and responsibility for your personal safety. No more so than […]

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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 […]