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baby carriers

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 […]

study abroad

8 Ways to Study Abroad in 2020

There are plenty of reasons people look forward to going to college. It’s the first time many young adults experience their first taste of independence. You get to take classes in subjects you’re passionate about and try fun activities like clubs or Greek life. People also dream about opportunities designed specifically for college students, like […]

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7 College Degrees Offering Great Careers

When choosing a college degree, conventional wisdom says that you should select the field that you are most interested in. And this is for a good reason, if you love what you’re doing, you’ll never feel like it’s work, right? However, not all passion and interests can guarantee that you’ll have a sustainable career in […]

apartment hunting

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 […]

freshman 15

The Science Behind The “Freshman 15”

As you head to college, you’ve probably already heard about the “Freshman 15” on more than one occasion. Some people think it’s a myth that you gain a lot of weight during your first year of college, but for some students, it’s a reality A study by Utah University found that 25% of college students […]

college sports recruitment

Tips for the College Sports Recruitment Process

There are many academic benefits to playing sports in high school, but there is also the opportunity to play college sports via a scholarship. There are plenty of other benefits that you can reap from college sports, such as it is looking good on a resume and the overall experience. Nonetheless, playing in college  all […]

spring semester

How to Make the Most of Your Spring Semester

The weather outside may be frightful, but spring is right around the corner—and with it comes a brand new spring semester. After winter break’s lull, it can be hard to get back into the right mindset to tackle a new semester. Finding the time and motivation to get everything on your to-do list done can […]