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Tips for College Students Living Away From Home

Adapting to life in college can be hard for many students. Study demands are usually much higher than experienced in high school. At the same time, there are more social activities begging for students to participate. There are some tips that you can use to help you succeed in living away from home at college. […]

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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 […]

College Isn’t Just a Piece of Paper

When I talk to my friends about their college experience, the majority of them often say “It was all just for some dumb piece of paper.” It amazed me that theseindividuals held such low enthusiasm for all their hard work, so I began to pry and the general consensus was: A. They were stuck with […]

Graduate Sense: Ideas to Help College Freshman Adjust

College is one of the best times in a young person’s life. Traditionally, college bound students leave home for a dorm room full of people that have the potential of becoming close friends. Students become scholars, and learn to live life with limited supervision. This is when most get their first taste of real freedom, […]

Pros and Cons of Living Outside the Campus

Whenever you decide to study in a foreign university, you have to make lots of different decisions. These decisions range from some of the financial aspects to choosing the right course, looking for the university itself and arranging your preparation material more so like a luggage. In all these choices there is another choice that […]

What Every College Student Needs in a New Place

When you move into a new place at school, you have to bring in things that are going to make your time in college easier. This list is filled with items typically found in apartments, but should also contain items you never thought you would need in your new apartment. Fill up your apartment the […]

How To Save Money On All Your College Supplies

One thing is for certain. College is expensive. However, this isn’t only the case for tuition and room and board. College school supplies can also cost a pretty penny. This is why saving money where you can is important. Below is a short list of different ways you can save money on your college supplies. […]