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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 […]

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Things to Consider When Choosing a College Dorm

Dorm living is an essential part of the college experience, especially during your first year. It’s essential to find the right dorm for you so that you can have the best year ever. Here’s a guide to the things to consider when choosing a college dorm that will work best for you. Dorm Style, Layout […]

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College Life: Getting the Most Bang for Your Buck

It’s no secret that college is expensive, and living on a tight student budget can limit your ability to enjoy the social aspects of college, like going out with friends, joining sports teams, or participating in other activities that cost money. But that doesn’t mean your college life needs to be completely restricted by your […]

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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 […]