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Should You Join Greek Life?

Every year, new college freshmen have hundreds of decisions to make. These decisions can range from very minor things, including “what should one actually wear on the first day of college?” to very important things, such as “what am I going to major in?” Among these important and often difficult decisions is whether or not […]

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Why You Should Consider Going to an Art College

Being an artist doesn’t require a degree. You can draw any time by using any inexpensive art tools. You can draw anything that exists, like the old masters in history: DaVinci, Botticelli, and Michelangelo. So, why should you bother getting an art degree? Taking an art degree can help you improve and become a professional […]

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Studying Abroad? 5 Tips for Avoiding an International Nightmare

If you plan to study abroad, you’ll want to watch out for the pitfalls that could make your time overseas unenjoyable and even dangerous. Living in another county in itself has enough challenges, and you’ll want to do everything possible to eliminate any extra hassle from your experience. Research the Destination Learning all the important […]

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7 Reasons Why You Should Read On a Daily Basis

Are you the type of person who likes to spend time just to read? If that so, then what is it about? Is it novels, magazines, newspapers or story updates on Facebook? The reason why you should read daily is to keep your brain active. If you read every day, then you’ll experience the following […]

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How to Survive Your First Stressful Semester in College

College is the most exciting place to study, especially if you’re a new student. But it can be stressful as well. Especially in your first-semester. Whether you’re going to study in Stanford university, or an Ivy League university, the first semester is the most stressful of all. Yes, it is stressful to study for the […]

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Going to College? How to Move Out of Your Parent’s House

You have recently graduated from high school, and it is time to prepare to face the next phase in your education. College is a major step for many people, and often is a young adult’s first exposure to the world. Some students are able to continue to live with their parents while attending classes, but […]