Living Off Campus: 4 Must-Haves

Now that a new semester is right around the corner, you might be considering moving from your dorm to living off campus. Moving off campus is a really fun opportunity: you’re finally renting your very first space, you can burn candles without a candle warmer, and you don’t have to follow specific dorm rules any

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How to Exercise on Campus When the Weather is Awful

“Oh, the weather outside is frightful!”  It’s a merry line from a delightful holiday tune, but more than likely, this is part of why you might be feeling like you’d rather not go exercise today. Keeping up a regular exercise routine when the weather is terrible outside can be challenging. Temperatures might be...

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Tips That Will Help Improve Your Writing Skills

Whether you have a penchant for writing or you’d rather eat worms before trying to write a 5-page paper, the chances are good that you’re going to need to write more than just a couple of papers during your college career. Most professors will have you write an essay or several at one point or

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Helpful Tips for Holiday Gatherings

Christmas is a time when all things are merry and bright. We road trip for hours or fly cross-country to spend time the holidays with close family and friends, and there’s a general festiveness to the last few weeks of December. However, the holiday season might not feel like as joyful as the songs make

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Winter Gear for College Students

There’s no doubt about it: winter has arrived. If you’re attending a school in a colder part of the globe, you’re probably already experiencing the chilly gusts of wind and the occasional snowfall dusting the ground. If you’re from a warmer climate, chances are good that the cold might have caught you a bit off

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10 Things to Do on Snow Day

Few things are more glorious than a snow day in college. Far and few between, snow days rarely happen, and if you are lucky enough to experience more than one during your college career, you should count yourself fortunate! If you’ve just discovered that you’re the lucky recipient of a snow day, you’ve probably been

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Christmas Gift Ideas for College Students on a Budget

When you’re in college, sometimes money can feel a little scarce. You may or may not be working a job while managing all your homework and classes, but either way, funds can still seem a bit tight when you consider buying gifts for all your family and friends come the holiday season. Don’t despair! There

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How to Get in the Christmas Spirit at College

College is perhaps one of the most wonderful places to start celebrating Christmas. However, it can sometimes feel a bit tricky to get in the spirit of things with papers and tests looming over you—particularly if this your first year away at school. It’s normal to feel a bit melancholy as the holidays roll around.

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Things to Consider When Choosing Your College Degree

While it’s true that you do have some time to decide on a degree once you get to college, there are some things you should consider as you think about what you might want to major in. Entering your freshman year with the right degree isn’t essential, but it’s certainly helpful. You can graduate faster,

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How to Hold a Roommate Meeting

What’s a roommate meeting, you ask? If you’re living in the dorms, chances are good that you at least have one roommate, if not several. Whenever you combine spaces with another person, it’s inevitable that you’ll run into differences in lifestyle and preferences. For some roommates, this can be a frustrating...

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