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5 Reasons to Get Involved On Campus

5 Reasons to Get Involved On Campus

You always hear everyone say that college brings about some of the best years of your life. What do we think? Well, college is really what you make of it! It definitely can be everything you expect and more -- but first, you need to get involved. Here's why. 1. It's an effortless way to gain friends. Obviously, we had to Read More…
Everything You Need to Survive the Communal Bathroom

Everything You Need to Survive the Communal Bathroom

We all know that moving into a college dorm means sharing your room with a brand new roommate. Pretty cool, right? But we can't forget about that other space you'll have to start sharing...one that maybe isn't so exciting. That's right -- we're talking about the communal bathroom. Take a look at what you'll need to survive this space. A robe. Read More…
22 Questions to Ask Your New Roommate

22 Questions to Ask Your New Roommate

As you might expect, moving into a dorm with a total stranger comes with adjustments. You and your new roommate totally have the potential to become lifelong friends, but it's important to understand each other before jumping into this brand new living situation. Grab your roomie and take a look at these essential questions we rounded up. It'll be smooth sailing Read More…
The 5 Types of Places You Should Scope Out on Campus

The 5 Types of Places You Should Scope Out on Campus

New on campus? You may not know the area like the back of your hand just yet, but soon you'll get a feel for all of the campus hot spots. Here are the ones we suggest scoping out first. 1. A good study spot. You've got your desk in your dorm room, but that's not always going to be the Read More…
8 Things No One Tells You About Going to College

8 Things No One Tells You About Going to College

We see depictions of college life all the time in movies, TV shows, and books—but how much of that is really the norm? Keep reading...we're spilling some truths about college that you won't see in pop culture. It is possible to get a good night's sleep most of the time. We always hear the same saying over and over—if you want good grades and a Read More…
5 Ways to Get to Know Your Roommate Before Move-In Day

5 Ways to Get to Know Your Roommate Before Move-In Day

College move-in day is inching closer and closer! That means that by now, you've probably gotten your roommate assignment. Living with a new roommate is beyond exciting, but it's also nervewracking considering you might not know a thing about each other yet. With that in mind, we're suggesting some ways to start getting to know your roommate before move-in day. 1. Add Read More…
The Ultimate List of Dorm Room Hacks

The Ultimate List of Dorm Room Hacks

Making the move from your home to a dorm room is a big adjustment. Your kitchen is suddenly just a mini fridge and microwave, and your bedroom and living room are now essentially the same thing. However, life on campus can be simple, so we're showing you how to organize YOUR dorm! 1. Lift your bed for more storage space (if your campus Read More…
5 Things to Do Before The First Day of Classes

5 Things to Do Before The First Day of Classes

Whether you're an incoming freshman, or you've already ran a few laps in your college career, you probably know exactly what those first-day-of-class nerves feel like. After all, it's a brand new schedule with new teachers, new classmates, and new coursework. The good news? You can cut out some of the nerves and uncertainty by preparing for this day. Here's Read More…
Making New Friends on Campus

Making New Friends on Campus

It doesn't matter if you're a social butterfly or more of a wallflower—we all get nervous about making new friends on campus. Before you let those nerves get the best of you, check out our list of fool-proof ways to start building some lasting friendships once you're on campus! Get involved. On-campus jobs, Greek life, sports, clubs...there are so many ways you can Read More…
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