Top 5 Things I’d Do Differently if I Moved Across the Country Again

Moving is incredibly stressful, and it’s even more stressful as a student with limited resources. Here are a few lessons learned from moving cross-country that will make the process much smoother for you. View apartments in person or outsource that task Finding an apartment to rent remotely is challenging.  Without being physically present, it is…

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6 Moving Hacks That Will Help You Relocate on the Cheap

Moving is an ordeal for anyone, but it can be especially stressful if you’re in the midst of midterms. Your Toyota Corolla can only hold so many boxes, you know? Luckily, there are a variety of ways you can lessen the load, so to speak. Whether your lease is up and you’re splitting up with…

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5 Ways to Stay Positive & Motivated throughout the Semester

At the start of the semester, it is SO easy to start positively and be on top of assignments, especially for the first couple of weeks of the semester. Unfortunately, things start to go downhill after that. 5 reasons why things start to go downhill: You make a mistake. Once you make one mistake, you…

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How To: De-Stress, Kid-Style

One of the main points I took away from my babysitting years is that spending time with children is surprisingly relaxing. I don’t mean the loud noises, spills, or fights; I’m talking about how children spend their time. Even as a college student, I found myself enjoying some of the brainless (and therefore relaxing) activities…

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How To: Support First Generation College Students

The biggest reasons I thought I couldn’t go to college was because my family didn’t have the money for it and I didn’t think I was “college material”. I assumed you already had to know everything before you even went to college. I had to build my own support system because I had no idea…

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A Crash Course In Networking

Whether you’re a transfer student or just new to college life, networking can seem like a daunting endeavor. First of all, what is “networking”? Is it just a buzzword? How do you do it, and where do you even start? Here is quick crash course on what it is, and how to go about networking…

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How to be Happy for a New Semester

Sucking in school sucks. It’s annoying, unmotivating, decreases your self-esteem, and is downright unfortunate. However, sometimes it can be a blessing in disguise.

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Using Social Media in College

Today, students are plugged in like never before. The presence of social media in classrooms and in our lives can be huge and even overwhelming at times. On the other hand, there are a lot of ways to use social media to make your life easier and more efficient.  

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Surviving a Long-Distance Relationship in College

My boyfriend and I started dating during our sophomore year in high school, went to college 3 hours apart, and now he’s in Europe while I’m in the United States. We’ve been together for 7 years and in a long-distance relationship for 5 of those years, normally seeing each other once every three months. If…

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3 Ways to Achieve Work-Life Balance

Whether you’re a freshman or a transfer living on your college campus for the first time, balancing your personal and academic life takes on a whole new meaning. All of a sudden, where you live and work also becomes the same place where you are socializing and enjoying yourself. Balancing these two aspects of your…

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