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Dorm Room Do’s and Don’ts

Move-In Day has finally arrived! What will you take? What will you leave? What if my roommate and I don’t get along?  The point is, moving away from home is kind of a big...

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Decisions, Decisions

Coming from a small, conservative school, I had no idea what was in store for me in college. Decision after decision would determine the outcome of my college career. All of a sudden I...

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Don’t Lie On Your Roommate App

Basically, this post applies to those of you who are going to move in with someone you’ve never met. I had to complete a roommate application on the ASU website. Just your basic “How...

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Considerations for Commuting

For a lot of students, living off campus is something they can’t wait to do. Whether it’s living at home or moving out after two years of living in residence halls, living on your...

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My Life Without Social Media

My first semester of college, I blended in with most of the students on campus. I kid you not, on the first day of class most of us were glued to our phones as if...

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Things You Really Need In Your Backpack

I have always had a bad case of I-Don’t-Know-Why-This-Is-In-My-Backpack Syndrome. In high school, I got by just fine doing that because I went to a small school. When I came to college, things had...

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Surviving the Party Phase

All right parents, let’s be honest: your sweet little precious gifts from above like to party and have a good time in college. Now understand that this partying in college is usually just a...

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Caring for Pets in College

Not everyone should have a pet in college. It is a huge responsibility and it requires at least a certain degree of effort. Whether you get a dog or cat, a fish or a...