Tag Archives: Student Life

And here we go… finals!

Hello and welcome to the endgame of your Fall Semester! The last obstacles to overcome are those dreaded finals. You’ve probably heard countless stories from your parents, friends, and everyone else in between about the long nights  they spent studying for anxiety-inducing final exams.  Fear not my friend, for we’re here to ease your stress.

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The Universal Language of the Dorm Room Door

The door to your dorm room is the gatekeeper to your privacy. Privacy is a precious commodity in a community space such as a residence hall but something as simple as your door can speak volumes. Let’s break down door etiquettes in dorm rooms. Door fully closed: If you know someone is inside, a door

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A to-do list before Thanksgiving

In just a week and a half, students living on campus will depart for Thanksgiving and will not return until spring semester 2021. Here’s a quick little to-do list to ensure you’re ready to go. Due to the unpredictable nature of COVID-19, it’s best to begin the packing process. Start with packing non everyday essentials,

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Earning money while in college

In college, I heavily contemplated getting a part-time job but was unsure if I would be able to balance my course load and work hours. For those who can and are currently doing this, major props to you – it is not an easy feat! These days, there are some pretty lucrative opportunities to make

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How was your winter break?

Now that you’re back, how does it feel? We know that It’s difficult to snap right back into school after any type of break. Moreover, it seems like this particular academic vacation is doubly hard on the students. The reason for this being that even though you’re technically “on break” there isn’t much time for

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How to study effectively in a dorm room

Yes, we know we’ll get a ton of sarcastic replies regarding the seemingly self-explanatory title. Dorm Rooms are naturally made for studying, right? Wrong. There’s more to studying spaces than meets the eye. Here’s how to effectively have a great study session in a dorm room. PLAN FOR IT Each residence hall plans dorm-wide education

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How to smarten up a dumb dorm room

Newer dorm rooms may come equipped with all the bells and whistles, but some older dorm rooms still exist, living in both the past and present. If you happen to sleep in an ancient living space, here are a few wonderful gadgets to help spruce up that fortress of yours. Ensure you look into the

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