Tag Archives: Student

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What to Expect During Your First Week of College

How exciting! The new school year is about to begin! Here’s what to expect during your first week of college. RESIDENCE HALLS: There will definitely be a high level of excitement flowing  inside the residence halls. Throughout the week, Resident Assistants will put on hall-wide social events for residents to attend so that you can

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Transitioning into College Life

We are merely weeks away from the start of the new school year! New friends, classes, opportunities, and adventures await you! Before we dive in, let’s discuss the transition into college life. Simply and bluntly put, it will be overwhelming. Don’t fret! Here are a few tips to help you get your bearings straight.  Subvert

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What’s it like to live in the Residence Halls?

If you’re planning to live in the Residence Halls for the first time,  you’ve probably heard/read about the pros and cons of living in the dorms by now.  Feel free to take all that information under consideration, but allow me to give you my perspective on the matter (since I just so happened to have

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How to Stay Motivated During Summer Classes

You either love or hate summer classes. Love it because you get those pesky general courses out of the way. Hate it because it takes time away from your summer vacation.  Whether you’re full or half-time, here are a few ways to keep you motivated. Create a task list – summer courses are accelerated, meaning

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Gearing up for move out season

It’s that time of year again where summer feels so close, yet so far away. While you’re off at school, DRM has been busy gearing up for end of the semester move outs. Sure, it is only February – but soon, school will be out for the summer! Before the end of the semester sneaks

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Finals Memes to Curb Your Stress

By the time this blog is posted, you’re bound to be neck deep in final exams. You’re either at the beginning, middle, or tail end of your finals schedule. Regardless of which stage of finals you’re facing, the one thing that remains constant is the immense stress that comes with these exams. Here are some

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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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Staying on Campus for Thanksgiving Weekend

There are a few reasons why someone might be staying on campus for Thanksgiving Weekend. Perhaps you’re a Resident Assistant volunteering to stay in the residence halls, or you’re an international student. Who knows, maybe  you’re staying on campus because of unforeseen circumstances beyond your control. Whatever your reason for staying on campus might be,

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Living with “Quiet Hours” in a Residence Hall

One thing students will need to adjust to when living in a residence hall is “Quiet Hours.” Quiet Hours are designated time periods in which residents and guests have the responsibility of ensuring that their noise levels are in check out of respect for other residents.  Quiet hours time and policies differ for each campus,

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