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In the U.S., 2020 is not only the year of the COVID-19 pandemic, but also the Presidential Election year! Most people, even college students, are aware of the election, especially with the amount of politics on social media now. Speaking as a former college student, I was not at all motivated or interested in voting...
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Are you going to be attending classes virtually in some capacity during the fall semester? If you answered yet, then you’ll want to check out the rest of this blog post to how to set yourself up for success in attending college courses virtually! For many, attending virtual classes is a new experience. You may...
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The title of this post may be suspect, but even the saying “we’re all in this together” is true but at the same time untrue in how the coronavirus affects certain populations more than others. The COVID-19 pandemic is more or less unprecedented, especially with how far technology and modern society has advanced since the...
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Nobody really likes to talk about money, but it’s a very necessary conversation to have with yourself, your parents, and your college financial aid officer. Don’t avoid talking about the costs of college because according to Forbes, the collective college debt in the US is $1.6 trillion! On a smaller scale, owing several thousand dollars...
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You have a lot of freedom when it comes to picking your college courses. While this freedom is exciting, it can also be overwhelming. How do you know what classes to take? Are there classes you are required to take? Well, here are some tips that can help you prepare for registering for your first...
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As a recent college graduate, I learned many things in college that went beyond academics. In fact, I think these lessons are the ones that will stick with me longer than anything I learned in class. So here is my list of 18 things I learned as an undergrad student! UNASSIGNED ASSIGNED SEATS Me after...
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After an unsettling spring and a strange start to summer in 2020, there are many unknowns about the fall semester for both incoming and existing college students. Depending on what college looks like for you in the upcoming months, I have some advice on how to cope with and navigate the coronavirus pandemic. There are...
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Choosing a college can be both an exciting and stressful time in a person’s life. Maybe you’ve been set on a school since you were little or maybe you are stuck between a myriad of choices. If the latter sounds like, why not consider a college road trip! If you’ve ever seen the movie “College...
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I never believed people when they said that college flies by but the week before I started my senior year, I was in disbelief. It really did fly by. In all honesty, I called my friends crying because I was feeling a little overwhelmed. Suddenly, “the future” was starting to look a lot more like...
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An exciting part of going to college is having the option to move into a new dorm or a new apartment. With this in mind, you might be wondering, what’s the difference between living in a dorm versus living in off-campus housing? (In this article, off-campus housing will not include living at home.) If you’re...
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