Living With a Roommate

Tips on how to prepare for your first college roommate Most college freshman end up living with a roommate their first year of college.  Some people may luck up and room with a high school friend who happens to be attending the same college, but most students will be placed

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On-Campus or Off-Campus… Where Should You Live?

The Pros and Cons of College Living Options If you’re a freshman, on-campus living is probably your only option. Sophomore year on, however, the world is your oyster and you’ve got a choice between living on or off campus. There are pros and cons of each living situation and you

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15 Must Haves for New College Students

Going to college for the first time is a very exciting time in an individual’s life. That’s when they generally move away from home and get to be on their own. However, those changes cost a lot of money and students need to buy a lot of school supplies. Most

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5 Packing & Traveling Tips for Students

Packing a years worth of life into two suitcases, weighing under 50 pounds (22.7 Kg), is difficult. Lugging them from one continent to another, through various airports is a stressful ordeal. So here are 5 tips on traveling and packing that will hopefully make life easier. Leave small electronics at

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MIT Rick Rolled – College Pranks

The idea of the college prank is certainly not unique to the United States but this morning when a news article on a grand college prank hit my email, I couldn’t help but laugh.  My favorite type of prank: Yes, that’s the first seven notes of Rick Astley’s “Never Gonna

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