Category Archives: Roommates

DIY tips for packing up your dorm room

Spring semester is winding down, and it is time to start thinking about packing up your stuff and heading home to the ‘rents for the summer. While it is probably sad enough to be leaving your friends behind and readjusting … Continue reading

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How socializing benefits your college life

Academics aren’t the only reason you’re at college. Your social health is another aspect of college life in addition to your studies. Student success, as well as career success, depends on learning how to socialize and how to be a … Continue reading

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Ready for Valentine’s Day? Check out these DIY valentines ideas for college students

Valentine’s Day. It’s a hotly contested holiday: Is it a commercial way to exploit traditional romantic relationships? A way for florists and chocolatiers to bump up their annual sales? Or is it actually a positive celebration of romance that can … Continue reading

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Dating in college—coping with a break up

Dating is hard. But dating in college is a whole other ball of wax. It can be challenging enough to move beyond a past relationship, but coping with a break up, where you are likely to run into the ex … Continue reading

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Dorm life: College tips for non-alcoholic party ideas

Winter is cold and boring, and cabin-fever is making you crazy. Why not throw a party? Combine that with your New Year’s Resolution to improve your student health by cutting down on the drinking and you can throw a fabulous … Continue reading

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10 dorm organization DIY tips for tidy dorm rooms

Have a messy dorm? Can’t find your books or phone under all the clothes and pizza boxes? College life shouldn’t be wasted amid a messy room. You have enough to worry about doing well in your classes. So take an … Continue reading

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Relaxation tips: Stress management techniques and ways to relieve stress for college students

Now that finals are over, you have a few weeks for relaxation so you can find your groove again. But once the new semester begins, will you just go back to your old stressful ways? Why not use this time … Continue reading

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Money matters: How to save money, manage your first bank account and debunk the myth of free money

Going away to college likely means that for the first time you’re dealing with money matters on your own. It’s a time to learn how to save money, manage your first bank account, pay bills and budget your cash. Learning … Continue reading

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Successful gift giving: Avoid these top 10 worst Christmas gifts

It’s that time again. What to give Aunt Sally, Cousin Bob or your dorm roommate? They’re probably thinking exactly the same thing about you. College students are notoriously low on cash, but you shouldn’t succumb to silly or cliché gifts. … Continue reading

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Health tips for the holiday season—how to avoid getting sick

You know you need to get that flu shot. And you try to sneeze into your elbow and wash your hands regularly. But are there other things you can be doing so illness passes you by this holiday season? Read … Continue reading

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