Category Archives: Roommates

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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Test taking tips for final exams: How not to fail

It’s final exam time again. You know what you’re supposed to do and what you’re not supposed to do. Don’t forget your test taking tips, practice good study habits, get some sleep and exercise. If you don’t want to fail … Continue reading

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DIY presents—Make your own homemade holiday gifts

You love receiving presents—desperately trying to unknot the bow, giving up and sliding it off the box, ripping the paper and then casting aside the lid to reveal the thoughtful treasure your loved one has imagined you would adore. But … Continue reading

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Console gaming at college: Xbox One or Sony Playstation 4?

It’s a sellout, no matter which new video game console you’re talking about. Both the Sony Playstation 4 and the Microsoft Xbox One left gamers waiting as the preorders and sales left shelves empty the week of their release, and … Continue reading

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Student health: How to protect yourself from meningitis

Since March, Princeton University has seen seven cases of bacterial meningitis. What’s notable about the Princeton cases is that they are the rare strain B. Meningitis, which can arise in crowded dorm rooms on college campuses. Living and eating in … Continue reading

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How to take a selfie (without being a jerk)

Your profile picture is woefully out of date. Your roommate is asleep. It’s just you and your smart phone and it’s 2 a.m., and this has to be done right now (because some things become ridiculously important at two in … Continue reading

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Do it yourself: Speed cleaning tips for dorm life

No one likes it, but sometimes you gotta do it. Whether it is because mom and dad are coming to scope out your dorm life or because something green is growing in the tub, there comes a time when you … Continue reading

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How to go green on campus—environmental ideas for college students

College life is all about studying, meeting new people, having some fun, figuring out who you are and … recycling? Well, while how to go green on campus may not be what first springs to mind for college students, there … Continue reading

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