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Get around campus: Transportation options

College life is about getting around. Traveling between the dorms, gym, classrooms, library, and student union can be quite far, especially if your college is large and has multiple campuses. You also want to go into town or home to … Continue reading

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Seasonal farmers’ market offers whole foods for student health

This is the season for apples, homemade breads, pumpkin pie and artisan cheese. Get them all at your local farmers’ markets, which are springing up this fall and winter to feature a bounty of foods. College life doesn’t have to … Continue reading

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College life tip: How to de-stress before exams and public speaking

Many events in college can be stressful and overwhelming, such as taking exams, speaking in public, meeting new friends, learning good study habits and talking with teachers. The more you focus on what’s stressing you, the worse you’ll get. In … Continue reading

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Pumpkins! From pumpkin carving to pick your own

It’s pumpkin fever! This is the time of year when this uber-popular winter squash is king. Pumpkins are being carved, roasted, baked into pastry and chucked. Colleges are hosting pumpkin carving contests and pumpkin drops. Check if your local farm … Continue reading

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Benefits of background variety and ethnic diversity in college life and on campus

Studies have shown that academic and campus life is greatly improved in an environment of ethnic diversity among a variety of student backgrounds in the student body as well as the faculty. When all groups are studying and working together, … Continue reading

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College hacks: Life and study tips for the college freshman

You’re new at school, moving away from home, living in a dorm with other college students, showering in a public restroom, eating in a public cafeteria. Not much of your life is private here. Perhaps none of your friends from … Continue reading

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College advice: DIY dorm decorating ideas to spruce up your space

Pimp your place with some cool do-it-yourself decorating ideas. Whether you’re a college freshman in a dorm or a senior in an off-campus apartment, dazzle your roomies and your guests with some homemade charm and sparkle. Decorate your door, spice … Continue reading

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The end of summer vacation: How to begin preparing for the fall semester

We’re nearing the end of summer and you know what that means — the beginning of a new school year! While you may not be as excited as some of us (OK, maybe it’s just me), you will have to do … Continue reading

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