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Preparing for Classes to Start

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Coming to college is one of the most exciting and yet terrifying experiences any late teenager generally experiences. It’s a new world away from parents, friends, and familiar environments. Before classes began, there is usually a few days in which the university gives students a chance to get used to their new school and community. A lot of new students look at this as a time to live it up now that they are on their own for the first time. Others may struggle with homesickness. However, whatever you do…read more

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Undecided Major

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From early in our lives to the first couple years in college we are asked the same basic question, “What do you want to do when you grow up?”  During our whole school career we are encouraged to figure out our life plan, and if we don’t have one, we are labeled as unprepared for the future. However, in reality, figuring out what you want to do for the rest of your life is a scary and difficult task to undertake and requires some serious evaluation and careful research. It…read more

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Tips for Packing

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Packing for college can be stressful and time consuming, but it can also be fun! It is not unlike packing for vacation or a trip to grandma’s house. It’s just this time you’re packing to move! For some people it could be the first time, for others it could be the tenth. But regardless of your circumstance, for most college-bound students it’s the first move away from home. That being said, many new things will need to be purchased prior to heading off to college. This blog offers tips to…read more

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