Coming Home and Growing Up

Coming Home and Growing Up

Winter break is so close, you can taste it: your mom’s cooking, your own bed, your friends from high school that you haven’t seen in months. You can’t wait to be home, to tell everyone about your first real semester away in college, but there’s something they don’t tell you. Being home isn’t the same…

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Staying on Top of Your Classes

Staying on Top of Your Classes

It isn’t over until it’s over. If there is one thing I have learned after my year and a half of being a college student, it’s that there is definitely no room for procrastination. It is imperative to stay on top of your classes so that you do not have to play catch up two nights before an exam or the night of.

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College Summer School

College Summer School

Summer school in college is a parent’s worst nightmare but any college student’s dream. After I had already signed up to take classes at Florida State during the summer, my parents realized their mistake. They just paid for their son to go to a college town for six weeks and take two easy classes. My parents thought it was the end of the world. I was able to pacify them by explaining to them that summer school is a great way to get used to college class, college life, living completely on your own, and I was also taking meaningful classes.

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Healthy Eating on a Meal Plan

Healthy Eating on a Meal Plan

Coming from someone who lived right next to the on-campus Chick-fil-A, I know how difficult it can be to make healthy decisions. It took me about a semester and 20 extra pounds before I realized that just because I had the freedom to eat whatever I wanted, didn’t mean I should.

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Why You Should Take Advantage of the School Gym

Why You Should Take Advantage of the School Gym

Working out has its obvious benefits: looking good, feeling good, doing good for your overall physical health. On a college campus however, utilizing the gym has more perks than one might realize. In my time in college thus far, I can attest to the fact that a little physical activity during the day leads to much greater productivity. The burden of attempting to balance schoolwork, involvement, and a social life can take a toll on your mental health and cause stress and lack of focus

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