Bringing Your Pet to College

Bringing Your Pet to College

Going away to college for the first time can be a very frightening process. You’ve left the security and comfort of being in your own home, being with family and friends, and sometimes most importantly, your pets. I have always been raised with a house full of assorted animals that I cannot live without. In preparing for the big transition of home life to academic life, it might surprise you that for many institutions of higher learning you may not need to be separated from your favorite pal.  

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Keeping Track of Belongings with Roommates

Keeping Track of Belongings with Roommates

A very important part of creating a good relationship with a college roommate is to make sure that you separate things that you don’t want the other person using. Especially if you guys plan to share some things.

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Keeping Your College Room Organized

Keeping Your College Room Organized

Nothing annoys me more than having a cluttered and disorganized room; my OCD kicks in immediately if I see anything out of place. One of the best habits you can get into your first few weeks of college, if you haven’t already, is to keep you and your room organized. In doing so, you are more likely to know where the essentials are and when assignments are due.

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How to Interact with Your Residence Hall

How to Interact with Your Residence Hall

Moving into your first college dorm is a pretty exciting and stressful experience. You’re moving away from home, surrounded by new people, and facing your first college classes. The social aspect of moving into a college dorm is also very exciting. A lot of students will be intimidated by the idea of living in a building with 200 strangers, but once you realize that everyone else is in the same position as you it becomes easier.

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