Guides

Keeping Safe on Campus

By Amanda Ferrara, Student at New York University From the very first day of school, you’re told that your college campus will quickly become your home away from home, a place filled with students who you can rely on and feel at ease around. As much as your campus may feel like a mini-community, it

5 Basic Necessities for Your Resume

By Ashley Tripp, Student at the University of Alabama You walk through the front doors of the building to let the receptionist know you are there. The receptionist then asks for you to wait outside in the lobby until you are called upon. Moments later you hear your name and begin walking through the doors.

What I Wish I Would’ve Known: Manage Your Money

By Amanda Cross, Student at the University of Central Arkansas When I was told to write about the one thing I wish I had known my freshman year, money was the first thing that popped into my head. One of the best pieces of advice I can give you is that money doesn’t grow on

Quick Snacks to Make in the Dorm

By Megan O’Connell, Student at UW – Platteville Whether you have short breaks in between classes or you’re always looking for a night time study snack, I experimented with some quick and yummy snacks you can enjoy in the comfort of your dorm room. I hope you enjoy these tasty treats and that they help

How to Start Off On the Right Foot With Your Roomie

By Amanda Cross, Student at the University of Central Arkansas Living with a roommate can be tough, especially when it’s the first time you’ve shared a room with someone. Sharing space in small, cramped quarters can get irritating, claustrophobic and just all-around horrible. Having a good relationship with your roommate can help ease the tension

How I Survived Sorority Recruitment

By Ashley Tripp, Student at the University of Alabama “Hi, what’s your name? Where are you from? What’s your major? What did you do in high school?” It was the first day of sorority recruitment and all of these questions were floating around my brain as I eagerly introduced myself to all the different houses

Best Ways to Make Friends on Campus

By Amanda Cross, Student at University of Central Arkansas For the most part, unless you are going to a college close to home, one thing you are worried about is making new friends. College is extremely different from high school, but making friends in college isn’t as hard as you might think. Here are some

5 Essentials You Need for Your Dorm Room

By Jill Scherr, Student at Academy of Art University If you were anything like me growing up, you always loved any excuse to shop, especially trips to buy back-to-school supplies so you could be super prepared for the first day of school/college. I’ve learned over the years that it is great to be prepared …

The 411 on Rushing a Sorority

By Ashley Tripp, Student at the University of Alabama “One minute,” said the judicial board member. It was the first day of sorority recruitment, and I was standing outside my first house anxiously waiting to see what was going to happen next. Suddenly, the entire sorority row was filled with clapping and chanting as sisters

Keeping Your Independence While Dating

By Guest Blogger Rachel Khona So you’re going to graduate and take on the world? You’ve got a great career ahead of you but you also want to focus on meeting the right guy. While it’s easy to fall head over heels in love when you meet the right guy, it’s important to maintain your
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