Tips: Eating Healthy on a Budget

Pizza served near the 24 hour library not quite as energy sustaining as you thought? You’re not alone. Across the country, students have been pushing for more healthy, sustainable (for your health and community health) food on campus. Before you reach for that 2nd burger with your dining dollars like it’s your only option, think twice. A tastier and healthier option might be more accessible than you think.
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Tips: Dating in the Dorms

So, you can’t light candles, and despite that bribery, your roommate STILL won’t stop putting wet towels in the drawers. Not exactly a romantic atmosphere, right? Here are some tips on how to show that special someone a sweet evening while keeping typical college restrictions in mind and thinking outside the box… er, dorm.
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Tablets or Laptops?

When I sit down in the library or in class, the first thing I often hear is, “Is that an iPad?”

From fellow students to a 40-something Dad at Barnes & Noble, my tablet seems intriguing to people, but they’re not entirely sold. There’s some skepticism there, and I understand that. I’m here to outline to you what it’s like using a tablet as a college student, as well as some pros and cons of tablet and laptop use. Read More

Roommate Conflict Resolution

Whether you’re living with your best friend or randomly assigned roommates, sooner or later some form of conflict is going to happen. Whether it arises from days-old dishes left on the counter or one too many nights of a sock on the door and sleeping on the futon, it’s very unlikely that you are always going to love the habits of those you live with. Regardless, conflict can provide learning opportunities and help create mature relationships, if you handle it in the right way. Roommate conflict resolution skills are useful in getting through college life and the years beyond, as you will probably spend many years living with friends or a significant other.
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How to Make Your Dorm Room More ‘Green’

It’s no secret that becoming more “green” is not just a passing fad. The thought of “greening” up your dorm room may give you visions of a dark room with hemp blankets and not showering for days on end. As it turns out, small changes made in your room and habits will make a big difference in your carbon footprint in the long run.
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Five Tips on Taking Better Class Notes

Lectures can be a drag. Even interesting and thought-provoking topics become dull after two hours of listening to someone talk about them. It’s easy to let your mind wander and miss important information. However, taking good notes can be an effective solution for this problem. Here are some tips:
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How to Find Scholarships

You’ve been working hard all year, taking good notes during lectures, writing papers, and studying for hours. With the steep cost of tuition, wouldn’t it be nice to have a little compensation for all that hard work? Read More

5 Stunning Places You’ve Never Heard About

Here is a list of places that I bet you have never heard of. With the ease of travel today, many of these gorgeous sites are easy to get to, but often go unnoticed. Sure you can visit Munich, Germany, but have you ever driven outside the cities and seen what lies in the countryside? Try not to miss these stunning places when you take your next trip!
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Ways to Spruce Up Your Dorm Room For Spring

If you’re anything like me, Spring Fever sets in the instant you’re back from Spring Break and won’t leave until it’s summertime.  While spring has many college students itching to break out shorts, Frisbees, and do anything but study for class, you can find ways to productively channel your spring fever energy.  Sprucing up your dorm room—yes, I mean spring cleaning—can be a fun activity that will help you stay motivated throughout the rest of the semester.
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