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5 Rules To Surviving College With A Roommate

One of the hardest hurdles you’ll have to cross when coming to college is living with a roommate. Whether you’ve shared rooms with your siblings before or not, sharing a room with someone you don’t know in a new environment is always going to be tricky. My first roommate and I got along great for a while until things got awkward and uncomfortable. We…

5 Things I’m Doing To Prepare For Junior Year

I haven’t quite been able to grasp that I am already halfway through college. It feels like I only just started yesterday, yet that I’ve grown more than I have in my entire life. If you don’t already know, I am transferring to a new school next year to finish out my degree. I was very frustrated and unhappy at my previous school, so…

UTI’s: Why You Get Them and How To Prevent Them

Being a woman isn’t always sunshine and roses. We have babies, we get periods, we’re paid less (won’t get into that here). One of the most annoying parts of being a woman would have to be UTI’s. Now, not all women get them, or at least not as frequently as others, but when you get them they suck like no other. A…

9 Things I Wish I Had Done Differently Freshman Year

There are a lot of things I wish I had done differently in my first year of college. Maybe if I had done things differently I would have saved myself a lot of tears and frustration. Everyone makes mistakes in life, especially when it comes to new adventures like college. You are leaving home, becoming independent, and learning to make your own path in life. You are bound to slip…

5 Great Graduation Gift Ideas

Not to brag, but, I’m a pretty great gift giver. I’m not sure why, but gift giving has always been a knack of mine. I really enjoy finding creative gift ideas for different people in my life. Although the idea of gift giving may be exciting for me, for many it’s a major sort of stress. Especially when it comes to gift-giving seasons…

Top 7 Things You Shouldn’t Bring To College

Before I left for college I had to have read at least 20, “Things You Must Absolutely Bring With You To College,” which evidently meant that I brought too much with me. I had no idea what I was going to need, and could certainly think of a scenario where I would need everything I had. I wish that someone had said “You don’t need…