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Survive the dorm room bathroom

Personal hygiene is a must in college. From sweating in gym class to your daily hygiene needs, you will have to use the bathroom in your dorm. Chances are you will be sharing the bathroom with others in your dorm. And, chances are they might not have the same level of hygiene that you do. In order to reduce the spread of germs, use the following ten items to limit your time and chances of catching germs in the dorm bathroom. Shower … Continue

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Should I Buy an e-Reader for College?

With roommates, classes, finances, and all the other potential sources of stress involved with college, textbooks are probably one of the last things on your mind. But for many students, the high cost and numerous choices surrounding college textbooks end up being a surprising source of woe. Forget spending a mere $100 on textbooks in any given semester; for many students, a typical semester's textbook spend runs easily into the $200-$400 … Continue

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How to Enjoy a Class the You Hate

In college, not every class is going to be your favorite. Almost every student can name the class that was utmost unbearable during their college days. It’s the first week of the semester. As you sit in your 300 level Spanish class or your introductory to music class, you realize this is the class that will bring you down for the semester. You want to run away and ditch the class. However, it is a requirement for graduation. You do not know … Continue

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Student Loan Repayment Options

Most college students dread looking at their student loan statements, and with the average student in 2008 graduating with over $23,000 in student loan debt, it’s no wonder why. Student loan payments, coupled with the expenses of everyday life and the difficulties college graduates face with today’s job market, can make the prospect of repaying your debt very overwhelming. Thankfully, you do have options when it comes to repaying your loans, and … Continue

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How to Enjoy a Class the You Hate

In college, not every class is going to be your favorite. Almost every student can name the class that was utmost unbearable during their college days. It’s the first week of the semester. As you sit in your 300 level Spanish class or your introductory to music … Continue

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Should I Buy an e-Reader for College?

With roommates, classes, finances, and all the other potential sources of stress involved with college, textbooks are probably one of the last things on your mind. But for many students, the high cost and numerous choices surrounding college textbooks end up being a … Continue

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How to Maximize Your College’s Meal Plan

When you’re a freshman and you live on campus, it’s mandatory that you purchase a meal plan for both semesters. Meal plans can be thousands of dollars, so why not get everything that you can out of your meal plan? First of all, the reason your meal plan is so … Continue

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Parents: Baby is off to college- now what?

For parents and students alike, college is an exciting and new experience. Parents pack the minivan, sign the tuition bill, and hope for the best for their child in their new environment. After meeting the roommate, making the child's bed for the final time, and pushing … Continue

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Get a Jump Start on Finding Your Niche on Campus

Congratulations! You’ve been accepted and have enrolled at the college of your choice. Now you have about 3 and a half months to stress about things like “Will I make friends?”, “What if I can’t find my classes”, “Will all of my clothes fit into my dorm closet?”, “Does … Continue

boys in college dorm bathroom

Survive the dorm room bathroom

Personal hygiene is a must in college. From sweating in gym class to your daily hygiene needs, you will have to use the bathroom in your dorm. Chances are you will be sharing the bathroom with others in your dorm. And, chances are they might not have the same level … Continue