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Ten Necessary Topics For New Roommate Discussion

First time freshman or learned senior, these issues must be spoken about within the first week of living with a new roommate. Communicating about these problems early on will pave the way for a less stressful semester. 1. Pet Peeves Everyone has something that will always annoy them. Whether it pertains to noises, actions or items it is important to know your roommate’s pet peeves. Laying bare these odd facts about one another in the … Continue

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The Woes of Textbook Sharing

The price of textbooks has been sharply increasing for years now. Students and teachers keep searching for cheaper alternatives. Some advice in the past involved the sharing of textbooks between students. While this may work for roommates or a short amount of time, this practice is mostly frowned upon. The probability of loss or damage doubles when a book becomes a shared object. Shared Time The idea of sharing a textbook only allows one book … Continue

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Talking To College Professors, Dos And Don’ts

The college years are all about learning and growth. The most obvious place to learn is in class from trained professionals called professors. Building a healthy relationship with these individuals could help keep your GPA up and improve your understanding of course material. Despite popular belief, professors are experts in their field. Treat them as such. Here are a few dos and don’ts on talking to your college professors. First Few … Continue

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Paying to Study Abroad

Many students pass up the wonderful opportunity to study abroad because they believe that they don't have the money. This is very unfortunate, however, as studying abroad doesn't have to be the financial burden that many students believe it to be. If you want to study abroad but are afraid of spending the money, consider the following: First of all, studying abroad is usually not much more expensive than tuition at an average American college. … Continue

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Talking To College Professors, Dos And Don’ts

The college years are all about learning and growth. The most obvious place to learn is in class from trained professionals called professors. Building a healthy relationship with these individuals could help keep your GPA up and improve your understanding of course … Continue

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If You’re Lonely, You’re Not Alone

Are you lonely? Yes, you. Are you lonely? Let’s be honest here. There’s no one to impress. This isn’t about how many Facebook friends you have or how many people follow you on Twitter. And it’s not about how many texts you get each day or hour, either. It has nothing to … Continue

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How to Survive Moving Back Home

You will never forget your graduation day. The day will be filled with love and support from your roommates, friends, professors, family, and mom and dad. Mom and dad, also known as your new roommates. You will also never forget the day you have to pack your new diploma … Continue

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The Woes of Textbook Sharing

The price of textbooks has been sharply increasing for years now. Students and teachers keep searching for cheaper alternatives. Some advice in the past involved the sharing of textbooks between students. While this may work for roommates or a short amount of time, this … Continue

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Don’t Be a Freeloader!

It’s been nearly a decade since “adultescence” was chosen by Webster as the word of the year. According to the dictionary publisher, the rising number of young adults mooching off good old Mom and Dad was enough to be considered a “Peter Pandemic.” According to the New … Continue

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Ten Necessary Topics For New Roommate Discussion

First time freshman or learned senior, these issues must be spoken about within the first week of living with a new roommate. Communicating about these problems early on will pave the way for a less stressful semester. 1. Pet Peeves Everyone has something that will … Continue