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What if My Best Friend Goes to a Rival School?

What happens if your best friend attends a rival school? student life
Distance makes the heart grow fonder. Or does it? What if your best friend goes to your rival school? You must be sworn enemies. Or maybe not. While you are probably used to sporting the same colors and participating or cheer for the same team you shared in high school, things have changed. They now …
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Most Politically Active Campuses

Here are 16 politically active college campuses. student life
Ah, politics. You either love them or you hate them. Maybe you’re a political buff who enjoys filling their days with copious amounts of reading and writing on politics. Or, maybe you’re a headline-reader only hearing of the most notable news of the moment- like the current Republican and Democratic National Conventions. Perhaps you think …
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6 More of the Weirdest College Traditions

One of the weird traditions is to jump in a lake. student life
If you’ve been to college or university, you know that each campus body tends to have its quirks, something that sets it apart from others. Several of the long-standing traditions have also evolved over time. Others have seen an increase in student participation. Here are six more weird traditions celebrated on college campuses: Mirror Lake …
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Movies Filmed on College Campuses

We Are Marshall was one of many movies filmed on college campuses. student life
Ah, summer. With the wonderful sun and heat, it’s nice to spend time outside, right? Maybe. Or you can head inside with the purr of the air conditioner and non-threat of sweat. While you’re enjoying the cool interior, pop in or stream a movie. Did you know a popular backdrop for movies are college campuses? …
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7 of the Weirdest College Mascots

Sammy the Banana Slug is one of the weirdest college mascots. student life
On campus, mascots are legends. They serve as the icon for school athletics, symbols of the community, and a rallying figure for all students. Enthusiastic and filled with energy, mascots hype up any crowd and gets everyone involved in the excitement. Most college mascots aim to intimidate the other team as much as to stoke …
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Pros and Cons: Taking Honors Courses

Honors courses and colleges attract a lot of attention. student life
The National Collegiate Honors Council describes honors colleges as “in-class and extracurricular activities that are measurably broader, deeper, or more complex than comparable learning experiences typically found at institutions of higher education”. This type of education attracts the attention of many people, students, their families, and professors. They all have different opinions on the subject. …
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5 Ways College is Different than High School

What's the difference between high school and college? student life
There are many ways college is different than high school. Many are good, some aren’t awesome, but regardless being prepared is a recipe for success. While some people will try to scare you and make college seem impossible, we are here to inform and encourage. Yes, college will likely be more difficult than high school. …
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Unique Sports on College Campuses

Unique sports - underwater hockey student life
Quidditch Maybe you’re the biggest Harry Potter fan known to our muggle world, or maybe you’re just a lover of original and competitive sports…either way, one of the unique sports you’ll find is quidditch! Based on the Harry Potter franchise, the game of quidditch is being brought to life at colleges around the nation. This coed, …
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Why You Should Visit Colleges in the Summer

Visiting colleges over the summer is a good idea student life
College visits are an excellent opportunity to get a “feel” for the colleges you are applying to. College visits aim to get you acclimated with the important aspects of choosing a school. They will take you on a tour of campus and residence halls, teach you about academic and student life opportunities, provide you with …
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