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11 Colleges Putting Health & Wellness First

The University of Maryland is putting health and wellness first. student life
The dreaded freshman 15 has been around since before college was even a thought in most of our minds. There have been countless articles written about everything from how to avoid it, to how to get rid of it. But there are some schools are doing more than just offering more fruits and veggies in …
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10 Myths About Freshman Year of College

So many things happen during your freshman year, but what's a myth and what actually happens? student life
We have a few myths to cover. Ten, in fact. Starting with how your move-in day is supposed to go and your potential relationship with your roommate. Next, is it actually fine to skip class and party all the time? Then, the dreaded freshman 15, and whether that’s seriously a thing or not. Following that, …
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13 Fraternities and Sororities Taking Philanthropy to The Next Level

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Fraternal organizations are an undeniable presence on college campuses and have been since their inception in the late 1800s. They have grown from local, literary and debate societies into a community of international organizations with a total of 872,887 undergraduate members in the 2013-2014 school year. With such a large number of members in the …
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13 of The Weirdest College Traditions

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There are strange things happening at college campuses across the country. Students are nailing their shoes to trees, howling at the moon, and kissing statue’s bums with no one giving these weird pastimes a second thought. From the outside looking in, there is no way to explain these odd acts. But, college traditions are a …
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10 Best College Music Festivals

Here are the 10 best college music festivals. student life
One of the most amazing aspects of going to college is the availability of new experiences for students. Through on-campus organizations, leadership opportunities, classwork, and events, colleges aim to help broaden students’ horizons. Many colleges across the country throw festivals as a way to celebrate all of the hard work that their students do.  Over …
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20 Pet Friendly Colleges

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Many colleges allow students to keep fish in small tanks in their dorm rooms. It’s a lot more uncommon to find a college that allows more interactive pets to live with student owners. For students who feel they need a four-legged companion while they’re away at school, these colleges are worth a look.   1. …
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25 of the Greenest College Campuses in the U.S.

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Thinking about how you can reduce your environmental impact this Earth Day? These colleges and universities will inspire you to be greener. See what academia’s sustainability leaders are doing to increase their environmental-friendliness. First, we have 10 honorable mentions that didn’t quite make our final list of the 15 greenest college campuses but are definitely …
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Top 15 US Colleges and Universities

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Rural or small town college campuses can be peaceful, but there’s something alluring about a big city. Students are drawn to urban campuses for their abundance of cultural and professional opportunities, all-encompassing amenities, and the promise of fun. Here are 15 best urban colleges in big cities which we think live up to these expectations. …
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