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Mascots - Tufts University – Jumbo the Elephant
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College Mascots with Interesting Histories

Often the face of a university, mascots are the epicenter of school spirit and hype when it comes to college sports. Many mascots are inspired by history or specially created by the student body. Some mascots, however, have a more interesting story behind them than others. Auburn University – “War Eagle” There are various legends …
Here are some ways to engage in your college online before you get to campus
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How to Engage with Your Chosen College Online

If you’ve accepted your college for the upcoming fall (congratulations!), there are plenty of ways to engage before you arrive on campus. Here are just a few ways to take part in your new school before classes begin. Sign Up For Orientation to Engage Many colleges make signing up for freshman orientation or student events mandatory. …
CalTech has its own spring traditions.
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Five Fabulous College Campus Spring Traditions

Every school has their own set of traditions throughout the year. We’ve talked about some of the stranger ones, and many of the holiday ones. Here are some spring traditions that take place when it gets warmer! Liquid Latex at Brandeis University – Waltham, Massachusetts This tradition has been going on for over 15 years …
Some colleges have fun Easter traditions.
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4 Colleges with Hopping-Good Easter Traditions

Celebrating Easter on campus is a time to reflect, relax, and enjoy the community. It’s also an opportunity to have a little fun participating in unique and fun parties and events tailored to students. We found five of our favorite colleges have hopping good Easter traditions to get you in the egg-dyeing spirit! Golden Egg …
You can find a mentor through an internship.
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2 Great Ways To Find A Mentor in College

Finding a mentor can take a significant amount of time. After all, you want to make sure that you find the right person to mentor and guide you during your college years. There are several ways to find a mentor but two of the easiest are through internships and student organizations. Using Internships To Find …
As one of your spring activities, try taking a photography class!
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Fun Spring Activities on College Campuses

The sun is shining, the weather is warming up, and it’s time to get outdoors! Being active, especially on campus, is what spring is all about! If you’re ready to get some fresh air and help bring in the sunshine at your school, here are nine spring activities to get you started. Spring Cleaning You …
While your college grades are important, there's so much more to college!
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College Is Not Just About Getting Good Grades

Before you set out to college, you are sure to receive lots of advice about studying hard and getting good grades. Yes, getting good grades is really important, and you must give due effort to working hard and earning good grades. But, it is equally important to remember that college is so much more than …
How do you find the right summer programs
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Tips For Finding The Right Summer Program

Enrolling in summer programs offers you the wonderful opportunity to investigate potential majors, explore current interests more deeply, expand your horizons and gain valuable experience that can help you make better choices. These tips can help you find the right summer programs for you. What is a Summer Program? Summer programs are often called Summer …
College clubs - Quidditch club
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11 Unique College Clubs

College is all about exploring your personality and finding your tribe. We think your best bet to do so is to join clubs that match your unique interests! Whether you love to read or rock climb, paint or calculate differentials, there is certain to be a club out there for you. Here are 11 examples …

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