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Advice for Incoming College Freshmen: Pay Attention!

Pay attention, and not just in class! tips tools & advice
This past May, I graduated from college after four years of working hard, barely working, and everything in between. My younger brother is heading into his sophomore year of college, and several friends and family have kids heading away for the first time, ready to tackle their freshman year with gusto. I can’t help but …

Freshman Move-In Day Tips, Tricks, and Advice

Here are our tips and tricks for your freshman move-in day tips tools & advice
The week before and during freshman move-in day can be chaotic, overwhelming, and exciting all at once. The thought of living in a new environment, making new friends, having to familiarize yourself with new rules and schedules—all of this can be exciting. But it can be stressful as well. Not knowing what’s in store can …

4 Tips to Make Your Freshman Move-In Day Go More Smoothly

You can make your move-in day go more smoothly tips tools & advice
Moving is always stressful, even more so when you’re moving to an entirely new place. But there are ways of lessening that stress and making freshman year move-in day more go more smoothly than exasperating. The most important thing? Be. Prepared.  Know the Details of Your Move-In Not everyone can move in at once, it …

Dorm Decor Essentials For Your Style

Use dorm decor to make your dorm room a reflection of yourself tips tools & advice
Pssst…school is around the corner. If you haven’t started your back to school or back to dorm shopping, now is the time to get a jump on it! When planning out your first dorm room (or your fourth), it’s important that you make it a reflection of you and your unique style and vision. Here’s …

Helping Students Find Their Writer’s Voice

Find your writer's voice tips tools & advice
Your writing voice reflects the unique way in which you view the world. You don’t want to sound like anyone else but you. A writer’s voice is like an artist’s signature. It is unique to the work and cannot be copied. Having your own unique voice is ideal for college and scholarship application essays! You …