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Great Gifts for College-Bound Students

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Whether as graduation presents or good-luck gifts, there are a number of items helpful for the college-bound student. Here are just a few of them: Noise-Canceling Headphones Useful for drowning out noise so students can study, or roommate’s snoring so they can sleep, noise-canceling headphones can help students focus by making the world around them …

College Packing List Overview

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You’ve received your college acceptance letter and the countdown to your first semester has begun. The only left to do is to pack your suitcases. Packing up to go off to college can be daunting. There are so many things you want to take along with you but you have to be careful not to …

FAQs About College Orientation

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College orientation is essentially your introduction to college life. At your college orientation you will get to meet other students, familiarize yourself with the campus, and ease the transition from the high school to college. What happens at orientation? Every college may structure orientation differently but essentially the day is organized in a way that …

FAQ About Preparing For Freshman Year

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The summer before freshman year of college can be a stressful time, and you no doubt have questions about what to do and what to expect. Here are some of those frequently asked questions answered. How Much Should I Pack? This is a common problem for freshman students who tend to pack too little or …

How To Throw a Great Grad Party

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Now that your high school graduation is on the horizon, you probably feel like throwing a grad party! Congratulations! If you’re looking to host one, here are some tips to make sure it’s great. Plan Ahead One of the biggest aspects of throwing a grad party, or any party really, is planning ahead. However, when …

Why You Should Follow Your College on Social Media

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There are many things soon-to-be-freshman should do before their first year of college starts. One of those things should be to follow their college on social media. Here’s why: Keep Up to Date on News Nowadays, social media platforms are where many people get their news. Whether it’s a trending topic, or updates from pages …

A Summer Checklist for Graduating Seniors

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First off—Congratulations! You’ve made it through high school and all that stands between you and being a college freshman is summer. While you’ve definitely earned some fun in the sun and relaxation time, there’s still some college prep work to do during your break. A Summertime Checklist for Soon-to-be-Freshmen Checklist for High School: Thank any …

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