Top 5 Things to Keep in Your Backpack

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Keeping a few key items in your backpack will make being stuck in any kind of situation a bit easier. I narrowed down a list of the top 5 things to keep in your backpack during your daily college commute.

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Top 4 Things You Forget To Pack For College

Top 4 Things You Forget To Pack For College

Starting off in a college dorm for the first time can be frustrating when it comes to figuring out what to pack. Even if you’re not a freshman, there are always a few things that you forget and have to buy either last minute or at the campus bookstore, which means it’s super overpriced.

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4 Fears Incoming Freshman Have (And How to Deal With Them)

4 Fears Incoming Freshman Have (And How to Deal With Them)

Your freshman year of college is a huge step outside of your comfort zone. Even for people who are relatively independent, living on campus by yourself, with no one to tell you what to do is a big change.

Having some fears or anxieties about starting this new journey is perfectly okay. I’ve compiled four of the more common fears incoming freshman have and how to overcome them.

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6 Tips for Choosing a Major

 

6 Tips for Choosing a Major

So you’re getting ready for your first semester of college, or you’re heading back for round 2 or 3, but you still have that pesky ‘undecided’ label for a major. Obviously, you need to choose a major, most schools will start to pressure you if you haven’t declared by at least the end of your sophomore year, but how do you go about it? I typed in a google search of help choosing a major and a lot of what I found were a few interesting and somewhat useful tips, but a lot of What Should I Major In? quizzes. While this may be a place to start to narrow down a general field or department, it’s not the best for a full on definite choice.

I have a few conventional and not so conventional tips on choosing a major. They might not be step by step instructions to figure out what you want to do, but they will help you and guide you to people who can, or help yourself figure it out over time.

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4 Post-College Preparations to Have Ready Before You Graduate

4 Post-College Preparations to Have Ready Before You Graduate

 

With the end of the year rapidly approaching, figuring out what you’re going to do after college can be a huge deal. Some may already have jobs lined up, or know their housing situation or even have a grand journey to move across the country. Some of you might move back in with your parents. Some will find themselves independent and living in their own apartment.

But how do you get yourself ready for all of this? What do you need to start looking for? Well, here’s a basic list of what you should be looking into and figuring out before you walk across that stage, diploma in hand.

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How to Prepare for Life After College

How to Prepare for Life After College

Your second semester of your senior year is one of the most crucial times in your college career. It’s the time where you need to figure out what you’re doing with your life after you graduate. It’s the time to get a resume together if you already haven’t, figure out where you’re going to live, work, and how you’re going manage your time on your own. In a sense, adulting is hard.

Making sure you have most if not all of these things completely figured out before you don that cap and gown should be you top priorities besides your schooling.

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How to Deal with College Debt: Take Back Millennial

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If you’re a millennial there’s a really good chance that you have some sort of student loan debt. Throughout most of our growing years we had the idea of going to college and getting a degree shoved down our throats to the point where the thought of any other path after high school just didn’t exist.

In this #TakeBackMillennial post, I want to go over all of the facets of student loan/college debt. From what to do with it if you have it, ways to prevent it (for the younger millennials), and how to deal with the mental health aspects of it.

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How to Capitalize on Living at Home

How to Capitalize on Living at Home

 

Living at home after graduation, or moving back home after hitting a rough financial situation, has become significantly more common. It’s not a bad thing, but there are many ways to improve yourself while living at home or with family for free or discounted rent.

Figuring out ways to make living at home a better experience is crucial for not only improving your quality of life, but also staying sane while living with family. Here I’m going to list some of the better ways to capitalize on living at home.

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