Why I Chose Central Michigan University

As a high school student, I was more of a ‘live in the moment’ kind of girl. I wasn’t exactly thinking about college right away until it came time to start applying. Consider Your Interests and The Location I always knew I wanted to do something with fashion, which is where I started my search. I also knew I wanted to stay in my home state ...

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I Received My Acceptance Letters, Now What?

You have applied to colleges, received your acceptance letters, and are ready for the next big step. However, you’re completely clueless as to what that step is. Choosing which university to attend can be a very tough decision for some students. There is a lot to think through and a lot to take into consideration before you commit to one scho...

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4 University Services You Should Take Advantage Of

Ever wonder what those random tuition fees on your college bill go towards? A lot of them are actually for the services universities offer to students. From gym memberships to employment services, universities offer it all. So why not take advantage of it? Career Services Many universities have a career services office, which is available for stu...

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What I Wish I Had Know About College During High School

With any big change, comes the unknown. However, talking to current college students can help you get a better idea about what college is all about. Here are just a few comments students made at Central Michigan University when asked what they wish they would have known prior to their freshman year of college. “They always tell you, you have plen...

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Study Abroad: A Student’s Experience

I would like to share with you all a story about my study abroad experience. During the spring semester of 2011, I decided to study fashion abroad in London. I hope my story inspires some of you to study abroad as well. My Story I can hardly put into words what my semester in London was like. As a student who had never traveled overseas before, I w...

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6 Unexpected Dorm Room Necessities

You’re in your dorm, completely unpacked, and you realize that there are a handful of items you wish you had packed. Not to worry, this happens to every college freshman and will most likely continue to happen every year you move back up to school. During my freshman year, there were a lot of small items that I never even thought of packing that ...

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4 Biggest Mistakes Students Make When Applying To College

The college application — one of the most important documents you will fill out during high school. While this may be true, students still continue to make mistakes when applying to universities. Below are four mistakes you should avoid when applying to college: 1) ‘Putting your eggs in one basket’ Try not to have your heart set on one univ...

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4 Things I Wish I Had Known Freshman Year of High School

During my freshman year of high school, I wasn’t too concerned with future plans like college. However, I didn’t realize how fast time would fly by. Upon graduation, there were a lot of things I wish I would have known as a freshman that could have better prepared me for college. GPA matters I know, high school isn’t always fun and games. A l...

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