Fun Activities For College Students

Thinking about signing up for intramural softball? How about that ad for acapella group open auditions? Maybe you are more into outdoor adventure club, and there’s even a trip to Yellowstone coming up soon. Whatever you are interested in, don’t hesitate! Just do it! There are a ton of fun activities for college students out there. College is th...

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Volunteers In Service To America

The schedules of college students are often very hectic. Between classes, jobs and other student requirements, there is not much time left for college students to keep track of what is happening in the news and society around them. Even though staying up to date with news may be hard for students, it is necessary. Earning a college degree is not so...

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The Homebody’s Guide to Surviving College

I am a loud and proud homebody. Honestly, I would much rather spend my weekends in my apartment reading a book or three as opposed to going out to eat or to some other fun event with my friends. It may sound boring to some, but nothing suits me more than cuddling up in my bed and watching one of my favorite movies (anything involving Johnny Depp is...

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Giving Back: 6 Reasons to Join a Service Organization

Service organizations in college are organizations that focus on volunteering in order to aid the community both on and off campus. These service organizations are often centered on specific issues, such as women’s rights or awareness for mental illness. For example, a service organization on campus that focuses on women’s rights may weekly vol...

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Are College Sports Right For You?

Are you currently an active participant in high school sports and considering continuing your athletic career into college?  How much research have you done regarding your athletic future? If your answer is little or none, you may want to get started.  Being a collegiate athlete is a huge undertaking; it requires dedication, persistence, and a co...

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College and Sports: How to Make it Work

If you were raised in an athletic household like myself, your days were spent driving to and from various sports camps, practicing your skills in the backyard, and cheering on your favorite professional sports teams (in my unfortunate case, the always interesting Chicago Cubs). If this was or still is your life, you know what I mean when I say you ...

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4 Unadvertised Benefits of Greek Life

Pre-college anticipation is unavoidable. Once you’ve decided where to go, it’s hard to keep from daydreaming about what your new life will entail. College is a time of change, growth, reflection, and introspection.  It’s this funny ‘middle’ part of your life when you take on adult responsibilities, but often times still have the opportu...

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Learning from my unpaid, online internship

This will by my last blog post posted on TheCollegeHelper.com, and with that being said, I thought I’d recall all the ways it has helped me improve myself in one way or another. Now, because this particular internship was unpaid and online, there were a few differences that had to be dealt with during my time with this website. First off, this wa...

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