Whether On-Campus or Long-Distance, Relationships Take Work

When it comes to college relationships, there are two types: on-campus relationships and long-distance relationships. The question is, “Which one is better?” There’s no clear answer as to which type of relationship is superior to the other. It really depends on the couple, how much they trust each other, and how willing they are ...

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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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Graduate Says Studying Two Fields has ‘Minor’ Problems

Angela Block, a recent graduate of North Central College, decided that upon entering college, she would have a major and minor. Her plans were to graduate as an English major with an emphasis on writing, and a minor in studio art. “Those two disciplines have been my passions since I was little,” said Block in response to why she chose t...

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A Man’s Guide To College Fashion

Fashion, like many things in life, is all about personal choice. Your individual style is unique to you and your personality. But with college being such a fast paced place of hustle and bustle, it is very easy to lose track of your fashion sense because you are so focused on being the best student you can be (and rightfully so). With that being sa...

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Maintaining Healthy Skin in College

A very close friend of mine encountered skin issues during her freshmen year of college. Her skin was typically clear and radiant, the picture of healthy skin. It looked almost as if she drank eight glasses of water a day without missing a sip. But freshmen year caused her to be faced with several breakouts on her face that she did not know how to ...

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How to Fill Long Gaps in Between Classes

College class schedules are very different from high school schedules mainly because there are no set “periods” where everyone is in class at the exact same time. College gives you the freedom to choose what classes you want to take every quarter or semester and when you want to take them, as long you choose out of the class times your school i...

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Men’s College Fashion Guide

So you’re a guy wondering what cloths to bring to college.  From my college coed experience here are some basic ground rules to follow and fashion advice for all seasons. Be yourself. It may be good time to change up your style a bit and try out a few different clothing items but be sure to buy items you know you’re comfortable wearing.  It...

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How I Knew My College Major Wasn’t the Right One for Me

Prior to entering my first year of college, I wasn’t sure what I wanted my major to be. I had just finished taking a high school psychology class, and I was very fascinated by what I learned in it. Throughout high school, friends constantly confided in me and asked for advice. I also realized that I had a passion for reaching out to others in nee...

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College Safety Rankings

When deciding on which colleges to apply to or which school you ultimately want to attend, campus safety and crime rates might be a factor you want to regard highly. These days, there seems to be an ever-present mention of some new college shooting or murder in the media. College students already carry the burden of their studies along with side jo...

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4 Reasons to Consider Learning a Second Language

In our current society, having the knowledge and ability to understand a second language is becoming increasingly valuable. College is a great time to learn this skill, and you can even go for a major or minor in a language if you get far enough along. Being able to communicate in more language than one can open countless doors and opportunities, s...

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