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How to Search for Off-Campus Housing

Finding the right off-campus housing is an additional challenge to the transition period of a freshman in college. To help ensure you make the right decision, here are some guidelines to make the search easier: Start early Although more rentals become available within the university area in June and September, keep in mind that more Read more…

How to Make a Drafty Apartment Bearable This Winter

If your apartment is feeling a bit drafty, you can’t exactly hit the home improvement store and make a bunch of changes to your living space. Since it’s unlikely your property management has any desire to replace your windows or reinsulate your top floor residence, there are a few easy things you can do to Read more…

Companies that Deserve A’s in Ethics

Large companies are always in the news, but recently the coverage has been highlighting negative events related to their businesses. Rarely are the ethical companies discussed, and even more rare is if their deeds get the recognition they deserve. In a time where many companies are purely seeking profit, it’s important to recognize the companies Read more…

Are You Excited to Graduate?

“Are you excited to graduate?” That’s the million-dollar question, isn’t it? Over the past six months, almost every single person in my life has broached the topic of graduation at one point or another. After being asked about it so many times, you’d think that I’d know how to answer the question by now. But Read more…

The Travel Diaries and Reviews: Portugal

Summer is a great time for many things — working, volunteering, and travel. The first two are great, but what I personally love doing the most is travelling. I was given the opportunity to travel to Lisbon for a short while earlier this summer. If you haven’t gone to a foreign country before, the whole Read more…

The First Year Struggle

As most of you know, the first year of university is always the hardest to adjust to. The addition of taking care of yourself, making new friends, learning how to get around campus, and school can sometimes be too much to bear. Some kids get the luxury of living on or close to campus in Read more…

How Has Online Schooling Changed Our College Experience?

Online classes, or massive open online courses (MOOCs), have opened up opportunities for millions of students looking to take courses in their spare time. Especially with tuition at brick-and-mortar colleges spiralling out of control, the chance to affordably take only the classes you need from home is truly unprecedented. Let’s explore some of the reasons Read more…

How To Get Ready For Move Out

So, it’s about that time of the year again. Finals, counting down until summer vacation and of course MOVE OUT. Before you can live out your fantasy of lounging in the sun on a raft in the pool with an ice cold lemonade in your hand, you have to pack up all of your stuff. Read more…