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How To Say Goodbye

How To Say Goodbye

How To Say Goodbye It will be here before you know it. In fact, many of you have already suffered the long-anticipated goodbye to your newly minted college student. I imagine it was a scene you replayed in your head many times before it actually occurred, like I had before my daughters left the nest….

Questions to Ask Yourself when Deciding Where to Apply to College

Questions to Ask Yourself when Deciding Where to Apply to College

Questions to Ask Yourself when Deciding Where to Apply to College If you decide to attend a university, you’ll want to make sure that you’ll be happy and fulfilled at whatever university you choose. Now, how to decide which schools to apply to? There are so many amazing schools, each with their own unique qualities….

College Tips: How To Survive Your First Week on Campus

College Tips: How To Survive Your First Week on Campus

College Tips: How To Survive Your First Week on Campus Congratulations! You’ve graduated high school and are now on your way to college. With just a few weeks left before you move on campus, you might be feeling nervous or under prepared. To help guide your transition, we’ve compiled some of the top college tips…

Prime Day Sales: Back-To-School, Rumored Sales and Shopping Tips

Prime Day Sales: Back-To-School, Rumored Sales and Shopping Tips

Prime Day Sales: Back-To-School, Rumored Sales and Shopping Tips Mark your calendars, Amazon Prime Day is on the way! Prime Day sales will include back-to-school items, technology, and non-tech items that will be on sale July 15th and 16th. For students, you will be able to expect some crazy good decor and tech deals you’ll…

Top 10 Items You Need On Move-In Day

Top 10 Items You Need On Move-In Day

Top 10 Items You Need On Move-In Day The day is nearing… the day you move into your dorm! There are probably a million questions that are swirling around your mind. The most common question students ask leading up to move-in day is, “Am I prepared?” Maybe the answer is yes, maybe the answer is…

Finding “You” Time in College and Making the Most of It

Finding “You” Time in College and Making the Most of It

Finding “You” Time in College and Making the Most of It One aspect of college that makes it completely different from past years is the amount of free time that comes with it. Your classes will often be scattered throughout the day, leaving a lot of open time before the next one. This time should…

5 Common Concerns of Incoming Freshmen

5 Common Concerns of Incoming Freshmen

5 Common Concerns of Incoming Freshmen Learning how to drive a car and moving from middle school to high school might seem like huge changes at the time, but nothing compares to a student’s transition into college. Along with college comes the hundreds of concerns of college students, as they are almost programmed to think…

College Advice No One Tells You

College Advice No One Tells You

College Advice No One Tells You College is a miraculous time of change and adventure that is often sugarcoated by movies, television, and your Instagram feed. From those forms of media, you’re really only seeing the good parts— game days, frat parties, etc etc. Don’t get me wrong, these parts are awesome. But, they aren’t…

25 Questions You Should Ask Your College Roommate

25 Questions You Should Ask Your College Roommate

25 Questions You Should Ask Your College Roommate You’ve just received your college acceptance, now you are looking for a college roommate. You may have someone in mind that you already know, or possibly you are taking the random roommate route. Whatever your choice ends up being, there are important questions you better be asking…

Meet Lindsey Metselaar– Dating Expert and Queen of Hearts.

Meet Lindsey Metselaar– Dating Expert and Queen of Hearts.

Meet Lindsey Metselaar– Dating Expert and Queen of Hearts. Dating in New York City is, in short, an adventure. There are thousands of options! On top of that, there are even more places to go! So, what’s a girl to do when living, working, and going to college in the city and simply looking for…

Stay Chill with These Boho Dorm Decor Ideas

Stay Chill with These Boho Dorm Decor Ideas

One of the most exciting parts about moving into a college dorm is the decorating aspect of it all. It is a chance to create a new space for yourself, with a whole new vibe. These days, most college freshman opt for the hottest and trendiest decor that fills up their Instagram feeds. With a…

The Dorm Inspo You Need

The Dorm Inspo You Need

We know you’re already thinking about how to achieve dorm decor perfection next Fall, so look back at our top 10 favorite looks from this year for exactly the inspo you need. 1. “Peace & Quiet” at The University of Maryland   2. “City Chic” at Duke University   3. “Fashionista” at Tulane University  …

Find Your Dream Job with RippleMatch

Find Your Dream Job with RippleMatch

Finding a job, whether it be during your years at school or post-graduation, can be extremely difficult. It can prove to be a tumultuous process, filled with more hurdles than one can imagine. Between figuring out where exactly to look to finally getting that first interview, there are many hoops to jump through. RippleMatch, a…

Combat The Dorm Stench

Combat The Dorm Stench

So your dorm was shut for over a month and you walk back to a stench you can’t seem to get rid of. You can’t open the windows due to the cold and no one is coming to deep clean your living spaces. So what do you do? Log onto Amazon Prime and order yourself…

Landing That Summer Internship

Landing That Summer Internship

Emily Weiss Consulting is a niche career services consulting firm specializing in high-school students, college students, and recent graduates seeking internships and entry level positions. Weiss delivers customized service, advising on all aspects of career development, including resume and cover letter writing, identifying and pursuing job opportunities, professional network building, interview preparation, and follow-up protocol….

Student Spotlight: Alex Discolo

Student Spotlight: Alex Discolo

Blue-prynt sat down with past Vice President of Recruitment at The University of Maryland‘s Alpha Epsilon Phi chapter, Alex Discolo. During the Spring 2018 recruitment season, Discolo was elected to lead the pack. Alongside her chosen team of sorority sisters to support her during one of the most daunting weeks of the year, Discolo was able…

20 Goals for 2019

20 Goals for 2019

Any college student should be focusing on these 20 things to ensure a more positive and accomplished new year. Be a little selfish. Do things for yourself when you need some self care. Keep your resolution. Whether it’s working out or staying organized, it’s probably a good idea to stick to it. Be more proactive….

Exactly What You’ll Need for Rush

Exactly What You’ll Need for Rush

Now that you’ve got your outfits down, you are going to need to get together a bag of “stuff” to carry with you during rush. Certain schools have different rules and regulations on what you can bring and what kind of bag you can use, so heed our advice, but be sure to check with…

The Easiest Ways to Buy and Return Textbooks

The Easiest Ways to Buy and Return Textbooks

When the school bookstore gets too expensive, and renting textbooks there is not an option, we’ve got you covered on better and more cost-effective options. Knetbooks allows you to rent and return a ton of textbooks for up to 85 percent off select books. Though you cannot keep these books, this service makes renting and…

Your Ultimate Guide to Shopping for Rush

Your Ultimate Guide to Shopping for Rush

Second semester rush is quickly approaching, and whether you’re returning to school early to start (and maybe even finish) the process, or it starts alongside classes, you will likely have some shopping to do. Each university’s Panhellenic Association will put out a guide outlining exactly what potential new members (PNMs) should be wearing during each…

Glasses on the Go: Why Warby Parker is Perfect for College Students

Glasses on the Go: Why Warby Parker is Perfect for College Students

One of the most difficult parts of going away to college is the lack of medical attention there is on and around campus. While a university health center is great for a sinus infection or to get a flu shot, it often lacks in specialization for when real problems persist. With more than 60 percent…

Tips for Staying Sane During Winter Break

Tips for Staying Sane During Winter Break

Winter Break in college is uncharted territory for those who have yet to conquer their first. Unlike the mid-semester-way-too-short break in high school that leaves you busy catching up on homework and sleep, colleges give weeks, sometimes months, for students to decompress between semesters without any assignments due or any classes hanging over their heads….

Getting Home For The Holidays

Getting Home For The Holidays

With finals season picking up fast, students nation-wide are making travel plans to get home for their winter breaks and holiday seasons. For many, this is the first time they will travel the distance alone, so it is important to heed advice from seasoned travelers who know how to make this process easy and stress-free. Blue-prynt has…

College Essay Advice from K.S. Anthony

College Essay Advice from K.S. Anthony

With only a month until the college application deadline arrives, heed some advice from K.S. Anthony, an expert on writing the infamous college essay. Linguistic notes from the College Application Underground: “Hope” is not a synonym for “intend.” It’s a poor substitute, signaling a softness of will and unsteadiness of nerve. Bilingual students who’ve grown…

Tips and Tricks for Staying Healthy At College

Tips and Tricks for Staying Healthy At College

Lisa Langer, PhD, is a Clinical Psychologist in private practice in Roslyn, NY, a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Zucker-Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, and the Founder of PRACTICE Body Mind Soul Company, a wellness center in Roslyn, New York, that was acquired by the Northwell Health System under Katz…