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9 Things To Think About Before Choosing Your College Roommate

9 Things To Think About Before Choosing Your College Roommate

9 Things To Think About Before Choosing Your College Roommate   Getting into college is an extremely fun and happy time. With each acceptance comes celebration, a sense of accomplishment, and yet another decision to make. When all is said and done and you are committed to a school, a whole new sense of anxiety…

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…

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…

Why The SATs Don’t Matter

Why The SATs Don’t Matter

With the November 1 deadline in the past, and the January 1 due date quickly approaching, high school seniors everywhere are about to embark on the most stressful part of high school: the waiting game. Those acceptance letters hold futures in their texts, and naive students put so much weight on their messages. If you’re…

Greek Life: Explained

Greek Life: Explained

As football season winds down and midterms come to a close, students are already looking forward to next semester. The first months of college go by in a blink of an eye, and students that were frightened of their campuses just months ago are now professionals at navigating the ins and outs of their niche….

Top Ten Things NOT to Do During Parent’s Weekend from a College Student Who Has Survived Four Parent’s Weekends

Top Ten Things NOT to Do During Parent’s Weekend from a College Student Who Has Survived Four Parent’s Weekends

Bring the whole fam – your child will be overwhelmed by this change in lifestyle as it is, so only bring with you the essential family members. If you’re divorced, you and your ex should visit on two different weekends. Please. via GIPHY Bring more clothing – yes, if your child left his favorite sweatshirt…

College Students Find Study Havens All Over Their Campuses

College Students Find Study Havens All Over Their Campuses

One of the biggest differences between high school and college is how one’s study methods develop and change. It was once not even a question of where a student would buckle down and prepare for a high school test or write a typical five-paragraph essay, inhabiting the kitchen table or bedroom desk for hours after…