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Before every new school year in grade school, it’s always so exciting to go back-to-school shopping—wouldn’t you agree? Is it the same once you get to college? While it doesn’t hurt to buy some new college-appropriate clothes before your first semester begins, don’t stress over it too much.
Packing to leave home and to my first semester of college, I admit that I did pack quite a bit of clothes that I might have worn on a regular day of grade school. I…Continue
So being that this is a holiday weekend and everyone has made their way back to their hometown to spend priceless time with their families, it is only natural to feel a little jealous if people like me have to stay in their college town either because their hometown is too far or they have finish up some work for their classes. In my case, I fit both of this criteria.
I live about 5-6 hours away from my hometown depending on traffic, and I have an essay due…Continue
We all want to have good friends—someone we can spend our spare time with, someone we can confide in, someone we can laugh with. But we need to also make sure we are “good friend” material ourselves. So what really makes a good friend?
1. Show that you really care.
True friendship implies that you are committed to your relationship with that other person, showing that you truly care. It requires sacrifice and effort but well worth it if it means…Continue
Leaving high school and the environment and people you’re most familiar with can be both exciting and devastating. Leaving high school and moving on the college doesn’t only mean leaving your parents’ supervision, it means taking on responsibilities that you may not have ever thought about when you thought of leaving to college.
More than likely, to all those getting ready to leave to college this coming fall, have thought about how you’ll have so much more…Continue