24 Essentials for Your College Apartment

Essentials for Your College Apartment

(This is adapted from its original post in 2014.) In college, I couldn’t wait to have my own kitchen and my own apartment. It allows you to experience life on your own. You have the option to cook for yourself, decorate a larger space, host more guests and take on more responsibility. I lived in an apartment…

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How to Spark Your Creative Side in College

How to Spark Creativity in College

Interesting classes. Collaboration. New experiences. Hard work. Career training. College isn’t a time to lose your creative juices. In fact, if you’re gearing up for a new school year at college, now is the time to prepare for a successful year—and that includes making sure you create the right atmosphere for your creativity to thrive.…

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5 Tips to Make Move-In Day Effortless

College Move-In Day Tips: Overnight Bag

College move-in day always marks new beginnings. There is always a sense of freedom, of uncertainty, excitement and anxiety floating around in the hot dorm rooms on campus. Whether you are moving into college for the first time, or making your way back to school as an upperclassman, move-in day can be a stressful but…

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What Not to Bring to College (Simplify Your Packing List)

What NOT to Pack for College

Last year, I wrote a post about the 19 Must-Haves for College Apartments. It continues to be my post popular post on my blog. As we get into the back-to-school season, I wanted to share some more tips on packing for college, whether you are moving into a dorm for the first time or your…

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Last-Minute Summer Bucket List for College Students

Summer Bucket List for College Students

As back-to-school time creeps back into our lives, let’s not forget to take advantage of the warm summer months and the freedom of having a summer break. Even though I have been working this summer and graduated college, I have put together a bucket list for college students to make the most of their last weeks before…

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I’m a College Graduate!

Elon Graduates Fountain

Last Saturday, I got ready to walk across the stage in my cap and gown, underneath the beautiful oak trees of my college in North Carolina. I can’t believe I am blogging about my college graduation, since it seems like just yesterday I was moving out-of-state to a school where I knew no one. It…

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