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I'm an Undecided Major, Now What?

I’m an Undecided Major, Now What?

So, you got accepted into your dream college and are all smiles. Finally, you’re going to experience university life – living in dorms, eating with meal plans, studying until the wee hours of the morning, sleepovers every night – you name it. The thing is, you haven’t declared a major. Uh-oh. Here’s a guide to...
So You Think You Want to Blog?

So You Think You Want to Blog?

Interested in blogging, but don’t know how? Here’s the 411 on how you can make it the best blog that represents you and your personality! Know Your Audience: Keep your postings consistent with your audience’s interests. If you’re writing for teenagers, write about things that teens find interesting. If you’re writing for people who love...

Christmas: A Time to Look Your Best

Time to get out the red lipstick! Christmas is coming, so it’s time to head on over to the stores to buy yourself a whole outfit for the season. There’s going to be a lot of family gatherings so you should always look your best, from head to toe. Here are a few tips to...

Creative Christmas Presents For Everyone

Bet you can hardly wait to open it! Don’t you love the fact that in a few weeks, you will be celebrating Christmas with family and friends? It’s almost the holiday of giving and sharing; however, you’re still a broke college student. Here are some cheap but cute ideas that you can buy or create...

Your School’s Career Services is Your New Best Friend

Get the career advice you need! College is a time for living independently, setting goals, and being active in academics and extracurriculars. It is also the season of finding the best internships that are related to your chosen field. What better way to improve your resume and cover letters by stopping by your school’s career...

Your Guide to Online Shopping

I could use a new pair of shoes… The advancement of technology has aided us in answering homework questions, contacting friends, and networking with job employers. There are millions of things to do while online, and that includes the newest craze of this generation – online shopping! Who doesn’t want to experiment on this newfound...

Rise Above Your Meal Plans, Kiddos

You call that healthy? C’mon, now. Dorm room – check. Roommate – check. Class schedules – check. Meal plan – what is that? Yes, freshmen and transfer students are going to finally experience the infamous meal plans that cause the Freshman 15…or maybe even the Freshman 30. But don’t worry, I’ve got the deals to...

Beat That F and Get Your Quatro Grade!

Fail? Never! What do you do when you get your first F in college? A.) Cry your heart out. B.) Comfort yourself with ice cream and sweets. C.) Lock yourself inside your room until you’ve mastered the book. D.) Talk to your professor about your issue. E. ) Ground yourself by not going online on...

Single Bedroom 101 : How To Stay Happy in Your Dorm!

So you’re living in the dorm, but in a single room? No problem! You’ll still have a grand time despite being alone inside your dorm room. Think of it this way: You will have the room all to yourself. You can dance until the break of dawn, sing until the sunrise, and exercise until you’re...

You Won’t be Going Home for Thanksgiving, Eh?

You go, girl! Thanksgiving break is just around the corner. Everyone’s busy making plans with high school friends and family members while packing all the items needed for the one whole week of vacation and reunions. If you’re that person who has zero plans because your hometown is millions of miles away, then read this...

Interesting Halloweekend Costumes

That’s, uh, cute. Now that Halloweekend is over and we’re back to the regular programming, I’ve come up with a list of the most interesting costumes I’ve encountered for the past 3 days. Sitting down on a corner and watching people get off the bus or go from house to house was extremely entertaining and...

Beat the Winter Blues: Go Have a Blast!

Baby, it’s cold outside! Everyone is on full-speed ahead because of the midterm season and we are quietly making our way into the “BER” months of 2011. Surely, you would want to start preparing for the cold weather by stocking up on food and bringing gallons of water inside your dorm room in case of...