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Little Bumps Are Not Enough To Turn Me Around

It is 9:30 on a Saturday night and I’m here typing away on my computer. Sounds exciting? Actually I had a nice moment of reflection. There’s a whirlwind of planning and activities going on and I started getting overwhelmed and stuck. 177 more words


How to Deal with Freshman Roomates

My freshman year of college started off with 2 roommates: one turned out to be one of my best friends, and the other, well, she moved out at the end of the first semester. 582 more words

Dorm Life

Ah, home sweet dorm room.

As is the case for most universities, I was required to live in an on-campus dorm my freshman year. While it was difficult squeezing all my stuff into a shoebox (that I had to share with another person), overall my dorm experience was a good one, and I wouldn’t have chosen to live anywhere else my first year. 646 more words


My College Packing List

It has become ever so real to me that college is knocking on my door. I have put notices in at both of my jobs and the count down on my phone told me I only had one month of waiting before I would be packing up the car and move into my dorm room, surrounded by strangers. 162 more words

Things They Don't Tell You About Preparing for Your Freshman Year

I don’t know what to pack for college.

In a little less than a month, I will be leaving my house and moving into a dorm room at James Madison University. 158 more words



Happy summer everybody! My summer has been busy starting two new jobs (which are fantastic) and spending lots of time drinking coffee…and catching up on sleep. 1,395 more words

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