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Transitioning from Home Life to Dorm Life

The transition from home life to dorm life varies from person to person. Some embrace the change while others take more time to adjust. Especially for those who are studying in a different state or abroad in a different country, this time period can be quite difficult. 1,604 more words

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Dorms Declassified: 11 'Kinds' of Roommates

Hello! My name is Alejandra (Ali) Gatas Johnson and I am your Dorms Declassified: Brown Survival Guide blogger. Living in a dorm with a roommate was one of the things that I was most excited but also nervous about for college. 979 more words

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The struggles of "dead week"

With the week before finals comes a mix of emotions including (but not limited to) excitement, terror, and maybe some tears. At some colleges, they call the week before finals “dead week,” with the illusion that professors won’t give as much homework due to the fact students are supposed to be studying for finals. 400 more words

College Students


I am 10 days away from graduation, and I have spent the entire day doing three things:

  • Packing my dorm room
  • Completing numerous “exit interviews”
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My Adventurous Life

The struggle of mail in college

Getting mail in college in one of the best feelings and never fails to brighten
the day of a college student, or at least that’s how it is for my friends and I. 597 more words

College Students

three years, four walls

Written Monday, April 24th: Last Day of Undergraduate Classes at Vanderbilt University 

“Happy last day of classes of junior year!!!”

As I’m scrambling to pack my laptop in my backpack, while reciting General Logic definitions in my head and listening to the combined sound of the most basic, on-sale, average-coffee-making Keurig chugging away and my faulty printer spewing papers out across the floor of my single dorm room, my wrist vibrates and I see the most simple of messages slide across my new Apple Watch screen (it was a prize; I know, you’re probably thinking that you never win prizes – neither do I. 835 more words


Grad's Gift Guide

It’s spring time.  The birds are chirping, the snow has melted, and the seniors are GRADUATING!  Here are some ideas to help you get creative and think out of the box when gifting the grads on your list.   359 more words