Posted on July 31, 2012
Have you started your college packing list yet? For some students, that list will include clothes, a laptop, cleaning supplies and Fido. Yes, you read that right - Fido! See which colleges are turning their campuses into pet-friendly sanctuaries and providing students with a familiar furry face to come home to after classes. After considering the benefits and costs of owning a pet, you can decide if bringing a cat or dog to college may be right for you!
Posted on July 27, 2012
Have you ever seen the movie Pay it Forward? The concept of the film is simple - do something nice for someone just because you can. It really is amazing what a small, unexpected gesture of kindness can do for your day. And the best part, both the giver and receiver feel better because of it. Just imagine what the world would be like if everyone committed a random act of kindness each day. Fair warning though, it can be addicting!
Posted on July 25, 2012
What do Spring Break, frat parties, and graduation celebrations have in common? Hangovers! Those excruciating mornings after a night of too much fun that leave us with a dry mouth, upset stomach, and a fear of bright light. By now, your friends have probably offered a plethora of suggestions to help ease the pain, including the idiotic notion of drinking even more alcohol. Even though they mean well, there's really only a few tried-and-true remedies that will help bring you back from the land of the living dead.
Posted on July 13, 2012
Moving in with a new roommate is always a bit scary, but living with an international student can bring a whole different set of issues. International students may not understand American culture, customs, or college rules. You may find it difficult to communicate effectively or have trouble finding a common ground. Before you run to your RA begging for a new roommate, give yourself some time to adjust. Learning how to share space with a foreign exchange student can actually be a great experience for you both.
Posted on July 9, 2012
Breaking up is never easy. Trust me, I have been there; Ben & Jerry's has helped me through some pretty tough times. Not only are you dealing with the pain of losing a boyfriend or girlfriend, but there are always inevitable questions from family and friends. It can be even more complicated if you share classes or mingle in the same circle of friends. Although nothing can make the pain go away, there are a few things you can do to quicken your recovery and lessen the fallout from your failed relationship. The following tips have helped me get back on the path to finding love.
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