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First impressions: Making college class friends

Determined to make class friends My freshman year of college was terrifying. Although a few students who graduated from my high school were also attending the University of Akron, none of them were in my freshman year classes. But, no matter how nervous I was to …… Read More

Pinterest

Are you a Pinterest guru?

Image source: charitykick.com Are you obsessed with Pinterest? Good! So are we, which is why we’re thrilled that Pinterest now allows users (like you!) to send individual pins to other users (like us!). Better still, we’re inviting college students to put this new …… Read More

Drinking coffee

6 foods that help you stay focused

As the end of the semester draws near, remember: if you can stay focused and work hard for a few more weeks, you’re home free! Here are five foods that make staying focused a little easier:   1. Avocados Image source: quickmeme.com …… Read More

LinkedIn

5 ways to improve your LinkedIn profile

The Internet has changed how we search for information, how we make friends, how we fall in love, and even how we find jobs. But with so much of our lives carried out online, it’s easy to forget that our pictures …… Read More

Halloween costumes

8 easy, last-minute Halloween costumes

Halloween is just a day away and you still don’t have a costume. Don’t worry! We’ve compiled a list of 8 awesome last-minute Halloween costumes you can make from items lying around your house:   1. Mummy Image source: costume-works.com   2. Stick …… Read More

Girls eating pizza

How to get free food in college

In college, you never say no to free stuff—especially to food. There’s nothing better than free food! Here’s how to find it in college:   1. Attend campus sponsored events Gif source: rsvpmagazine.ie Colleges are constantly hosting events where you can learn new …… Read More

Watching movie

7 book-to-film adaptations you shouldn’t miss

Who doesn’t love seeing their favorite characters come to life? Whether you like to read the book before watching the movie or vice versa, here’s a list of 7 book-to-film adaptations you shouldn’t miss. Remember, you can purchase all of these books for cheap through …… Read More

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13 apps to survive college

Thanks to today’s technology, there are numerous apps that help college students with everything from citing sources, to managing finances, to dating. We compiled a list of the best and most necessary apps that you need to survive college.   1. EasyBib …… Read More