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The phone works both ways

May 24, 2019

After the boxes are put away, the clothes are hung in the closet, and the bed is made, your student is officially moved in and ready to begin their first year of collegiate life at the University. It is...

Perfect your study habits

May 24, 2019

The one thing most college students can agree about regarding high school is college is different in that professors are more lenient.  The one thing to note, however, is studying for exams is way more...

A bike is a necessity

May 24, 2019

The University of Illinois campus is a massive one to navigate. Most people prefer to walk it because it is the easiest form of transportation; however, the University also provides other options like...

Find on campus bites on a college student budget

May 24, 2019

Finding the best local restaurants here on campus is a skill I’ve mastered in the last three years. We’re not talking about big chains here, so no Potbelly or Chipotle. We’re talking hole-in-the-wall...

Don’t be afraid to ask for help

May 24, 2019

Whether it’s for getting help on an assignment, asking where a classroom is or seeking help to get through a difficult time from the Counseling Center, it’s important to know what resources you have...

Save money in college with these tricks

May 24, 2019

You’re a college student, so there’s a high chance you’re either broke or close to it. Your parents aren’t funding all your endeavors anymore, and especially not your nights out. All hope is...

Get your money’s worth in college

May 24, 2019

It’s no secret college is a big investment. Going to class at 9 a.m. on a Friday may seem like an easy feat when the semester first begins, but eventually it becomes all too easy to hit snooze a few...

Be humble to avoid being a ‘know-it-all’

May 24, 2019

If you’ve ever been alive on planet Earth, chances are you’ve encountered those people who think they know everything. They raise their hands in class every second available to make themselves sound...

What my mom wishes she knew before I came to college

May 24, 2019

Going to college is nerve-wracking for tons of reasons and not only for students. My parents were just as nervous – if not more – than I was when first coming to the University in the fall of 2017....

Send your student gifts to let them know you’re there

Send your student gifts to let them know you're there
May 24, 2019

Everyone knows college can be draining, mentally and physically. There’s no better pick-me-up, however, than a package from home. It’s always nice to know people at home are thinking about us and rooting...

Make late-night cravings a healthier choice

May 24, 2019

Being in college allows students to have their first taste of freedom away from parents and (almost) living like an adult. Living on your own also means making decisions about what you should and shouldn’t...

RSOs provide valuable experiential learning

May 24, 2019

I am a self-proclaimed compulsive over-joiner. I say I’m “interested” in more Facebook events than I could ever go to. If I see a bulletin board, I have to stop to take pictures of flyers that will...

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