A neighbor's daughter is going off to college. She's excited, yet understandably insecure. This is, after all, new and uncharted territory with exposure to buildings and people too numerous to count. And when you live on campus you have the added issue of absorbing completely new living quarters, most likely shared with a roommate who is a virtual stranger to you. It is a lot of energy to deal with before even getting started in your first class.
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The political and philosophical conversation of young people comparing values and ideals seems to be a vital part to becoming not only a well-versed academic, but also an informed, decision making adult. Yet it seems that most of my peers have no interest in ever engaging in one of these conversations.
I realized that with a plethora of food options across campus, it's important to be able to navigate the dining halls to determine what is best for us physically and mentally. So, here are some of my favorite tips I've gathered from nutrition blogs, friends, my own experiences and, of course, the maternal unit.