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.
I didn't know what I wanted when I applied for colleges, but I do now. I simply want a diverse block of neighbors.
Not very long ago most senior college administrators - and the boards who took their leads from them - had little tolerance
I'd rather invent a cheaper alternative to home decor by using random materials around the house, and living on a college budget has helped me become more resourceful. Here are some DIY Room Hacks that I have created in my home that are perfect for college students.
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.
Roomies are an interesting concept: they range from casual acquaintances to best friends, including complete strangers contacted after Craigslist prospecting. With roommates, the dating stage is omitted, going sometimes straight from handshaking to the intimacy of non-romantic cohabitation.
When you’re in college, you don’t really think about exactly how much money your dorm room costs in comparison to rent elsewhere
Don't believe the infographic? Try looking around on your own. Looking at the University of Nebraska, where you will be billed