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The Perks of Attending a Big University

Written by    Nov 2, 2017

Lots of high school seniors are afraid to commit to a large college, fearing that their classes will be impersonal or that they won’t be able to make friends. The truth is, I have lots of small classes at OSU, even as a freshman. I’ve met so many amazing people, and there are loads of benefits of being a student at a big school, such […]

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Meal Plans at OSU: The Basics

Written by    Nov 2, 2017

I never really worried about figuring out what my meal plan meant until it was time for me to move out and start my freshman year at Ohio State. It was then that I realized I had no clue what the differences were between swipes, dining dollars, and Buck-ID cash. It took me a few days to get everything figured out, so here are the […]

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Making the most of your BuckID

Written by    Oct 19, 2017

During freshman orientation, be sure to put on your best smile! You will be getting your photo taken for your BuckID! While attending The Ohio State University, you will need your BuckID pretty much everywhere you go. At first, it can be challenging figuring out how to use this 3.25 x 2 inch card. Before you know it, you’ll become a BuckID master!   Most […]

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My first trip to the short north

Written by    Oct 3, 2017

It’s pretty sad, but I’ve lived in Central Ohio my whole life and never made it to the Short North. I hear about the shops and all the food constantly from friends and classmates, so I decided it was time to check it out and report back to see if it’s worth the hype. First stop: the famed North Market! Alright guys, I took my camera […]

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Grocery and Food Tips For the Dorm Life

Written by    May 24, 2017

Lets talk about everyone’s favorite topic: food. As the school year came to a close and I moved out of my residence hall the final time and into an apartment just off campus for the summer. It was time to take on quite a few responsibilities including going grocery shopping. Its funny how much you take your meal plan for granted until it is time to […]

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What Meal Plan Should I Get?

Written by    Mar 6, 2017

One of the most difficult parts of the housing selection process for me last year was choosing which meal plan to get. As an incoming freshman who knew a total of five people going to Ohio State, I did not have many people to ask. After changing my meal plan five times during that first week of school, I thought I would offer some advice to any […]

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6 Little Things Ohio State has to Offer

Written by    Feb 14, 2017

If you’re considering Ohio State, I’m sure you’ve got a million things on your pros and cons list. Not to overload you, but here are a few more things to add. All of the below are things I didn’t know/didn’t think about before I accepted my admission. We’re a Coca-Cola sponsored campus. Which means that your dining dollars and swipes can only buy you coke […]

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Where to Eat (part 1)

Written by    Jan 30, 2017

There are lots of great places to eat on and off campus. Here’s one:

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Ben’s STEP Adventure- Day 1

Written by    Dec 27, 2016

Monday Walden Pond, Old Manse, Emerson’s House, Downtown Concord, Harvard 4:30 a.m. Nothing says “FUN! RELAXING! ENJOYABLE! VACATION” like waking up at 4:30 a.m. in the middle of December. Well luckily, THAT’S EXACTLY WHAT I DID. I’ll skip the boring part, but just to inform you of my journey, my brother, my Co-Ra, my friend, and myself all set off for John Glenn International at 5:15 […]

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An Ode to the Vanilla Latte

Written by    Nov 10, 2016

When I first got here I decided that I was going to try every coffee drink on every menu at every café here on campus. To be clear, this meant every iced, frozen, and regular drink available. I haven’t done the math, but I’m sure the journey is going to be a caloric nightmare. From the onset, I understood this was an ambitious idea, but […]

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