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There’s a Facebook Group for That

Written by    Nov 15, 2017

Do you have a question about a class you need to take for your major? Do you want to sell a football ticket? Are you looking for a ride home for the weekend? There’s a Facebook group for that. Although they may seem outdated compared to Twitter and Instagram, Facebook groups are still pretty useful when it comes to certain Ohio State communications. Here are my […]

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Advice, Student Life

Not so creepy Canfield

Written by    Nov 7, 2017

As first year student, you are required to live on campus. Before move-in day arrives, you should think about roommate(s) and where you might want to live. You may not get your first choice of housing, so be sure to keep an open mind and make the most of your dorm experience! I was very lucky, and met my roommate through an Ohio State roommate […]

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Advice, Campus Life, Personal, University Housing

The Top Three Pieces of Advice

Written by    Nov 6, 2017

As I continue to navigate my freshman year at Ohio State, I keep thinking back to my senior year of high school. This is mostly as a result of the slew of questions I get every week from my high school friends that are just now beginning to apply to Ohio State. Just like them, I was a bit terrified. While I was sure that […]

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Academics, Advice, Classes

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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Advice, Author, Columbus, Dining, Recreation

An Exciting Announcement

Written by    Nov 2, 2017

Eek!! (substitute whatever noise of excitement most tickles your whiskers). As of last week, I officially tacked on my second minor: Film Studies. More than just being able to minor is something of interest, this was an exciting moment for me because it officially marks my career shift. When I came to The Ohio State University, I was certain I wanted to be an English […]

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Academics, Advice, Advocacy, Personal Events, School Spirit, Travel, Why Ohio State?

Major Change

Written by    Oct 31, 2017

Maybe you came into college thinking you had it all figured out. Maybe you came in hoping that you would figure it all out. Maybe the idea of choosing a major is so terrifying that you’d rather hide in your dorm and pretend you’re still in elementary school (that wasn’t that long ago, right?). This week, I changed my major from international studies to social […]

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Academics, Advice

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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Advice, Dining, Food

How to survive Freshman Orientation

Written by    Oct 18, 2017

Coming to campus this past June was a crazy yet wonderful time! I learned so much in just two short days. Here are a few tips for making the most out of your freshman orientation experience: Plan Ahead Getting prepared for orientation before you arrive will save you so much stress. Try to make it a habit to check your buckeyemail daily. All of the […]

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Advice, Author, Personal, Why Ohio State?

Self Reflection Blog-Ception

Written by    Oct 12, 2017

(Really, that could be the title of any of my blogs.) Ahh, Fisher. Fisher College of Business. That sweet, sweet haven; the home of baby CEOs and investment bankers. Cool, cool, cool stuff. Fisher, forming its baby CEOs and bankers and networkers – they’re the people on the path to success, right? They are learning all that it takes to be on that path of […]

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Advice, Personal, Relaxation, Student Life

7 Things I Learned in My First Week at OSU

Written by    Sep 26, 2017

The first week of college…You’ve probably spent a good portion of your life dreaming about what it would be like when you finally moved out and were on your own. However, expectations are almost always different from reality. I definitely learned more than seven things during my first week as an Ohio State Buckeye, but here are the seven I found to be the most […]

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Advice, Classes, Schedules