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The Truth About RAs: Real Talk

Written by    Mar 9, 2017

Movies do a really poor job of showing us what resident advisors are like; they’re portrayed as no fun, stuck-up, and out to get residents at every turn. This couldn’t be more wrong. I have talked to a lot of people that dearly cherish their RA, and I myself have grown fond of mine. Especially now that many of my friends are getting ready to […]

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Advice, Author, Campus Life, Housing, Personal, Student Life, The Future, University Housing, Work

Why Ohio State?

Written by    Mar 7, 2017

Being an out-of-state student, the question I get asked more than any other is, “so why did you decide to come to Ohio State?” It’s a question I have thought a lot about over the past year since I made the decision to come here, and as I approach the end of my first year, I think that the answer is clear to me now. […]

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Advice, Why Ohio State?

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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Advice, Campus Life, Dining, Food, Student Life

Feminism, Scheduling, and Why Ohio State

Written by    Mar 2, 2017

I had many different openings for this blog and couldn’t decide on one, so I’m going to let you choose.

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Advice, Author, Classes, Diversity, Personal, Why Ohio State?

4 Different Ways to do Your Reading

Written by    Feb 23, 2017

Howdy folks! Well, it’s just about halfway through the semester, which means I’m in the thick of all my classes. As an English major taking 18 credit hours, this means…you guessed it, a lot of reading! (Like, a lot, a lot of reading).

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Academics, Advice, Classes, Home, Stress Relief, Studying

Living on Campus: How to Choose Your Residence Hall

Written by    Feb 21, 2017

If you’re reading this, I’m going to assume one of two things: you’re an incoming freshman and you JUST CAN’T WAIT to decide where you’re going to live (!!!!!!!) or you’re an incoming freshman and you REALLY REALLY REALLY HAVE NO IDEA where you’re going to live. Both are great situations to be in because LITERALLY EVERYBODY that is new to college is wondering the […]

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Advice, Author, Campus Life, Honors & Scholars, Housing, Personal, Student Life, University Housing

Time For a Vacation

Written by    Feb 9, 2017

Second semester has been stressful! I am sure I am not alone in saying that. New classes, new professors, new organizations to join and also finding a suitable rooming situation for next year have made second semester busy. That’s why I decided to go on a vacation last weekend. I decided on New Orleans, an essential American city to which I had not yet visited. […]

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Advice, Author, Personal, Relaxation, Student Life

Resource Profile: The Writing Center

Written by    Feb 6, 2017

Welp, Ohio State has this incredible thing called the Writing Center. It’s purrrdy great, if you ask me. However, I think it is a pretty under-used resource on campus that many people could really benefit from if they knew more about it. I am admittedly biased on this matter since I am currently taking a class in preparation to work in the writing center. BUT…that […]

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Academics, Advice, Advocacy, Stress Relief, Studying, Why Ohio State?

Student Loans = Student Moans

Written by    Feb 1, 2017

College is great. Paying for it is not. So how do we find the money every semester to keep coming back until that degree is done? First and foremost, take advantage of your own strengths. Are you particularly good at line dancing? Write about that on your college application. Ohio State loves all of you little oddball line dancers. There might be other people that […]

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Academics, Advice, Author, Personal, Stress, Student Life, Why Ohio State?, Work

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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Advice, Author, Dining, Food, Home, Personal, Personal Events, Relaxation, School Spirit, Why Ohio State?