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Rush Week: Part 1

Written by    Jan 16, 2018

If you’ve ever considered going Greek, or you want to know more about the recruitment process, stay tuned for more information! Rushing a sorority can be crazy, but it’s also very exciting! Here’s a little bit about my experience with rush week so far.     Getting Started At first, I had no intentions of going Greek here at Ohio State. I didn’t like the […]

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Advice, Author, Student Life

The pros and cons of giving yourself a schedule with a three-day weekend

Written by    Jan 8, 2018

Whether you’re a future, current or former college student, you’ve probably heard about the elusive no-classes-on-Mondays or no-classes-on-Fridays schedule. How wonderful! you probably think. A three-day weekend every week! Well, I’m here to help you consider all of the facts before you decide whether you want to attempt a three-day-weekend-every-week schedule.

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Advice, Author, Classes, Schedules

Surviving the First Semester: Advice from an OSU Freshman

Written by    Jan 2, 2018

Although August seems to be just yesterday, the reality of the matter is that Autumn semester has come and gone, leaving freshmen such as myself with a lot to look back upon. While I still have 3.5 years to go at The Ohio State University, I want to take a moment to share some of my biggest tips for success as a new freshman.   “Tacky” […]

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Academics, Advice, Campus Life, Student Life

Why “Honors” is (Definitely) Worth It

Written by    Jan 2, 2018

The nice thing about the high school I went to is that many of us end up being Bucks. This meant that I had quite the list of people to text when I was stressing about random things like which chemistry professor I should try to get and if I really needed certain textbooks. Despite my rather large support network of Buckeye alums, the one […]

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Academics, Advice, Classes

Let’s Talk About Social Media

Written by    Dec 11, 2017

A real quick reminder for y’all: social media is BY NO MEANS an accurate representation of anyone’s life. Lately I’ve been wasting a lot of time of social media, e.g., scrolling endlessly through the explore page on Instagram, my friends’ stories on Snapchat, my Twitter feed, etc. I also noticed that I’d been feeling a little down because of it; I wondered why it seemed […]

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Advice, Author, Personal, Student Life

Going Home: How I Know I Chose the Right School

Written by    Dec 8, 2017

Like many of you, I went home for Thanksgiving this past week. I enjoyed the time spent with my family and pets, and heavily regret the absurd amounts of food that I ate. All in all, it was a great time, and I was happy to be home. Right before departing for home, though, I was overcome with a strange feeling. Why don’t I want […]

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Advice, Author, Home, Personal, Why Ohio State?

The College Guide to Juggling

Written by    Nov 27, 2017

Howdy! Alright, so plot twist: I don’t actually know how to juggle–at least not in the literal sense (I’m still getting over the loss of my circus career). But, I do know a thing or two about life juggling.

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Advice, midterms, Personal, School Spirit, Stress, Stress Relief, Student Life, Studying, Work

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