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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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Advice, Dining, Food, Housing, Student Life, University Housing

An RA’s Advice for New Residents

Written by    May 4, 2017

For lots of freshmen, moving on campus is their first time living on their own. It may be a little intimidating, but it will also be a lot of fun! Here is my professional advice to be a successful resident your first semester:

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Academics, Advice, Author, Campus Life, Home, Housing, Student Life, Student orgs, University Housing

Small Spaces

Written by    Apr 27, 2017

My first year at Ohio State has gone really well, but I am looking forward to going home next week. It will be nice to eat home cooked meals, to not worry about studying, and to not be confined to one side of a room that’s already a little cramped. The truth is, living in a double in Smith-Steeb has not been as bad as […]

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Campus Life, Housing, University Housing

Packing for College: Nightmare or Nah?

Written by    Apr 7, 2017

There are about three more weeks left in the semester, so naturally I started taking inventory of my dorm room and comparing it to the inventory I created before I started school in the fall. Yeah, there are a lot of things that don’t add up.

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

Finding A Roommate

Written by    Mar 24, 2017

So you’ve been accepted to Ohio State! Welcome to the fam. Next, you’ve gotta decide where you want to live and more importantly, who you want to live with. And this can be scary.

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Advice, Author, Housing

Living on North Campus!

Written by    Mar 16, 2017

If you’re perusing through Buckeyes Blog because you’ve recently been accepted into The Ohio State University, congratulations and welcome to the Buckeye family! Besides all of the upcoming things you need to figure out in the months leading up to your coming to campus, one of the first things you’ll need to do is find a residence hall on campus.

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Author, Housing

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

Be an OWL!

Written by    Mar 2, 2017

I am sitting at a picnic table behind the Union, doing some homework (sort of), minding my own business (hardly). Tour groups are pouring out of the inside of the Union: mobs of angsty high school seniors are drudging after the tour guide, and their parents are standing a little too close for their high school senior swag (seriously, only the parents ask questions on […]

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Author, Events, Housing, Student Life, University Housing

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

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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Dining, Food, Housing, University Housing, Why Ohio State?