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Move-In Day Tips and Tricks

Written by    Aug 17, 2017

If you are #new2osu this semester, you are probably feeling one of a few ways about move in being so soon: PUMPED! Anxious Ready Overwhelmed Neutral And all of these are totally fine! I’m hear to give you some last minute tips on how to save a few headaches (and arguments) on move-in day!

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Advice, Campus Life, Columbus, Housing, Stress, Student Life

Packing for School: This Year vs Last Year

Written by    Jul 27, 2017

Last time I blogged, I talked about how my first housing worry was how will all my things fit, so this time I want to talk about what came second on the list of Housing Things I Worried About: what do I bring? Obviously after living in a dorm for a year, I know a little bit about what works and what doesn’t. I also want to talk about what […]

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Author, Housing, University Housing

The Anatomy of an Ohio State Quad

Written by    Jul 11, 2017

You did it: you’ve been accepted, you’ve enrolled, you’ve even gone to orientation. The next step, and one of the last ones you’ll take before stepping on campus in August, is receiving your housing assignment and getting ready for moving in. Housing is one of the scariest parts of college—what room will I get? Where will I live? Will my roommate(s) be nice? While I […]

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Author, Housing, University Housing

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