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9 Things To Do Before Your First Class

Written by    May 23, 2017

There are way more than nine things to do before you start your first day of college, but here is a list of my top picks for what you should absolutely do to have the best first day possible!

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Academics, Advice, Author, Campus Life, Classes, Columbus, Home, Personal, School Spirit, Student Life, Why Ohio State?

My Moving Out Experience

Written by    May 22, 2017

After two years of being forced to happily living on campus, the time had come for me to move out of the dorms for the final time. Despite living with five other suitemates, I would be the final one to check out. Naturally, a fair amount of the cleaning was placed in my hands. As I scraped at the off-color slop that had caked the side […]

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I Do Really Well in a Really Hard Class

Written by    May 9, 2017

It’s January. To be specific, it’s the first day of school after a long and difficult autumn semester, one which freaked me out so much I dropped all my honors classes except one in exchange for regular classes. I’m in Jennings Hall for a 9 a.m. Math 1172 class. The next class in my calculus series after the one I skated through and disappointed myself in […]

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Academics, Author, Classes, finals, Honors & Scholars, midterms, Personal, Studying

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

Halfway Done!

Written by    May 1, 2017

So… I’m a junior now. That’s weird. I know people say this all the time but I really feel like my freshman year move-in day was just yesterday. Where has the time gone?

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Author, Campus Life, Personal, Student orgs, The Future

A Woke Study Break!

Written by    Apr 27, 2017

So, with finals coming around the corner, my study breaks have been unhealthy Netflix binges (and I’m watching literal trash, so that makes it worse). I decided to try to find shorter, more stress-relieving study break material. So, I turned to “Milk and Honey” by Rupi Kaur, a book of modern, feminist poetry. But wait! Don’t rule it out because it’s poetry. I hate that […]

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Author, finals, Stress Relief

Volunteering + Learning about a Cool Columbus Resource!

Written by    Apr 24, 2017

This weekend, I went with some of my friends in the LGBT sorority to volunteer at Kaleidoscope Youth Center, Columbus’s center for LGBT youth ages 12-20. Because none of us had ever been there before, we started off with a tour of the center. It’s an amazing and huge building, with a library full of LGBT-related books, a technology center, a cafe, and much more. […]

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Author, Columbus, Diversity

Make your time at Ohio State more meaningful

Written by    Apr 18, 2017

We have two weeks left in the year, and that has me thinking “wow, where has the time gone?” Seriously… I can’t believe how fast this year went by, and I am even more shocked that I am already just about halfway done with my time here at Ohio State. This realization has me wondering if I am truly making the most of my time […]

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We Came, We Saw, We (almost) Conquered

Written by    Apr 18, 2017

All endings carry with them a level of bitter sweetness, a loss both freeing and painful. The disappointment throughout crushes less, the late nights, stress, the highest highs and lowest lows are now just memories. The “Yes, I did that,” and “That was once the biggest part of my life” become little more than cemented reminders. The 2017 Robot Design project was all of that […]

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Author, Classes, Honors & Scholars, Personal

Health Services at Ohio State

Written by    Apr 14, 2017

I was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease when I was 11 years old. I have dealt with it since, and it is important that I am always on top of my own health. Thus, it was important for me to come to a school that had quality health services for students. I found that at Ohio State. The Wilce Student Health Center is a great resource […]

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