Your First College Credit Card

Now that you are going to be a college freshman, it might be a good idea to start building good credit. A good way to do this is get a credit card, but be careful. Picking the right credit card Some university and alumni associations will send you to credit card companies that will smother...

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Utilize Your Room Space

Most college dorm rooms are smaller than students would like them to be. This can often leave students messy and unorganized, especially if they are not fully utilizing their space. However, with a few additions the space can be optimized to fit a lot more than one would think. Wall and Door Hooks Hooks that...

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Stepping Up: The Freshman Year

No matter how popular you were in high school, going to college is a whole new ball game. Even if you were the star quarter back on your high school football team, that fame isn’t going to carry over to college. Face it, high school is over it’s time for a fresh start, back to...

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8 Dorm Room Essentials

Mini Fridge Quite possibly the most essential item you can have. Eating and drinking things that are warm is not always desirable. A mini fridge will also pay for itself with the money you save from not having to eat out or order in as often, since you can store food. Opting for one that...

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HOW TO CHOOSE A FRATERNITY

Figuring it out First off you need to figure out why you are joining a fraternity. This helps because it gives you an idea of what kind of fraternity you want to join. Some fraternities may put a greater emphasis on social life while others may put a greater emphasis on GPA, although most have...

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How to Clean your Dorm Room in a Hurry

Your mom and dad aren’t around to clean up after you, so it is time to put your big boy/girl pants on and get to cleaning! If you’re in a rush, here are the things that make the biggest difference in the least amount of time. Take out the trash – Pizza boxes, water bottles, crumpled...

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Over-Competition and the SAT

(This article was written back in June 2009 after the original DYD launch, but although the scoring has changed, the impact of the SAT test is still the same) In a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, author Sue Shellenbarger documents her preparation for the SAT. The back story is that she is a...

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Tips for Surviving Freshman Year of College

Some people go off to college and just can’t handle it. Whether it’s being on your own and no structure or your parents aren’t around to keep you on track, many people have to leave their freshmen year early. To avoid that, we’ve outlined 8 different ways to make sure you have the most fun,...

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5 Awesome Pranks for your College Dorm

Plastic wrap on the toilet – This one is a classic. If you have a communal bathroom then you can wrap plastic wrap between the seat and the toilet bowl. The next morning before the 8am classes, at least one tired and unsuspecting student will be in for a very unpleasant surprise. Rotting food trick – This...

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How to Study in a Noisy Dorm Room

We’ve rounded up a list of 10 ways to be as productive as possible and crank out some work while in your dorm! It is easy to get distracted, so good luck! Drink a caffeinated beverage before you sit down – caffeine improves your mood, which is always helpful when it comes to hitting the...

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