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    Best Apps for College Students

    These are my top 12 apps for college students. I am a HUGE advocate for studying smarter, not harder. Although I may be a bit dependent on technology these apps make balancing schoolwork so much easier. The best part is they are available on all IOS devices so you can sync all of your work to one location.  iStudiezPro    This is an app that you can actually use every single day. The app includes two widgets: one for scheduling and one for assignments. You can schedule in when all your assignments are due at the beginning of the semester and then sync that schedule to all of your devices…

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    9 Fashion Staples Every College Girl Needs

      Freshman year I spent forever trying to decide what to pack for college and ended up just packing everything (you know, just in case). I was soon met with the harsh reality of a tiny freshman dorm closet. In two weeks I was all about comfort and ended wearing t-shirts 90% of the time. No regrets. This is the guide that I wish I would have had when packing for college. A few general guidelines : less is more pack for the seasons, you don’t need to bring every sweater and jacket you own during the warmer fall months and you don’t need 10 miniskirts in the winter. pack…

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    Finals Week Survival Guide: Study Tips

      Find your study place– I find it really difficult to study in my room and not get distracted. My favorite study place is the library because I can spread out all of my study materials on the larger tables so it’s easier to make study guides and stay organized. Snacks– Make sure you bring enough snacks for the time that you will be locked away studying. After I leave my study place it’s hard to get back.  My favorite study snacks are fruit, popcorn, hummus, and veggies. Make sure you bring either green tea or water so you can stay hydrated while studying! Music– Some people prefer to listen…

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    Syllabus Week: How to Prepare for a 4.0 Semester

    Syllabus week can mark either the simplest or most overwhelming time in the semester. Syllabus week is basically just a constant overload of information. While you don’t have any class work to complete and classes usually end earlier, you’ll need to begin organizing your schedule and prioritizing your tasks as soon as possible to start your semester on a good note. Print Off your Syllabus for Each Class Okay, the very first thing you need to do is print off your syllabi. You will need to refer to it throughout the semester and it’s so much easier to make a hard copy and not have to search through your files everytime…