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Super-sized Summer Scholarship Saturday: July 26, 2014

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The Ultimate Guide to Decorating Dorm Room Walls

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Editorial Assistant, Carnegie Communications

Worried you can't personalize your dorm room? There are plenty easy ways to make the space your own--without breaking the rules! We did some research and found the absolute best options. read more

The Decision

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Journalism Major, University of Arizona

Choosing a college was one of the longest and toughest decisions I have ever made. I went on campus tours, received fancy brochures in the mail, but it just took me a long time to make up my mind. However, upon reflecting on how I came to choose my college, a few things stuck out in my mind that I'd like to share with you. read more

All the Wrong Reasons to Transfer

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Former Assistant Editor, Online Specialist, Carnegie Communications

If you're reading this, you're likely thinking about transferring. Maybe you're at the stage where the idea is just a little inkling; or perhaps you've got the applications printed out, complete, and ready to send. Either way, have you stopped to think about your reasons? read more

How to Stay Healthy in College

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Public Relations Associate, Carnegie Communications

When the weather is warm, students flock to the outdoors and constantly bask in the fresh air. But when the temperatures drop, students will be bundling up in the dorms with their blankets, hot chocolate, and, unfortunately, their germs. With such a high number of people in one building, residence halls are infamous for being a breeding ground for sickness. read more

The Unexpected Must-Buy List for College

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Public Relations Associate, Carnegie Communications

It's the most wonderful time of the year. No, not Christmas--back-to-school shopping! You can endlessly search for the all-encompassing list of dorm essentials, but let's be honest: no matter what you pack, you'll always find you need, but don't have. Since you'll be concentrating on bringing along the essentials, here's a list of items you might overlook. read more