Tag: vacation

How to Spend Your Last Summer Before College

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Sonoma State University

The last summer before college is a special time. You're done with high school and ready to start the next chapter. Make sure you enjoy it with these tips! read more

The Ultimate Summer Playlist for Crazy-Busy Students

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The school year was stressful, but summer's finally here! Here's a little Spotify playlist we threw together to help you get in the summer mood and get stuff done. read more

Top European Travel Tips for College Students

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Clemson University

Georgia traveled to Europe last summer with her sister, visiting seven countries in three weeks. If you plan to study abroad in Europe or become an avid traveler, these tips can help make your life easier. read more

What They Don't Tell You About Your First Winter Break From College

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Freelance Writer

Here are a few things to remember as you head home for your first big college break--just in case it isn't exactly a winter wonderland. read more

How to Save Money During Your Spring Break Vacation

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Editorial Assistant, Carnegie Communications

You don't have to make it rain to have a good time on spring break. Here are a few tips and tricks to cut corners and save money on vacation. read more

Your Best Summer Ever Starts Now (Sort Of)!

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Student, Landstown High School

There are tons of summer programs for all of your interests that you can (and should) take part in! More importantly, you should start thinking about them now. read more

Getting Back Into the Fall Mindset

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Student, University of Texas at Austin

The transition from vacation to school can be tough, but here are five tips to keep you motivated as you shed that summer skin. read more

7 Things to Do Before Starting College in the Fall

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Varsity Tutors Contributing Writer

Congratulations--you're off to college in a few months! Now, what do you do with your summer? College and schoolwork may feel like a long time away, but there are a handful of essential things you should add to your checklist in order to smoothly survive the transition to college, along with the first semester. read more