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Seven Things I Tell My College Suitemates About My Disability

Seven Things I Tell My College Suitemates About My Disability

As a college student with vision impairment and chronic illness, I have lived with several suitemates, meaning that I have my own bedroom and share a common area and bathroom with 1-3 other girls. Often times, I am the first vision impaired person that they […]

Having a Betta Fish In College

Having a Betta Fish In College

At the beginning of my sophomore year, I decided that I absolutely wanted to have a betta fish in my college dorm, because I loved fish so much. My friend and I went down to the local pet store and purchased inexpensive tanks, filtered water, […]

Touring Colleges With Virtual Reality

Touring Colleges With Virtual Reality

As technology continues to evolve, future college students now have an additional way to search for higher education by touring colleges with virtual reality. Virtual college tours can give students the opportunity to get to know their future campus, from the comfort of their school […]

Ten Healthy Migraine-Friendly Snacks For Your Dorm

Ten Healthy Migraine-Friendly Snacks For Your Dorm

Earlier this week, I read an interesting study conducted by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (a segment of NIH) that talked about how the average dorm room contains 20,000 calories worth of snack food, most of which consisted of heavily processed snacks and other […]

Ten Benefits of Having A Family Member at the Same College

Ten Benefits of Having A Family Member at the Same College

Over the years, I have met many¬† older siblings who refused to let their younger sibling attend the same college as they did, because it was “their” school and they couldn’t even fathom having their sibling sharing the same space as them, no matter how […]

Ten Facts About College Campus Wifi

Ten Facts About College Campus Wifi

Ten surprising facts about college campus wifi, from an IT major

What To Pack When Evacuating A Dorm

What To Pack When Evacuating A Dorm

There’s many reasons why someone may have to evacuate their dorm- flooding, smoke, gas leak, power outage, infectious disease outbreak, investigations, or similar. Be prepared to pack these ten items

Dealing With Power Outages On Campus

Dealing With Power Outages On Campus

There have been many instances where I have been sitting in my dorm room, and suddenly the power would cut out. Sometimes it was just for a few seconds, but I once was in the dark for 36 hours, and am currently writing this post […]

Ten Dining Hall Foods I Take Before A Snowstorm

Ten Dining Hall Foods I Take Before A Snowstorm

What I take from the dining hall when preparing to shelter in place due to weather.

Ten Reasons You Should Call A Security Escort

Ten Reasons You Should Call A Security Escort

Make sure you get to your dorm safe- call a security escort if any of these things are happening