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The 10 Colleges with the Best Career Services

by Lyla Lawless on July 15, 2014
Senior > Communication and English > University of Maryland, College Park

Career services are rarely a consideration during your college search—universities with the hottest guys or girls seem more imminently relevant—but come graduation, career support can make...

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What Roommate Questionnaires Should Look Like

by Ross Tetzloff on July 14, 2014
Sophomore > English > Boston College

Roommate questionnaires are like high-level exams: both ask obscure questions that don’t help anybody. These forms crush dreams of healthy roommate relationships. Out of empathy for the frustrated,...

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7 Dorm Meals You Can Make in a Mug

by Lyla Lawless on July 14, 2014
Senior > Communication and English > University of Maryland, College Park

  We students are often at the mercy of our dining halls. But a mug, a microwave and a spoon are all the tools you need to give yourself a little reprieve from diner food. That's right,...

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CM's Top 10 Backpacks for Back-to-School

by Ross Tetzloff on July 14, 2014
Sophomore > English > Boston College

Backpacks don’t have to drag you down. A bad backpack can be a disaster, but I’ve seen the right ones inspire significant backpack envy. Since picking a backpack is one of the most important...

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What to Expect on Your 21st Birthday

by Anna Hecht on July 11, 2014
Senior > News-Editorial Journalism > University of Illinois

When I think of 21st birthdays, the sounds of LMFAO’s “Shots,” immediately comes to mind. Had I taken “Shots! Shots! Shots! Shots! Shots! Shots!” on my 21st, I probably...

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The 10 YouTube Videos Every Freshman Should Watch

by Meaghan Healy on July 11, 2014
Junior>English and Communications>Boston College

As an incoming freshman, a billion different questions run through your head. What should I pack? How should I pack? How do I balance studies with fun? How do I make new friends? Luckily, the Internet...

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Top 12 Netflix Workouts for the Guilty Couch Potato

by Lyla Lawless on July 11, 2014
Senior > Communication and English > University of Maryland, College Park

According to a Netflix survey, 45% of TV viewers are more likely to work out if they can do so while watching their favorite show. For college students, summer is binge-watching primetime. But when...

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Top 10 Daily College Newspapers

by Madison Rutherford on July 10, 2014
Senior > Journalism > San Francisco State University

What makes a collegiate newspaper a powerhouse publication? Most campus newspaper staffers agree—it requires a great deal of passion and commitment to produce a daily paper. Keeping the public...

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College School Supplies: What to Take and What to Leave

by Meaghan Healy on July 10, 2014
Junior>English and Communications>Boston College

Don’t you miss kindergarten? Scheduled naps, snack time, recess, printed lists of exactly what you need to bring to class. Make school shopping for college a breeze with this definitive, tried-and-true...

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The 22 Personalities You’ll Meet at Every Music Festival

by Madison Rutherford on July 10, 2014
Senior>Journalism>San Francisco State University

  Bros, coked out yuppies and 12-year-old ravers. Yep, must be a music festival. And people-watching is half the entertainment.  Whether you’re among them or...

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The 10 Types of Packers You'll Meet in College

by Meaghan Healy on July 09, 2014
Junior > English and Communications > Boston College

You consult every online packing list imaginable. You watch YouTube tip videos. You interrogate your older cousins. What do I bring to college? You form a complex list that you hope will strike the...

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Lessons on Going to College Far From Home

by Ross Tetzloff on July 09, 2014
Sophomore > English > Boston College

Every August, a terrible plague strikes colleges nationwide. Swarms of baby freshmen flood through the gates, wailing from homesickness and desperately wishing they had never left their beloved families....

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CM's Top 10 Journalism Schools 2014

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The 10 Colleges with the Best Creative Writing Programs

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