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Dorm Decorating Ideas to Spice Up Your Dorm This Semester

January 25, 2012
Dorm Decorating Ideas

Let’s face it, sharing a small room can be a challenge, even if you adore your roommate. It is an adjustment going from your own familiar environment to sharing a tiny space with another person. Most dorms consist of two beds, two desks, two chairs, and minimal closet space. The walls are usually white and blank, and the dorm rules can be aggravating: usually you cannot paint the walls, make holes in the walls or ceiling, light candles or bring in your own furniture.

Luckily you don’t have to spend your college days living in a boring dorm. This semester, don’t limit yourself to the four bare walls. Spice your dorm room up! Whether you are a sports fanatic, a music lover, fashionista or all of the above, there are options for every student to add some flare to his or her dorm room.

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Holiday Travel Tips for Students

December 22, 2011
Holiday Travel Tips for College Students

Planes taxiing ahead of us.

The holidays are finally upon us! Most students travel home to reunite with family and friends, and many families travel to come together from all over to celebrate. With Millions of Americans traveling during the holidays, things can definitely get a little complicated. Whether it is the large crowds or the winter weather, it is best to be prepared when planning your holiday trips. This season, the busiest travel days are expected to be between December 21 throughout December 23, December 26 through December 30 and January 2 and 3 as holiday travelers fly home, according to CNN.

Like every year, there is no good way to get around the fact that there will be traffic, and the airports will be packed. This season a projected 43.3 million air travelers will take flight during a 21 day period, according to the Airlines for America. Whether driving to your destination or taking a plane, here are a few steps to making an already hectic season, less hectic:

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