Craft-Making Shops in College Station

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Christmas is fast approaching and with it comes gift-giving opportunities. If you’re looking for something unique, or maybe you just want to get crafty but with help, then you might consider rolling up your sleeves and getting crafty at one of College Station’s unique DIY craft-making shops. These shops are just a short distance from your home at the Junction … Read More

How to Stop Procrastinating

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The early weeks of November may seem like a great time to procrastinate. After all, you’ve got midterms behind you and finals still a couple weeks away. However, being successful during your college years and into your career means nixing procrastination altogether. Waiting until the last minute to do something like start a term paper or read your textbook will … Read More

Tips for a Top Friendsgiving Party

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There’s plenty of reasons to throw a Friendsgiving party. Maybe you’re staying in town for Thanksgiving or maybe you just love a reason to double-up on the stuffing. Whatever the case, throwing a thankful bash for your friends and roommates is bound to be appreciated by all who come. Friendsgiving is a celebration of that second family, the new people in … Read More

Best Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

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So you’re broke and don’t have time to custom craft a convention-worthy costume? Never fear! Your guides to all things quick, easy, and fun are here! Check out the following sweet and simple last-minute Halloween costume ideas that will make you the star of the party: The Best of the Best Last Minute Halloween Costume Ideas for Your TAMU Parties … Read More

Say No to White Walls

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Say No to White Walls

While your apartment here at the Junction Cottages & Townhomes is leagues above the old prison-inspired dorm rooms, the rooms can still feel impersonal here. Especially when it comes to the bare white walls of your bedroom. So if you’re tired of waking up and staring at blank walls, don’t worry, we understand. The bad news is a no-go at … Read More

Local Adventures to Try

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National Get Outdoors Day may have been back in June, but we believe that one of the most beautiful months in this part of Texas is September. With average day temperatures in the high 70 degrees Fahrenheit, this is a perfect time to take a break and go outdoors. Plus, remember our post earlier this month about bonding with your … Read More

Creative Roommate Bonding Tips

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With fall semester well on its way and you getting settled into your Junction Cottages & Townhomes apartments, now’s a great time to spend some time getting to know your roommates. Even if you were friends with your roommates before you moved in, it’s still a good idea to put in some bonding time. That’s because living with someone is a … Read More

Easy Recipes for Tailgatin’ Saturdays

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Oh, sweet August and the return of the college football season! How we love thee! If you’re new to TAMU, then it’s important to know just how much we love our Aggie football and how watching the team play is a sport and activity all unto itself. The first game of the season is the last Saturday of August, with four … Read More

Tips for Acing Early Morning Classes

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There are some lucky students who have the flexibility of getting that perfect course schedule that works for them. But most students aren’t so lucky, and even if you were this semester, chances are there is going to be a time when your degree requirements and work schedule requires you to take an extra-early morning class. And unless you are … Read More

Bedroom Organization Tips

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One of the big benefits of living at the Junction Cottages & Townhomes is just how much living space you have. Especially when you compare our bedrooms to that of TAMU’s dorms. Of course, even though you’ll have more room to stretch out and enjoy your privacy, you still may have trouble fitting everything you need in an organized manner. … Read More