Take Advantage of a Long Break

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With winter break fast approaching, you likely fall in one of two camps — you either know exactly what you’re going to do or you have no idea. One of the unique aspects of college life that separates it from full-on adulting is that, as a student, you have several long breaks from classwork to take advantage of. Winter break, … Read More

Not Sure About Your New Apartment? Open Things Up With These Tricks

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Welcome to your new home at the Cottages of Fort Collins! The goal of our construction was to create spacious, beautiful alternatives to traditional on-campus living situations. That said, as big as our apartments might be compared to dorm rooms, you might still feel them small to what you are used to. The good news is that there are some … Read More

5 Sunday Habits That Prep for a More Productive Week

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Fridays and Saturdays get a lot of attention in that these are the days many plan their weekends around. Friday evenings and nights spent out at college football games and parties with new friends. Meanwhile, Saturdays are the perfect day for new adventures and explorations. But what about Sundays? Sundays tend to be the days of sleeping in or last-minute … Read More

5 Healthy Breakfast Recipes for the Busy College Student

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Living at the Junction at College Station comes with many benefits — especially compared with on-campus dorm living. Here, you enjoy a large spacious apartment and access to amenities like a resort-style pool, outdoor gathering and grilling areas, and a fitness center with state-of-the-art exercise equipment. But what thing you don’t get, is wake-up and walk to the campus cafeteria … Read More

The Most Commonly Forgotten Dorm Essentials

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Packing is tricky. Moving is trickier. Packing and moving into a small space is the trickiest. Turning the key and stepping into your apartment at the Junction at College Station on move-in day is undoubtedly going to be an exciting experience. But before you get to that part, you have to pack up your boxes and load the car. While … Read More

Texas Weekend of Remembrance

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Memorial Day is more than just a Monday to sleep in on. This American Holiday was originally known as Decoration Day to commemorate those military members who died in the Civil War. Then, in 1971, it became an official federal holiday to commemorate men and women who died while serving the U.S. military during any event. Of course, things change … Read More

Get Your Dessert Bake On

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The in-apartment kitchens at the Junction Cottages & Townhomes complex are undoubtedly one of their amenities. Usually, college apartments and dorms are defined by small kitchens outfitted with a small fridge and microwave. Not so here! Here, you get a large kitchen with updated appliances and plenty of counter space to work with. So, isn’t it time to take advantage … Read More

Why Cats are Great College Companions

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One of the great qualities about the Junction Cottages & Townhomes is that it’s especially pet-friendly. Just around the corner of the Clubhouse, you’ll find a nifty Dog Spa pet washing station that makes it easy to clean off dogs before you bring them indoors. But dogs aren’t the only pet companion you can bring into your apartment at the … Read More