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

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

Settling in to Your Student Apartment

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Ah, so you’ve walked across your high school commencement stage and are now ready to start the next big stage in your life: College. But before classes begin, you first need to get settled into your new apartment at the Junction Cottages & Townhomes. Most people find moving into a new place hectic and nerve-wracking, especially when it involves roommates … Read More

3 College Station Music Venues

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Are you feeling a bit trapped in your apartment? Sure, we have a ton of amenities here but certainly every once in awhile it’s good to put the books down and enjoy a night on the town. Thankfully, you have a ton of options here in College Station with many great venues just a short bike or even walk away … Read More

March Events in College Station

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TAMU offers an incredible array of activities, sports clubs, and student organizations for students to plug into. No matter what your interest, there’s sure to be something for you. From the TAMU sailing club that meets Tuesdays and Thursdays on nearby Lake Bryan to the Inkling Society, a student club with the goal of connecting literary enthusiasts via social activities. However, … Read More

Weekend Warrior Road Trips

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A big part of college is experiencing new things, places, and people. Unfortunately, the winter months sometimes makes doing so a bit hard with the cold weather and heavy class loads. You’re not alone if you feel cooped up in your Junction apartment and want to get away for a weekend. So why not grab a friend and take a … Read More

Books to Read Over Winter Break

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As you shut the cover to your textbooks and hand in your final exam paper, you are likely to exhale a sigh of relief. Your first (or second!) term has come to an end and you finally have some time to explore things non-academic. Including all that reading you’ve put off until studying was done! Feel free to hide away … Read More

College Station’s Top Study Spots

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Welcome to Texas A&M’s fall semester! If this is your first year at the university, then you have plenty of exciting times ahead of you. Now is the start of football season and tailgate parties, core classes, dorm room decorations, and new friend hangouts. It’s going to be a busy, perhaps one of the busiest, times of your life. Amidst … Read More

Give Your College Apartment a More Grown-Up Look

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How To Decorate Your Dorm Like An Adult

While *technically* most incoming TAMU freshman are still teenagers, the reality is that moving into your first student apartment means you’re well on your way to adulting. No longer will somebody be there to assist with laundry, cleaning, cooking, or making sure you get to class on time. Now is the move into adulthood, even if it doesn’t always feel that … Read More