Late Night Studies & Snacks

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While the dreaded Freshman 15 might not be strictly accurate, it is true that most students will experience a slight weight gain during their first year of college. There are several reasons for this, but one aspect is that all-nights and all-nighter snacks aren’t exactly good for your brain or your waistline. Late night study sessions make it tempting to … Read More

First Time Spin Class Tips

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At The Junction Cottages & Townhomes, we aim to provide the right mix of amenities to meet the needs and wants of our growing resident base. One such amenity offered that’s designed to help you meet your fitness and health goals is the spin room located in the Junction’s clubhouse. Spinning, whether you opt to join in on one of … Read More

Staying Fit Around Campus

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Staying Fit Around Campus

January is a great time for creating new goals and revisiting old ones. One of the best resolutions a person can have at any age is to get more active and work towards better overall fitness. As a student of TAMU and resident of College Station’s The Junction Cottages & Townhomes, you have a rich variety of exercise equipment, group … Read More

Firestarting 101: Tips on Firepit Use

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Fire Pit 101

There’s simply something magical about campfires and fire pit blazes. At the Junction apartments, you, your roommates, and your friends can enjoy that backyard fire just about anytime you want at several of the outdoor fire pit and gathering areas. Fire pits are ideal for both cooking burgers and brats and serving as a nice setting for an evening hangout. But … Read More

College Fall Fashion Essentials

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Fall Fashion Essentials for College Students

The cool evenings of autumn and winds of early winter are fast approaching College Station. This means Pumpkin Spice Lattes, bonfires out back, and late nights cramming for mid-terms and finals. But for all of that, you’re going to need the right outfits for comfort and fashion’s sake. Not sure if you grabbed the right things from home? Check out … 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

3 Tips For Hosting the Best Summer Cookout

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The Junction Cottages & Townhomes boasts many attractive amenities like a pool house loaded with games and state-of-the-art fitness center complete with multi-function weight training machines. But one of the most simple yet most desirable amenities is arguably this luxury student housing location’s many onsite outdoor gathering areas. These outdoor spaces feature wooden chair swings, Adirondack chairs, fire pits, and … Read More

Tips for Choosing Freshman Courses

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Welcome to your first year at TAMU! Whether you are just about to start the second summer semester or are gearing up for fall classes, now is a good time to look over the available courses. One of the first things you should have received upon college acceptance was the grand TAMU handbook overflowing with course choices. But it’s likewise easy … Read More

What to Bring Freshman Year

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July is an interesting in-between time. It’s the height of Summer II classes and preparedness of incoming fall freshman. Whether you just moved into the student apartments at The Junction or are just getting started on packing, it is daunting to determine what to leave and what to bring. Sure, there are the standard packing lists but sometimes they focus too … Read More

3 Summer Hacks for Better Pool Times

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It’s all about the amenities at The Junction Cottages & Townhomes! Here, we have a 24-hour clubhouse, state-of-the-art fitness center,  and fully stocked business center. But really, the best of everything lies at the very heart of the Junction Cottages & Townhomes. And that best-of is the stunning onsite resort-styled pool. This killer amenity teems with life during the hot … Read More