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

Ides of March? Toga Time!

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Sure, the Ides of March isn’t an official holiday, but the date does have enough history that warrants it as a good time to throw a party. Especially as this year the Ides of March (aka March 15) conveniently falls on a Friday! For those not in the know, this was the day poor Caesar was killed by his friends, … Read More

Summer Enrollment: Pros & Cons

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So you’re back from spring break and you have your mid-term grades in hand? Now’s the time to put nose the grindstone and prep for those final papers and exams. It’s also time to make the big decision upon whether you want to continue on with courses through the summer, or do something else, like travel or work. TAMU summer … Read More

Sickness Survival Guide for College Students

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Sickness Survival Guide for College Students

There are a lot of great things about living away from the ‘rents for the first time. But one thing that’s rather the worst is being sick away from the comfort of home. At home, your parents likely have all the sickness essentials, maybe your mom is quick with the homemade soup recipes or your dad makes sure you’re stocked … Read More

Winter Must-do Workouts

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While College Station might not get as cold as those cities north of the Mason-Dixon line, things can get downright chilly come November thru March. With now being the time when residents start breaking out the sweatpants, hoodies, and space heaters. And it’s when staying inside huddled up on the couch seems a lot more inviting than going outside for … 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

Best Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas

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Last-Minute Halloween Costumes

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