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

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

Tips for the Best Study Groups

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Okay, so it’s still July and maybe hunkering down with study groups aren’t quite on your mind just yet. In fact, you might not even think you’ll need one until finals come around. However, one of the best things you can do in your college career is to swap contacts and initiate study groups the first week of every course … Read More

Picnic Essentials

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Picnic Essentials College Station

June is the month in which spring officially rolls into summer. It’s a beautiful transition and a great time to be outdoors, enjoying the area with a picnic among friends. Plus, there’s a ton of great parks, like TAMU’s Research Park and Lake Bryan, that are just a short distance away from your home at the Junction Cottages & Townhomes. … Read More

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