Tips to Prep Your Perfect Graduation Outfit(s)

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Sure, the typical unflattering polyester graduation gown and flat square hat aren’t the epitome of high fashion by any standard. But you will have an opportunity to show off your personal style and/or comfort during this special event. In fact, you may need more than one if you choose to celebrate with your friends at their graduations (TAMU has separate … Read More

Tips to Best Celebrate Easter

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Whether or not you’re religious, Easter has some pretty magical facets that we love. As a kid, there’s the beauty of a secret bunny leaving us colorful eggs and baskets filled with candy to find. As a teenager, Easter is generally synonymous with either Spring Break or an extended weekend, warm weather, and a hearty feast. Now that you’re in … Read More

Get Fit in 2017

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College courses and academic life are undoubtedly set up to help you succeed in your career and life goals. Unfortunately, college life itself can set you up for a bit of failure when it comes to your overall health. From the stress of final exams, apartment parties and all-nighters, not to mention the notoriously easy access you have to the cafeteria’s unlimited … Read More

4 Fun DIY Planner Ideas

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It’s important to challenge yourself with ambitious new year’s resolutions and goals as they will help propel you forward in life. However, as author Antoine de Saint-Exupery once mused, “A goal without a plan is just a wish.” Planners are key for mapping out milestones, staying organized, and keeping users on track to meet their goals. While there are plenty … Read More

Christmas Playlists

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The Christmas season is back in session. Which means that in addition to putting up the holiday decorations and stockpiling egg nog, it’s also time to switch up the music and play cozy holiday tunes. Even those people who don’t technically celebrate this holiday (*scrooges*) often find themselves nodding along to annual favorites. So, whether you look forward each year to … Read More

Birchbox Style Gift Box

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Birchbox is the verifiable OG of beauty subscription boxes. They may not have technically pioneered the beauty subscription model, but they certainly have become the gold standard. People love the simplicity of the box itself and its introduction of new and exciting beauty and skincare products to the receiver. It’s an opportunity to try different samples every time you open. … Read More

Dorm Decor: Setting the Friendsgiving Table

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Friendsgiving includes all the trimmings of a Thanksgiving feast, but with the focus on your chosen family. This fall tradition, created and defined largely by millennials, celebrates the ties between friends, classmates, and coworkers… It’s also a great excuse to connect with your inner decorator and party planner. So if you’re tired of cafeteria dinners and watching friends eat ramen, then … Read More

Local Shops for Halloween Supplies

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Last year, just over 58,000 students were enrolled at TAMU. Given that College Station has a resident population of 100,000, it’s not a stretch to say that most students aren’t from around here. Sound familiar? This isn’t a large city, certainly not when compared to nearby Houston, Austin, or Dallas-Ft. Worth. But it can seem overwhelming for newcomers, especially when … Read More

How to Reduce College Stress

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The independence of college living offers new challenges and opportunities. However, exposure to new experiences, time demands, and abundance of choices can be overwhelming and frequently causes students stress. This is absolutely normal and a part of graduating into adulthood. But if that stress and anxiety do get a bit too much, consider the following tips for managing that stress … Read More

How to Keep Your Student Apartment Clean

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Welcome to Freshman year! While there are a ton of exciting experiences to be had during your first time living independently, there are also plenty of mundane tasks to also be managed. Including keeping your new student apartment clean and clutter-free. We’re a bit biased. It’s easier on us if you have clean habits, but it also saves you money on … Read More