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  • 5 Top College iPad Apps for Homework Help

    Jul 28, 2013 • Loretta Kay • College TipsRead More »
    5 Top College iPad Apps for Homework Help

    iPads are great for college students. They provide portable, easy-to-navigate knowledge. I’ve found that there are many ways to use an iPad to help with homework. Here are some top college iPad apps that make studying, notetaking, and learning faster and more effective. iAnnotate PDF As a writing major, I’ve found that most of my [&hellip...

  • Dorm Room Design Tip: Use Scrapbook Paper to Decorate Your Walls

    Jul 27, 2013 • Loretta Kay • College LifeRead More »
    Dorm Room Design Tip: Use Scrapbook Paper to Decorate Your Walls

    One of the main difficulties of dorm decorating is the blankness of the walls. At my college, we’re not allowed to paint them or cover them with wall paper, and there are often strict guidelines about what we can attach to the walls. Luckily, I’ve found that scrapbook paper can make a room a lot [&hellip...

  • The Summer Before College, Practice Living on Your Own

    Jul 25, 2013 • Loretta Kay • College TipsRead More »
    The Summer Before College, Practice Living on Your Own

    I have a confession to make: Throughout high school, my mom did my laundry. It’s not like I didn’t have chores. I was responsible for the dishes and mowing the lawn. I had just never done the laundry. When it came time to head to college, I was worried that I would be confronted with [&hellip...

  • Why I Started an Entertainment Blog in College

    Jul 24, 2013 • Loretta Kay • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Why I Started an Entertainment Blog in College

    At the beginning of the summer, I was feeling bored and listless. After an amazing freshman year full of college events, extracurriculars, and lots of writing assignments, I was suddenly lacking creative stimulation. I decided to do something I’d always meant to: start an entertainment blog. I have always loved pop culture and once I [&hellip...

  • The Secret to a Successful Summer Internship

    Jul 22, 2013 • Loretta Kay • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    The Secret to a Successful Summer Internship

    This summer, I successfully applied to an amazing summer internship. I am a writer, and my internship is at a satirical online news publication which publishes articles that are not quite true about a variety of current events. While some writing internships involve administrative work and fetching coffee, this one really allows me to be [&hellip...

  • Spice Up a College Staple: 5 Tasty Recipes for Ramen Noodles

    Jul 19, 2013 • Loretta Kay • College LifeRead More »
    Spice Up a College Staple: 5 Tasty Recipes for Ramen Noodles

    Ramen noodles are a college student staple, and for good reason: they’re cheap, delicious, and only take five minutes to prepare. I ate a lot of ramen my freshman year, so much so that I got a little tired of the flavors offered. I tried experimenting with my own flavorings, and I browsed ramen recipes [&hellip...

  • 5 Pinterest Boards for College Dorm Room Inspiration

    Jul 18, 2013 • Loretta Kay • College LifeRead More »
    5 Pinterest Boards for College Dorm Room Inspiration

    I knew from the start that I wanted my dorm room to look amazing. I was excited to have a blank space to decorate and make my own. In search of design inspiration, I turned to Pinterest, a great source for all kinds of home decor ideas. Here are five Pinterest boards that give great [&hellip...

  • Social Media for College Students 101: How to Connect with Future Classmates

    Jul 13, 2013 • Loretta Kay • College LifeRead More »
    Social Media for College Students 101: How to Connect with Future Classmates

    The summer before college, I found it comforting that there was so much social media for college students to connect with each other. Not only did I get to research life at my school, but I actually met some of my future classmates! Here are the social networks that I used and that you could [&hellip...

  • College Transition: From Rural New Hampshire to City Life in Boston

    Jul 3, 2013 • Loretta Kay • College LifeRead More »
    College Transition: From Rural New Hampshire to City Life in Boston

    Even though I was born in Manhattan and tell people I’m a New Yorker, I’m not really a city person. I moved to New Hampshire when I was 14 months old. I have always felt that city life was taken away from me, which is why I was excited to move to Boston for college. [&hellip...

  • How to Choose the Right College Bank Account

    Jun 26, 2013 • Loretta Kay • Saving & SpendingRead More »
    How to Choose the Right College Bank Account

    In high school, I started my first checking account at a local bank. I received a debit card and, in my small town, it worked out well. However, after my first year in college, I have realized that it’s not a good college bank account and I’ve decided to switch. Here are a few things [&hellip...