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Miami University: A Day in the Life of a Music Major

It’s been a Tuesday. In one of my many conversations with my high school band director, he warned me that as a music education major I would have a much heavier course load than a lot of my friends. When I scheduled my classes at

When Your Plans Crash and Burn

Hey Everyone! So for my first vlog, I’m tackling something that has been a huge obstacle for me recently. For the sake of posting, I had to split the video into two parts, but I actually think it works better that way. And please ignore

Feature Week – Purdue University: Rutva Shah

I quietly trudged back into my room for the night, hoping I wouldn’t wake up my roommate. Pretty much every day this week I stayed up past 2 a.m. and was up by 8:30 a.m. Anyone who knows me personally can attest that I sleep

Overwhelmed: My First Week at IUPUI

By the time we pulled into my new apartment, less than a half mile from campus, the storm outside had gone from annoying to dangerous. The horrid weather, terrible traffic, and unplanned stops had turned a 2 hour car trip to Indianapolis into a 5+

My College Visit Experiences

Visiting different universities is a great way to learn more about what being a student there would be like, but it can be intimidating. I visited 3 schools before making my final decision, and they were all helpful for different reasons. Hopefully my experiences will

Ruth: A Quick Introduction About Me

Hi ya’ll!  I’m Ruth and if you’re reading this then you’re probably searching for advice about college.  Well, I was once in the same position, except the latter years of my high school career were probably a tad different than the normal high schooler. Like

Living Off-Campus: Finding an Apartment

Are you planning on living off-campus in college, but you aren’t commuting from home? Chances are you’re going to have to find an apartment. Here are some tips on how to save some time (and some stress!) when trying to find your first apartment. When

The Cost of College & How to Cover It

Let’s talk about the most exciting part of college… paying for it!! Really though, I find the reality of the many complicated college expenses absolutely terrifying. My parents both went to college and then graduate school, so student loans are no stranger to my family.

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