Monthly Archives: November 2019

The 5 Worst Parts of Thanksgiving Break

For the naive freshmen, Thanksgiving break is thought to be a time to enjoy family, catch up with old friends, and enjoy some tasty food. And the idea of a long break from school to binge on Disney+ and take frequent naps sounds like a treat.

But to the experienced upperclassmen, we know what Thanksgiving break really is … a trap.

Don’t believe us? Here are 5 reasons that Thanksgiving break is the actual worst.

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UIUC’s Campustown: A Student Development Success

Champaign, IL Campustown development

The University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign’s 2023 class pushed university enrollment over 50,000 students for the first time in school history. It’s an exciting time for the state of Illinois’ flagship university. But if you’re a current student, such growth means something else: finding a place to live becomes harder. Competition is more intense and while new apartments have popped up around campus year after year recently, it’s still going to be tougher this year to find a place that’s near campus and everything you want.  Continue reading

University Hill in Syracuse: A Hill of a Good Time (We’re Not Sorry)

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Perhaps you’re a first-time renter or maybe this isn’t your first rodeo living off-campus in Syracuse. Regardless, students can agree that choosing where you’re going to live plays a huge part in the whole college experience – so finding housing in University Hill is not a bad idea. With so many options, you’re going to want to find that perfect place you’ve always dreamt of.

In University Hill, you’ll find an area just minutes from campus, with some of the best dining options, parks, entertainment in Syracuse. That’s what makes the University Hill neighborhood a top choice for thousands of Syracuse students each year. Continue reading

Uptown in Oxford – The Best Place to Be in One of the Best College Towns

"Uptown" Oxford

Congrats, Miami University student – you’re either moving to or already living in Oxford, Ohio. It’s a great college town which was once voted the best in the country by Forbes. But you’ve got some things to learn about it if you’re not there yet or new to the area. Becoming familiar with the different neighborhoods in Oxford will help to determine where you want to spend your years college living off-campus. Loaded with houses, apartments, dining, nightlife and entertainment, Uptown is an Oxford student hub. While there are other neighborhoods in Oxford, a great majority of students do choose to live in Uptown. Interested in living off-campus near Miami University in Uptown? Check out Uptown rentals in Oxford here Continue reading

Downtown State College

"For everything you have missed, you have gained something else, and for everything you gain, you lose something else.”

You only go to college once (generally speaking). So why not make the most of it? 

Where you choose to live around Penn State can play a huge part in your whole college experience, so becoming familiar with the different neighborhoods in State College will help to determine where you want to spend your next few years living off-campus as a Penn State student. Looking to “have it all”? Then choosing to live in the downtown State College area is definitely the right fit for you. Jam packed with shops, restaurants, bars, and you won’t need to travel far to run your everyday errands or enjoy time out on the town. Check out downtown State College rentals near Penn State here. Continue reading

Collegetown at Cornell

Collegetown Bagels

Becoming familiar with the different neighborhoods in Ithaca will help to determine where you want to spend your years college living off-campus. If you’re a Cornell student living off-campus in Ithaca, you’ve probably heard of the desiable student hub, Collegetown! Packed with houses, apartments, dining, nightlife and entertainment, this is the Ithaca student mecca. While there are several other neighborhoods in Ithaca, the majority of students do choose to reside in Collegetown. Interested in living off-campus near Cornell in Collegetown? Check out Collegetown rentals in Ithaca here Continue reading

Living in West Ames

Becoming familiar with the different neighborhoods in Ames will help to determine which neighborhood will be the best fit for you throughout your college years. If you’re familiar with the city of Ames, you’ve probably heard of Campustown-the mix-use area of Ames located just south of the ISU campus filled with housing, entertainment, nightlife and dining options. While a lot of Iowa State students do choose to reside in Campustown, West Ames has grown to house more and more ISU students each year. Interested in living off-campus in West Ames? Check out West Ames rentals here.
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5 Simple Ways To Reduce Stress

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If you’re not stressed out about something, are you even in college? Stress is a natural part of life – a little stress can be helpful when it comes to kicking yourself into high gear to complete a big project or paper. Too much stress can overwhelm though, preventing you from focusing on getting one task done because you’re too worried you won’t get anything done. 

But there’s good news – there’s a lot you can do that will cut down your stress levels! If you integrate a few of the tips below, you’re sure to reduce your stress almost instantly.
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