Category Archives: Cornell University

10 Things Every Cornell Student Should Do Before Graduation


If you’re new to Cornell, you probably don’t know what to expect. Either way, college is the time to create memories that will last you a lifetime; you’re going to want to live it up and make the most of it! Luckily, there’s a lot to do near Cornell off-campus housing and the city of Ithaca to make your college years ones to remember.

Not sure where to start? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. We did a little research and settled on ten things that every Cornellian should do during their years at the University.

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The 5 Best Places To Grab A Coffee In Ithaca

Finding a good coffee place is key to making it through your next semester at Cornell. Whether you’re grabbing a cup to get you going in the morning, or you need some extra encouragement for an all-nighter, students at Cornell spend their fair share of time fully caffeinated.

While some of you are still missing the beloved Stella’s Cafe, there are plenty of other awesome cafes and coffee shops to check out near campus! If you’re in need of caffeine fix, these five coffee houses near Cornell off-campus housing have got you covered.

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The Top 5 Places To Take A Date Near Cornell

So you’ve landed yourself a date. Congratulations. But don’t think you’re in the clear just yet; planning the perfect day can be as nerve-racking as leaning in for that first kiss.

Luckily, Downtown Ithaca is full of places to go and things to do near Cornell that are sure to impress even those who play hardest to get. According to the internet, these five ideas practically guarantee a second date—that is, if you’re not like super awkward or whatever.

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9 Top Rated Ithaca Landlords – Cornell University Off-Campus Housing

Collegetown, Ithaca. (Flickr)

Perhaps this is your first year of college, and you chose to opt out of on-campus living. Or maybe you’re finally getting ready to leave your dinky dorm room behind! Whatever your situation may be, looking for Cornell off-campus housing can be as much of a pain as a pop quiz.

After an entire school year of guessing on your exams, let Rent College Pads take the guesswork out of where you’re going to live. We read through countless reviews and compiled a list of options students can’t stop raving about. Here are our top five picks for Cornell University and Ithaca landlords.

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The Top 5 Bars To Be A Regular At If You Attend Cornell

In the last five years, students in Ithaca have mourned the loss of more than a few tried and true Collegetown hangouts; Dunbar’s, Chapter House, and Pixel to name a few. With their brethren dropping like flies, a few local establishments have managed to weather the tests of time and stay afloat while the rest of the city runs dry—seriously, where did all the drinks go?

To keep you updated on what’s new, hip, and still in business, we put together a list of the top five bars you should frequent if you’re a student or live around Cornell off campus housing. This list serves as not only a testament to their popularity with Ithaca locals but also a well-deserved “Congratulations” for making it this far.

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