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University of St. Thomas students hanging out in the Guinan Residence Hall Lobby in Houston Texas

5 Ways to Have a Successful College Experience

First of all, college life is all about gaining knowledge, in and out of the classroom. Your college experience is one of the most valuable opportunities you will ever have to discover the true you by sharpening your social and

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Spring Breaking You in to Houston

Spring break is (finally) around the corner. Though many of us look forward to destroying our sleep patterns and binge-watching whatever TV series is next on our Netflix queue, there are a few slightly more appealing activities to do give

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Questions to ask before applying to college

One time at a college fair, I asked a student who was looking at my table if she had any questions. She looked up at me and said she hasn’t given going to college much thought and didn’t know what

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Roommates in UST Guinan Hall

How to successfully live with a roommate

College brings us a set of new challenges: the freshman 15, learning study habits and much more. But, what about roommates? My first time living away from home was also the first time I ever had to share a room

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3 Things I Wish I Knew as a First Gen College Student

By Ronnie Piper However you decide to define first-generation college student, it pretty much fits me. My parents did not complete a bachelor’s degree, I was the first in my family to attend a four-year college, the first to attain

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