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I stepped foot on Indiana University’s campus in the fall of 2011 a shy, intimidated and wide-eyed 18-year old. I ventured away from my hometown of St. Louis, and I knew exactly two people on campus....
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Get to know Canvas by Laura Reed
IU's online learning environment, Oncourse, is on its way out. It might, in fact, be gone by the time this post is published. Canvas is already here! First, if you've used Oncourse in the past and have...
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Affording your four years at IU: Tip #1 by Samantha Stutsman
College is expensive. From tuition to housing to meal plans, the costs just keep racking up. After spending four years at IU, I've learned a few things about getting the most for your money and saving...
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Your freshman year guide to Kelley by Clara Chen
Hello biz kids!!! Whether you're a direct or standard admit, reluctant business major by parental force or a future School of Business celebrity, welcome to the Kelley life! Hodge Hall aka your...
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Scored: my dining hall experience
The downright, no fluff, straight truth about my freshman year dining hall experience. Keep in mind I lived in McNutt and scores are based on food quality and accessibility. Gresham Food Court (Northwest)  Oh Gresh…let it be known that the only thing...
Living Life in the Front Row
How do you live life in the Front Row? This was the question asked by Independent Council (IC) at our second annual Front Row Foundation Benefit...
Is Going Greek Right For You? - Responsibilities of Joining a Sorority
College is full of unfamiliar territory. You find yourself confronted with choosing a perfect major, making new friends and growing as an adult. Exploring what IU’s campus has to offer is a fantastic...

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College Advice from a Recent Graduate
I stepped foot on Indiana University’s campus in the fall of 2011 a shy, intimidated and wide-eyed 18-year old. I ventured away from my hometown of St. Louis, and I knew exactly two people on campus. My best friend and twin brother were all the way in Colorado. At times, I felt lonely, lost and...
Get to know Canvas
IU's online learning environment, Oncourse, is on its way out. It might, in fact, be gone by the time this post is published. Canvas is already here! First, if you've used Oncourse in the past and have files stored in the Resources area, read this IU Knowledge Base document to find out how to move...
Making the Most of My Senior Year: My Promise
This is officially the first week of my senior year and this past month I have excessively thought about how I wanted to make it the best year I have ever had in Bloomington. Many of my friends, that are now Alumni of this great university, have told me how they felt like their senior year was the...
4 songs that will make you proud (& pumped) to be a Hoosier
As Stevie Wonder once said, "Music is a world within itself, with a language we all understand." Music brings people together and expresses things that sometimes, words just can't. Since I've been listening to my collection of songs endlessly this Summer (I absolutely love music and have to have...
The What's and Why's of Schools App
Of all the emails you receive as an incoming freshman to IU, one you should pay close attention to is the link to the mysterious “private community”. With all the other forms, links, and things you need to do before college, why is this one so important? The "private community" is a social media...

 

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The What's and Why's of Schools App
Of all the emails you receive as an incoming freshman to IU, one you should pay close attention to is the link to the mysterious “private community”. With all the other...
Affording your four years at IU: Tip #3
I graduated from college debt free thanks to my parents. They opened a 529 plan for me when I was just a little girl. Bonds were bought in preparation of my four years,...
What if my roommate isn't my best friend?
I was coming into IU from out of state, with no possibility of weekend trips home, no preparation for the unpredictable Indiana weather and no friends. So I felt...
So you're thinking about living in the KLLC...
The Kelley Living Learning Center, or KLLC for short. No, we're not all business nerds (at least not completely). The KLLC is located on the north side of McNutt, it's...
Being a Hoosier: Is IU the right place for you?
I've talked a lot about all of the important decisions that you'll make once you're in college, but I realized that I neglected to talk about the biggest decision of all:...
The Downright Truth About College
College is hard, its like a non stop roller coaster --- there are the ups and downs, even times when you feel a bit sick to your stomach. College students are some of the...
Your freshman year guide to Kelley
Hello biz kids!!! Whether you're a direct or standard admit, reluctant business major by parental force or a future School of Business celebrity, welcome to the Kelley...
A letter to incoming freshman: all about orientation, move-in day, etc.
To those of you who will be joining the Hoosier family very soon, I have a few (okay, more than a few) words of advice for you. Live in the moment You've either graduated...
The Scoop on New Student Orientation at IU
So now that you've been accepted to one of the best universities out there ( CONGRATULATIONS!!), and you've probably finished your housing applications, the next thing on...
Being a Hoosier: Is IU the right place for you?
I've talked a lot about all of the important decisions that you'll make once you're in college, but I realized that I neglected to talk about the biggest decision of all:...
So your mom's coming to visit: what to do?
My mother came to visit me for the first time and I really wanted to show her the best of Bloomington. She was only here for a weekend, and I wanted to make the most out...
Btown Summer Hot Spots: Griffy Lake
If you're in Bloomington for the summer, or even at the beginning or end of the school year, there are a million different things you can do in the hot weather. I'm just...