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How to Make Friends After IU by Samantha Felix
Making friends the adult way can be really difficult. When you’re in college, making friends is simple. You’re automatically thrown into the same new situation as thousands of your peers, which makes...
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10 Tips For Your First Home Away From Home by Miller Susens
For the first time in the 20 years I have been on this earth, I am officially living on my own.I decided to live in the Bloom over the summer to take some classes and get ahead in my degree, but this...
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How to Make Friends After IU by Samantha Felix
Making friends the adult way can be really difficult. When you’re in college, making friends is simple. You’re automatically thrown into the same new situation as thousands of your peers, which makes...
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8 Things I Learned Working in the Campus Parking Garages
1) It is a blessing to find a college job where you are able to do homework on the clock. In the garages, if I’m not helping a customer, I can spend my time how I’d like. And while I may give in occasionally (or very often) to watching Netflix, I am...
5 Reasons to Get Excited for IU Day!
(Editor's Note: The first annual IU Day is next Tuesday, April 12. IU Day is "an online, worldwide celebration of Indiana University.") 1. Win a free...
Adjustment: The Ultimate College Challenge
The minivan is all gassed up, all the bags and boxes are in the back, and off to college you go.   It's the moment you've been waiting for since you could remember.  FREEDOM.  NO RULES.  NO...

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How to Make Friends After IU
Making friends the adult way can be really difficult. When you’re in college, making friends is simple. You’re automatically thrown into the same new situation as thousands of your peers, which makes connecting easier. Not to mention, the university practically assigns you a new best friend by...
10 Tips For Your First Home Away From Home
For the first time in the 20 years I have been on this earth, I am officially living on my own. I decided to live in the Bloom over the summer to take some classes and get ahead in my degree, but this also served as a way for me to learn how to be by myself and navigate a different city as an adult,...
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  You may have heard that IU's contract with lynda.com ends on June 30th. If you really can't do without lynda, you can read about other ways to access the service by visiting the 'Ways to still access lynda' page. For those interested in other options available to the IU community, read on. Learn...
Myths About Taking Online Courses
Summer is finally here, which, for some of us, means a whole lot of sun and relaxation. (Please enjoy the Rocket Power reference.) But, for some of us, we have resorted to taking courses over the summer, bettering our education and getting ahead. Also, I don't like Gen Eds. So, naturally, I'd like...
What I Wish I Had Known About Financial Aid
Ok, I know this topic isn’t exciting and that is exactly why I decided it was the best topic to write about. Do you know about what our school has to offer for financial aid? Do you know what options are available? I sure didn’t and, if I could go back, I would tell my little freshman self to start...

 

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10 Tips For Your First Home Away From Home
For the first time in the 20 years I have been on this earth, I am officially living on my own. I decided to live in the Bloom over the summer to take some classes and...
What I Wish I Had Known About Financial Aid
Ok, I know this topic isn’t exciting and that is exactly why I decided it was the best topic to write about. Do you know about what our school has to offer for financial...
Getting Ready for School: What to Do in the Summer Preceding Freshman Year?
Time flies, and it’s time to think about summer plans again! What do you have planned for your last summer before college? Are you excited for an adventure, but are not...
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...
Best things to do in Bloomington!
Don’t think that just because Bloomington is a small town there isn’t much to do. In fact, it is the contrary. Here are some of my favorite spots to go: Indiana...
An Ode to TGI Fridays, You Will Be Missed
You stroll into TGI Fridays that's attached to College Mall and are anxiously awaiting your boneless wings. Once you sit down, your waitress informs you that they are out...
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:...