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Why Boone weather is something to be excited about
Apr 3, 2018

When I tell people I am a student at Appalachian State, one of the first things they usually say is, “How can you stand the cold weather?” Appalachian State is often associated with cold weather because of our location in the mountains.

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My freshman roommate experience
Apr 3, 2018

Coming to college was scary for multiple reasons: a new town, new friends and a roommate. Coming to college not knowing anyone was scary enough, but imaging living in a room with someone new terrified me.

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Study abroad opportunities
Apr 3, 2018

As many of you may know, Appalachian State offers a wide variety of opportunities to study abroad. Everyone should have the option to broaden their horizons and perspectives and be able to travel when they are young.

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How to fight cold and flu season
Mar 12, 2018

Being a college student can be a very stressful time, especially around midterms and finals. With stress, you can become run down and have no time for self care. In turn, this can lead to getting sick and missing class.

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My top 5 favorite things about Boone
Mar 12, 2018

There are countless things about the town of Boone that makes it so great. Like other college towns, Boone is home to many chains and other businesses that appeal to college students. However, Boone has many local businesses unique to the region which give it character and appeal to tourists....

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Best study spots in Boone
Mar 12, 2018

Boone is a great place to live, but we all know during finals season can be tough. One thing that always help me get out of my exam funk is studying in a spot I enjoy being in. Here are some of my favorite study spots both on-campus and around town.

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How I became a business major
Mar 12, 2018

When I came to App State, I thought I wanted to be a nursing major and help others in the hospital. I thought this was something I was passionate about. As I started taking different courses, I realized nursing was not for me.

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On-campus events
Mar 12, 2018

There are so many things to do in the town of Boone as you will realize soon after moving up the mountain, but what is on campus for you to do? As you would assume there are many resources that will provide you with entertainment throughout the year.

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Living on campus
Mar 8, 2018

Living on campus at Appalachian is an awesome experience that makes you feel much more connected to campus and the student community. When you live in one of the residence halls, you have to opportunity to live amongst other students and become part of the the Appalachian community.

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Intramural soccer
Mar 8, 2018

Being a college student and finding time to exercise can be really difficult. All the homework, studying and other priorities make it hard to find time to go to the gym. One of the best ways I stay in shape is being a part of intramural soccer.

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Game days
Mar 8, 2018

Ever since I can remember, sports have been a huge part of my life. From cheering on my high school team to cheering on the Carolina Panthers, being under stadium lights feels like home. With that being said, when I started applying to schools, football played a big role in my decisions.

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Career Fest and Business Connections
Mar 8, 2018

Appalachian State’s campus provides numerous resources and opportunities for students to engage in professional development by gaining internships and job opportunities.

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Managing stress in college
Mar 8, 2018

When I was in high school, stress was something I was used to dealing with. Whether it was with work, school or balancing the two of them, I thought I was pretty good at handling my commitments and stress levels.

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