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Should you get a pet in college?
Nov 13, 2017

Being in college gives you a lot of independence that many college students seize as soon as they can. They stay out all night, eat what they want, and never clean their room; all things your parents would normally be enforcing are now up to that individual.

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Tips for living with roommates
Nov 13, 2017

Going from living at home to living in a new town with new people can be challenging and difficult at any stage in life. However, upon entering college, students must choose or meet new roommate(s).

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Soccer club
Nov 13, 2017

Coming from El Salvador, futbol (soccer) is passion for everyone. You support your team until the last minute, and going to the stadium to see your team every Sunday is a tradition.

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Why I prefer living on campus
Oct 23, 2017

Appalachian State provides an awesome opportunity for students living on campus. I transferred in as a junior and lived on campus for my last two years of college. I’m glad I made that decision because it forced me to be more engaged with on-campus activities and to meet more people.

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Best hiking spots
Oct 23, 2017

Being in Boone has been the amazing because every weekend I get to go on a new adventure! I have always loved hiking, and would frequently visit many places around Charlotte  such as Stone Mountain.

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Peak season in Boone
Oct 23, 2017

Peak season: when Boone steals the spotlight and takes everyone’s breath away.

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Service learning experience in Nicaragua
Oct 17, 2017

I had the opportunity to be a participant of a service learning experience with the ACT office (Appalachian & the Community Together) this past spring break.

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Football season at App
Oct 17, 2017

Ah, fall. The air is crisp, the temperatures have dropped, and all things pumpkin flavored are being devoured. And with the start of cooler weather comes a Mountaineer fan favorite: football season.

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7 things you need for a Boone winter
Oct 17, 2017

If I had a dollar for every time someone asked me how I survived the winters in Boone, I would be one wealthy girl.

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Hug a senior
Oct 17, 2017

Being a senior is an extremely weird and semi overwhelming time. On one hand, you’re really excited to be graduating and getting out into the real world, but also at the same time completely terrified to not be a student anymore.

Creating a LinkedIn profile
Oct 17, 2017

LinkedIn is an incredible resource that every college student should be utilizing while enrolled in university and after graduation.

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My (amazing) experience as a transfer student
Oct 13, 2017

During the summer of 2016, I had just received an associate's degree from my community college where I created many friendships. I then was thrown into a world of uncertainty with no familiar faces when I transferred.

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A further look into Boone restaurants
Oct 13, 2017

I’m going to get real with you about one of the most important things you need to know about Boone and what it has to offer: the food.  A meal can create an entire set of memories, whether you’re out with friends, your family or a significant other.

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