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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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Transfer Facebook group
Mar 8, 2018

After I decided to come to Appalachain, I was invited to join a group on Facebook (Appalachian State Transfers) specifically for transfer students.

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Scenic attractions in Boone
Mar 7, 2018

As many of you may already know, Boone is known for many scenic attractions such as the Appalachian Trail, beautiful overlooks on the Blue Ridge Parkway and many other hiking opportunities throughout the area.

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College of Business
Mar 7, 2018

Appalachian State is well known for the Walker College of Business. The college offers over 10 different majors ranging from the following: supply chain management, marketing, management, computer information systems and many more.

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3 ways to be a good roommate
Mar 7, 2018

No two roommates will ever be the same, and often in college the biggest hassle is dealing with roommates. I have found in my college experience that the best practice with roomates is to lead by example and treat your roomates the way you want to be treated.

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My journey of becoming a college dog mom
Mar 7, 2018

“Do you know how much dogs cost? How are you gonna pay for that? Do you know how much attention dogs need?“ These are just some of the many questions along with confused looks I got when I was adopting my dog.

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Avoiding pre-test stress
Mar 7, 2018

It is about that time of the year again; everyone is settled into their class schedules, the workload has begun to pick up and the first round of exams is right around the corner.

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Reaching my dream at App State
Mar 7, 2018

Ever since move-in day freshman year, I have been welcomed by Appalachian State with open arms. Aside from the beautiful views and adventurous atmosphere, the Appalachian faculty and staff has been more than helpful with every aspect of my educational career.

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History department at Appalachian
Mar 7, 2018

As a history education major at Appalachian State, I spend a lot of time in the history department located in Belk Hall. The department is full of extremely qualified and knowledgeable professors who instruct a variety of courses Appalachian offers.

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Working out on campus
Feb 22, 2018

Coming to college, it is really difficult to find a balance where you can maintain a healthy lifestyle. Fortunately, Food Services offers many balanced meal options in all of the dining halls on campus.

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It's OK to not know
Feb 22, 2018

“What do you want to do after graduating?”: the daunting question college students are asked on a regular basis. We often are under the impression that we need to have it all together; however, it is okay to not know what your plans are going to be post graduation.

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