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Philanthropy in Appalachian Sororities
Oct 3, 2018

When I first moved in at Appalachian State University, I knew I wanted to join Greek Life. I did not know many people at Appalachian and that’s why I went through recruitment. Once I was in recruitment, I learned about all the volunteer opportunities that came with being in a sorority.

Preparing for College
Oct 3, 2018

When I first received my acceptance letter from Appalachian State University I was overwhelmed with so many emotions. I was happy, excited and felt accomplished, but I also felt anxious and very nervous. I have always been a homebody.

Living On or Off Campus
Oct 3, 2018

College is not only the place where you get a higher education to better yourself and have better future, it is where you start making big life decisions by yourself. One of those major decisions will be have to be taken after your freshman year.

Alternate Service Experiences at Appalachian
Sep 10, 2018

Appalachian State University puts an emphasis on the importance of students getting involved in their community and making a difference in the place that we live. Students at Appalachian learn about the Boone community through their involvement on campus and even during classes.

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 I met my roommate
Apr 3, 2018

So, you have received your acceptance letter for Appalachian State, now what? You have begun to think of the countless things you need to accomplish from now until you arrive for Welcome Weekend. I’m sure one of your top concerns is going to be who your roommate is going to be.

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Graduating
Apr 3, 2018

Graduation is right around the corner and with that comes a lot of stress for the graduates. Many of us have worked four years or more to get to this point. We hoped and prayed we would get to this point, but, now that it is here, many are probably wishing it was not coming to an end.

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5 things I wish I knew before coming to App
Apr 3, 2018

Starting college is a big change; coming from a different city and being brand new to everything can be overwhelming! Whether you are an incoming freshman or transfer student, these things are things wish I knew before coming to college:

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Boone town
Apr 3, 2018

When many people think of Appalachian State University, they think of the mountainous regions and the green landscapes. In addition, most people envision Appalachian State University nestled between the mountains.

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Sorority life at Appalachian
Apr 3, 2018

Sorority life on Appalachian State’s campus is very different than on any other college campus.  Appalachian State has 10 active chapters, and, in the near future, we hope to see this number continue to increase.

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The coffee craving
Mar 12, 2018

If you have not already developed a craving for coffee by the time you arrive at Appalachian State, it is likely you will very soon. The fast-paced lifestyle of college encourages indulging yourself with caffeine because you are constantly on the move.

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