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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.

Places to eat: Macado’s
Mar 12, 2018

Macado’s is a great and affordable restaurant offering a wide range of food including: sandwiches, wings, and other entrees.

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Climb on
Mar 12, 2018

During my time at Appalachian State, I have adopted several hobbies and interests in areas I could have never foreseen before coming to school here. One of my new hobbies tends to come with a terrifying yet exhilarating sensation: rock climbing.

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Networking in college
Mar 12, 2018

Tips on making connections and building an awesome social circle

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5 tips for finals week
Mar 12, 2018

The week all college students dread is finally upon us: finals week! Finals week is the week where all your classes have ended, and you have to learn a whole semester worth of material in 2-3 days before you have to regurgitate it back onto paper in test form.

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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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