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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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The importance of attending Club Expo
Feb 22, 2018

College serves as a time where students are able to explore new passions; it is the time for students to expand their comfort zones and develop skills that will contribute to their success after graduation.

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Three apps every college student needs
Feb 22, 2018

College students need a lot of things; arguably, one of the most important items is our phones. I once read that the technology on our phones currently is so good that one modern phone would have been able to launch the first NASA rocket to the moon and back.

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The Humane Society
Feb 8, 2018

Adopt, don’t shop! The Watauga Humane Society is located on 312 Paws Way, Boone NC 28607.

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Budgeting in college
Feb 8, 2018

As a finance major, one of my top priorities is to be good at managing my money. For some of us, college is the first time we are  living by ourselves, and it can be really hard to manage the money we have.

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Developing the professional collegiate mindset
Feb 8, 2018

It has finally hit me, just like it’s going to hit you. This summer, I’ll either be employed and beginning an exciting new chapter of my life, or I’ll be living with my parents still trying to figure out my career path.

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Staying active at Appalachian
Feb 8, 2018

Let me start by saying, staying active is NOT an issue on Appalachian State University’s campus.  With the hills from building to building and the long walk from Walker Hall to Sanford Mall, you will stay active without even trying.

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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 chose Appalachian
Nov 9, 2017

This is my first semester at App, and I've honestly never been happier with the decision I made in March to attend! Half-way through the fall semester at my previous school, I decided that a business major was just something I did not want to pursue anymore.

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