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Diverse Identities Finding Space on Campus
Apr 8, 2019

If you are a person who holds a marginalized identity on a campus that has traditionally been predominantly white, it can sometimes take time to find your place when first arriving here.

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How the Office of Disability Resources Can Work For You
Apr 8, 2019

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 4 American adults are currently living with a disability, so it makes sense that Appalachian State University would have an entire office dedicated...

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Helpful Tips for Freshman Year
Apr 8, 2019

I am a freshman here at Appalachian State University and I am going to share a few things with you that have helped me academically this year. I went to a small high school in North Carolina and we never really had much homework so I was a little worried coming to college on what to expect.

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Freshman Move-In Day!
Sep 10, 2018

August 17, 2015 was the day I looked forward to for a whole year; I sat in my high school classroom dreaming about what my college dorm room would be like. I can remember constantly texting my college roommate to get ideas of colors, furniture and decorations to bring to make our room the best...

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Deciding Your Major
Sep 10, 2018

Deciding a major can be extremely overwhelming before coming to college. Your acceptance letters arrives, and the next thing you know, you are trying to map out the next four years of your life.

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App State Library
Sep 10, 2018

The library at Appalachian State University is an increible building for studying, designing, creating projects, recording audio and video, renting books and learning about the history of the university. For me, it is the best place to study on campus.

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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.

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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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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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