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Flood Watch

A Flood Watch has been issued by the National Weather Service for Watauga County effective 1 pm Friday, December 14 until 6 pm Saturday, December 15. This includes Appalachian State University. Excessive rainfall combined with the current snow cover may lead to areas of flooding, especially along creeks and streams. Have multiple ways to receive watch/warning information. Have a plan to move away from rising water. Continue to monitor the National Weather Service or local media for the latest weather forecast.

Posted at 6:17pm on December 13, 2018 via Blackboard Connect.

Date Ideas in Boone
Dec 4, 2018

Boone, North Carolina, is a great place to go on fun outings with your significant other. There are tons of opportunities for dates in and around Boone, and utilizing the outdoors/mountains adds a lot of fun.

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Nail Your Job Interviews
Dec 3, 2018

I have had my share of good and bad interviews throughout my college career. For any job you want, whether it’s on campus, off campus, during the summer or postgraduate, college teaches you a lot about interviewers, even if you do not think so.

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Going to Class at Appalachian
Nov 28, 2018

When I was a first year student at Appalachian State University, the most common thing my parents told me to do was go to class. They repeatedly told me that if I didn’t go to all of my classes, my grades would suffer and I would have no idea what was going on.

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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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Change brings opportunities
Nov 9, 2017

Change. One word that dives deep and evokes our innermost thoughts and emotions. The idea of change and adjustment can be overwhelming and often consumes us with worry, insecurity and doubt. Before coming to college, I was terrified of change; I had adapted to a life in Charlotte, N.C.

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