College Series

Tips from College Students

We all want to know what are the tips and tricks on how to survive college. My high teachers always told me that we can only have two of the following; sleep, good grades or a social life. I am a firm believer that if you know how to balance your time you can accomplish all of the three items I listed above. In this post, we will be getting tips from current college students. Hopefully, helps you and changes your mind for a good reason.

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College Series

5 Dorm Room Needs

When it comes to living in a dorm your first semester you never know what you’ll need, so you tend to other pack or forget the things you wouldn’t have thought you would need. I have talked about Dorm Room Essentials before which covers anything from room supplies to clothing. If you haven’t checked it out click here. I have listed 5 needs that will make moving in and living in your dorm easier.  (more…)

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College Series, Fashion

What to Wear During Sorority Rush 101

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I am counting down the day for Rush Week! I can’t wait to meet my potential sisters! It will be a week full of overwhelming feeling and information. You will be making a choice that will impact your college career, but it will be worth it. Not knowing what to wear will only add to the stress, so I am helping you out. Everything I have linked below is from a website called SheIn and EVERYTHING is UNDER $20. Can you believe that?! (more…)

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College Series, Lifestyle, School

College Student Discounts

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I am a huge fan of discounts. I mean who doesn’t love to save money while shopping. Going into college without depending on our parents can be challenging, especially when one is so used to getting everything. The harsh reality will eventually hit us like a ton of bricks. If you’re like me you’ll probably go into panic mode and overthink everything. I am here to tell you that can still afford to buy things for yourself at a college student budget; you just have to learn to manage your money better. NEVER spend more than you have.  (more…)

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College Series, Fashion, Random

Don’t Sweat It || OOTD

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It’s hard to think of school right now since most of us just barely got out for summer break, but I can assure you that it will fly by. One thing I am super excited about is that I can finally stock up on college shirts and sweatshirts. In case y’all hadn’t read my other blog post, I chose to attend Texas Tech University. It’s hard to believe that I only own TWO college tees (this sweatshirt and one that was given to me for free by the school), but I intend on changing that this summer. This adorable sweatshirt is from an Etsy shop called Letters By Alex! Use the code “SHELLY17” for 10% off. She has the cutest sweatshirts ever, AND they are super affordable even when you’re on a budget as a broke college student. (more…)

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Dorm Room Essentials

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Heading to college for the first time can be a very scary situation and exciting. You will be moving away from your family and friends, making your own choices, choosing your major, and finding your way around campus. As a freshman, there are lots of things that cause stress. You will be worrying about what to and not take to school with you. I have created a list that will cover all of your basic necessities. (more…)

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