Top 10 Ways To Make The Most Of Your Senior Year

How To Make The Most Out Of Your Senior Year

Senior year of college will be the most fun, most stressful, most memorable year of school for some. It certainly felt like that way for me (aka a very recent, overly sentimental college grad). And if there’s any advice I’d give to new college seniors, it would be to make the most out your senior year because you only get to do it once!


Here’s 10 things you should do to ensure you’ll leave senior year with “no regrets”:

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Fall Fashion Finds For Under $50

Our style editor has been doing some serious hunting! And she’s found the best fall finds for under $50! But what exactly did she look for?

I went for my favorite brands and stores! Urban Outfitters, Nordstrom, boohoo, LookBook Store – just to name a few, then started searching! I love loose, comfortable pieces in colors that match the coziness of fall! Neutrals, maroons, blues and greens are great for fall time!

Look for sweaters and cardigans to match with your favorite pair of skinny jeans, or fun leggings to wear with boots and a long tee. The trick is to get creative with layering and go for simple, yet chic!

Here are some great finds I fell upon for Fall!

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What I Learned From Dorm Disasters

What I Learned From Dorm Disasters | SR Trends
This guest post was provided by Alyssa J Freitas

When you think of move in day you probably are expecting many different things; the
nerves when meeting your roommate, the fun of decorating your room, the excitement of
bonding with those on your floor. I had the same expectations but things went a little
differently for me.

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Networking: What It Really Means and How To Do It Right

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Network: As a college student, you hear this word all the time – from professors, advisers, parents, employers – it’s everywhere. It’s the “that’s hot” of the business world. But what exactly is networking and how should you go about it?

Networking is communicating and interacting with people to “exchange information and develop contacts, especially to further one’s career” according to Google. And Google’s right. We network to introduce ourselves to people who can introduce us to other people.

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Fall Fashion Trends: In Love with Layering

Fall Fashion: Layering How-To

Fall is about embracing the changing leaves and the excess seasonal coffee flavors. But you know what else we love about fall? The layering – and lots of it. We’ve got your guide to mixing and layering  your favorite fall patterns and textures to create a completely comfy, autumn-humming look!

First things fall… I mean first:

  1. Get the staples:

Loose, basic tees

Comfortable flannels and sweaters

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10 College Studying Don’ts

College Studying Don'ts

So there’s tons of articles out there telling you the right way to study. But what about the wrong way? What are some things you might be doing that are keeping you from the most productive studying session? We’ve got the 10 Studying Don’ts to make sure you get the most out of your studying do’s.

1.)  Don’t save it till the last minute – If you’re not one for a long, sit-down study sesh, try studying for an hour or two each day a week leading up to the test, so by the night before, you’re simply reviewing. Saving studying till the last day (or night) can lead to stress, lack of sleep and motivation and some unsatisfying grades.

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Dorm Room Hacks

Dorm Room Hacks

So there’s this wildly long list of things students aren’t allowed to have in their college dorm rooms. It’s safe to say that those lists are rarely abided by, but there is a list, nonetheless.

And though this so-called “list” may seem like a bunch of cockamamie, it in fact is created for the well-being of students living on campus.

For instance… Candles are usually prohibited in on-campus dorms. Seeing as most dorm window shades are old, dusty, and made of plastic, and fire in confined places with lots of cheap bedding can be a hazard, a candle-less dorm makes sense. Pets are also normally restricted in the dorms (other than fish, in most cases) – a bunch of college students in one area is already enough of a zoo.

A few other no-no’s for on-campus living

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