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Should I Bring My Car To College?

Monday, January 24, 2022
Bringing a car to campus can be seen as a lifesaver or as a hassle. So how do you make the decision whether to bring your car with you or not? Well, let’s weigh the pros and cons: Pros: Freedom Of course, having a car means you do not have to stay within walking distance of where you live or where city transport can take you. Bringing your car to campus means you can go ...

How I’m Preparing for Second Semester

Monday, January 24, 2022
With semester one officially in my rearview mirror, I wanted to come into the new year with lessons I learned in the first semester in mind. The first semester felt like a college trial run; I was experimenting with my time, not taking things as seriously as I should, and I just felt tired all the time. This semester, I want things to be different.  The first thing I wanted to do was give myself ...

The Top 5 BEST Places in Iowa City

Monday, January 24, 2022
When I was still deciding on where I wanted to go to college, I decided to take a tour of UIowa. While I’d always liked Iowa, I had never seen the campus, so I didn’t have a very good understanding of what school would be like there. After visiting, however, I realized that part of what makes the University of Iowa so great is Iowa City itself. Iowa City consistently ranks as one of the ...

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