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{Actually, it was never written, but that didn’t go with the alliteration. Please pardon me. ;) } . . . So I originally typed all of this to go in my “Three Years Later” post that will be published Thursday (a reflection upon this school year). But my Pageant reflections ended up way too long so figured I should just dedicate an entire post to my Pageant experience. Thus this post. So here we go…     Sometime during the more »

two years later

Two years ago I embarked on my journey through college. It seems odd for me to think about how I’m halfway done, and my university days are nearly over. That means I’m growing up… and I don’t feel old enough to be a grown up yet. Thinking back to move-in day, I remember how scared and nervous I felt as a freshman. I was terrified, and my university was only a 20 minute drive from home. I was scared that more »

How to build a solid christian community in college // Coffee With Desirae

The following is a guest post by Desirae of thefullestlifeblog.com I’m a teacher and a grad student, but six short years ago, I was a freshman in college. Six years go extremely fast, and so did the four that I was in college. Some days I miss college. I “loved” college, but not for the reasons that many do. I loved college because the community that I experienced there was the most unique community that I will probably ever experience. more »

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What if I told you there is a way you could quickly turn a set of notecards into a customized practice test? Or that you could use those terms to play a game against fellow classmates… when you are miles apart from each other? Well, with Quizlet you can do all that and more! Quizlet is a fantastic, versitile study tool that allows you to create “study sets” of terms and definitions and then study them like note cards. Quizlet more »

Last Minute Gift Solutions

Christmas is quickly approaching! I don’t know about you, but I only have two weeks left until Christmas break. TWO. Those two weeks are full of projects, tests, presentations, stress… and final. The end of a semester can get pretty crazy, and last minute Christmas shopping on top of finals only adds to the crazy. While at college you’re always meeting new people and making new friends. Even if you haven’t known your new friends for very long and thus more »