Coping while home away from home

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All joking (or not) aside, I miss my cat. And my dog. And my parents. Every day.

…and I’m a senior.

So it’s easy to understand that the transition from high school to college is exciting, but, nonetheless, comes with the baggage of homesickness, overwhelming anxiety and the perpetual need for a hot cup of herbal tea (or a cold beer).

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What sets you apart: Having the upper hand

What makes you so special as a student?

Is it your superb 4.0 GPA, your profound extra-curricular involvement or your simply altogether phenomenal communication skills? Yeah, that stuff’s all good and wonderful and all, but what sets you apart from the other uber-fantastic Renaissance men (and women) out there?

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Things you don’t realize you need… ’til you need them

I’ll tell you now- if there’s anything I’m good at, it’s forgetting things. From meetings to emails to clothes, I’ve pretty much experienced it all. That’s why I’ve decided to compile a list of necessities that, well, simply put, you don’t realize you need… ’til you need them.

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Sober & Uncensored: The Big Mamma’s Burrito

As my first post, I’d like to take things with a little levity in order to familiarize yourself with some of the culture of Athens, even if only about 20 minutes of our Saturday nights are spent waiting in that distressingly long line…

We all know the it’s (quite possibly) the best food ever when we’re out on the town on Saturday night, but have we ever taken a chance to look around (I know, at this point things might be a little blurry) and think: “What else does Big Mamma’s have to offer?”

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