You take trips to visit each other’s houses and get a glimpse of who they were pre-college. You do fashion shows for each other, modeling the clothes you bought after a Saturday afternoon spent at thrift stores. You flop onto each other’s beds to complain about the most minor inconveniences.
What dating in high school can teach you about dating in college and your future relationships.
Though I never watched any of his shows before, John Mulaney was comforting. He is charismatic and agreeable. Cackling under the rainbow lights strung around my dorm with my roommate was one of the first times I felt UNC was the right choice.
My Experience As An At-Home Freshman
The following January, I received my acceptance to UNC-Chapel Hill. Everything was falling into place, just like I promised my mom. Less than a week before my acceptance, the first case of the novel coronavirus was reported in the United States.
How Gen-Eds Trivialize Cultural Studies
Abundant are the questions of “how easy is this class?” thinly veiling the deeper, truer inquiry of “just how much can I ignore this class?” I know the people asking these questions have no ill intent, but whenever I come across them I cannot help but feel a twinge, actually maybe more than a twinge, of hurt.
Get a Roommate, You Won’t Regret It
If you are lucky enough to get close to your roommate, you will have someone to vent to and share secrets with. There will be sleepless nights, where instead of studying, you both decide to tell your life stories. You will learn so much about each other within the first month of living together that you would think you have known each other your whole lives.
For decades, psychology theorists have talked about the impact of interior design in homes have on emotional stability. The application of some simple interior design techniques will boost your mental well-being.
Being a college student in the current world is not an easy task. Balancing exams, papers, internships, mental health and a pandemic with no light at the end of the tunnel is exhausting. Let us not forget that we just witnessed one of the most crucial elections in American history. But being an international student – pandemic or not – brings a unique set of challenges.
I had been engaged for almost three months when I went back to school in the fall. The excitement, while still present, turned into something less blissful upon my return to UNC-Chapel Hill. For me, not much had changed. I didn’t really feel different, yet one simple piece of jewelry on my finger seemed to suddenly change how people looked at me.