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A Resident’s Take on the Packing List

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We all know that when you are preparing to move off to college, you need to plan it out and ensure you have everything you might need. After all, you won’t be at home anymore, so every little convenient thing a household might have will no longer be as readily available as it once was. […]

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A Letter to a Future Resident

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During my time on campus, I have lived in both Heritage Commons and on lower campus with both first-year and upper-division students. With nearly two years under my belt, here is my best advice for future residents as they prepare to start their college journey.    Dear Future Resident, Living on campus has made my […]

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The Hidden Gems Across Campus

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On a campus as large as the University of Utah, there is so much to discover. Here are just a few of the amazing resources we have on campus a the U that can help you as you work through your Utah career.   University Writing Center The writing center is here to help students […]

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10 Tips for Packing and Moving

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As students are moving home in response to COVID-19, we thought it might be a good idea to share some packing tips with you. I am a notoriously good packer, so I’ll share some personal tips as well as some from online resources. Organizing helps me feel like I have some control over my life […]

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On-campus Living—All About Community

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“Oh no!” was Maria’s reaction when asked about her first day on campus. “I moved in early for Swoop Camp, and move-in day was on my birthday… so here I was, with this birthday cake my parents bought for me to share, and nobody to share my cake with!” Maria is a senior who has […]

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Eight Home Study Tips

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It can be difficult to study at home, especially with all of the distractions that may arise. These are eight of the best tips to help you effectively study at home! 1. Don’t study where your sleep! Your body recognizes where you are supposed to sleep and that means you get more sleepy when you […]

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Five Self-care Tips

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We are going through a super stressful time right now, and many of us may feel like our lives are chaos. Between online classes, moving home and losing work, we all need some sense of structure in our lives.  Here are five isolation self-care tips Make a regular sleep schedule.  College students need between six […]

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Live on Campus in 2020! Here’s Why

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“I drove in a very packed car with my parents to my residence hall and hauled all of my things in red carts in the elevator. I walked in and was immediately greeted with friendly faces. We all helped each other with moving stuff in and getting settled.” Julianne is a second-year nursing student originally […]

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