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High School

Fall semester is quickly approaching, which means you’re probably thinking about the next part of your life and all of the new experiences lined up for you: living with a roommate, sharing a bathroom with strangers, meeting guys at parties and joining cool clubs. Oh yeah, and there’s also, um, college classes, aka the reason you (or your parents) are paying a truckload of money to be in college in the first place. You may have gotten away with slacking off once in a while in high school, but college classes are different —for example, if you fail a class, you’ll have to pay thousands of...
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Meeting your roommate for the first time can be a nerve-wracking experience. Having a random roommate invites the possibility of spending an entire year with someone who might be your new best friend or just someone who sleeps in the other bed. Luckily, HC is here to provide you with a few tips on getting to know your roomie before it’s time to move in! 1. Talk on the phone or Skype By talking on the phone, Skyping, or FaceTiming with your roommate, you’ll have the opportunity to get to know a few things about her before moving in. For Julia Flaherty, a senior at the University of Wisconsin-...
Ah, professors. You see them every day, even on the days you don’t want to. They can be funny or strict, boring or brilliant. Sometimes we forget they’re real people, and the fate of your grade is literally in their hands. Love them or hate them, we all have to have them. Any collegiette will tell you that a professor can either make or break your classroom experience. Luckily for you, there are dozens of websites designed to help you avoid Dr. Lectures-a-Lot so you can take Professor Total-Hottie. Based on real collegiettes’ advice, here’s your go-to guide to professor rating websites, how...