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There’s no doubt about it, most college students hate group projects. Homework is tedious, but not terrible; studying for a test sucks, but it’s doable. But when your professor gives you a group project that’s worth 50 percent of your grade, all you can do is groan. Coordinating with group members can be a pain, you inevitably end up doing all the work and your fellow classmates just annoy you. Group projects are the worst. Most likely you’ll be assigned with a group project at least once during your college career. And while most students dread them, group projects don’t have to be the bane...
Chances are, you didn’t grow up wearing T-shirts and hats adorned with the mascot or logo of your local community college. Most people don’t grow up daydreaming about one day attending community college, but when the time comes to graduate, tons of collegiettes realize that it’s a better alternative for all kinds of reasons. If you had your heart set on your dream school and ended up in community college—or if you made the choice on your own from the get-go!—then you should read these reasons why community college is actually awesome.  1) Your wallet will be so much less empty  Whether they’...
Even as pre-collegiettes fantasizing about “the best four years of our lives,” we knew that not every class we signed up for would make our brains light up Jimmy-Neutron style. But we didn’t expect that some courses would be so mind-numbing their course goals should read: “To bore you out of your skull.” Oh, how we wish all of our classes were like these seven crazy ones, found at college campuses across the nation! Pop quiz: Are they A) unexpected, B) fascinating, C) super weird or D) all of the above? Let’s find out. 1. Food Science and Nutrition 201 – California Polytechnic State...