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Summer is drawing to a close, and for many pre-collegiettes the end is near. Not just the end of barbecues and summer jobs and lazy days at the pool, but—for girls who have just finished their summer after high school graduation—the end of life as they know it before college. The last week or two before move-in day and Welcome Week is unbelievably hectic for just about everyone. But as you pack boxes and make deposits and stroll through the aisles of Target, don’t forget to add one more item to your list: saying goodbye. While it’s tough to part with the friends and family you’ve known...
If you’re someone who spends the majority of her time with gay men, chances are at some point or another you’ve been called a fruit fly. But don’t fret, ladies; let that fruit flag fly and embrace your colorful lifestyle! Go out and paint the town rainbow. 1. You can name at least three contestants from RuPaul’s Drag Race. Because, let’s face it: it’s like America’s Next Top Model, but better! 2. You know all the gay drama happening on campus, even though it has no relevance to your life whatsoever. As if knowing that Julio is cheating on Brad with Marcus is somehow going to help you in...
Freshman year has come and gone, and for many, it's a whirlwind. As a newcomer to your campus, you met a lot of people quickly and probably made many fast friends. Whether you're content with your current acquaintances or you’re feeling as though you haven’t quite found your niche, now that you're adjusted to your college lifestyle, you're probably feeling ready to make a variety of new friends  and expand your social circle. This five-step guide shows you the most effective ways to make friends after freshman year using the social, professional, and academic opportunities you get in college...