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College5 Residence Hall Theft Tips

Bicycle TheftTheft is a crime of opportunity. By leaving your dorm room doors and windows unlocked, a thief have the chance to steal anything!

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A Parent's Guide to the College Send-off

We've spoken to parents about how they dealt with sending their kids off for their first year of college. Here are their top tips:

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College Money Tips

Save money while at college with these quick budget-friendly tips!

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College Student's Emergency Information Sheet

Post the following information on a bulletin board, by the phone or another handy place in your dorm room/apartment. Make sure your roommates know about this sheet and its location in case of an emergency.

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Did I Make the Right Choice?

After freshman year, the expectation is for people to be completely settled in at their school with the best group of friends ever and to know exactly what degree they will graduate with. For many college students, this is not the case.

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Dorm Fire Safety Tips

There are over 2,000 residence hall fires each year, according to the National Fire Prevention Association. Here are five fire safety tips to help you get started on playing it safe.

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Exploring Your College Town

Get to know your new "home" with these tips!

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How to Be Safe and Smart When Studying Abroad

Here are some basic travel tips on how students can make their time abroad as memorable and stress-free as possible!

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Narrowing Your College Choices

Here are a few tips on how to narrow down from the 1,300 colleges & universities to a few schools that might be right for you.

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Questions to Ask When Choosing a College

Answering these questions may help you start thinking about the kind of school you'd like to attend. This is just a "starter list" — add or delete questions.

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Surviving the End of the Semester

Finals tend to be a stressful time for most students, but there are ways to relax during finals and still do well on them!

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Surviving the First Month of College

Written by a recent grad, here are the top 10 things you'll need to know to prepare for your first month of college.

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The College ApartmentDorm Starter List

If you're heading to college for the first time, there's a lot to bring. Here's the "Essentials" list (not in any particular order) from freshmen and parents who've done this before.

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The College Roommate Experience

College is a chance to meet new people — and one of them will probably be your new roommate.

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Top 10 Tips for Living with Roommates

Felix and Oscar. Joey and Chandler. Bert and Ernie. Sometimes roommate pairings are a match made in heaven; other times, they're a major disaster. Here are our top ten tips to help you communicate (and peacefully coexist) with your college roommate.

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Visiting a College Questions to Ask

Here is a "starter list" of questions to ask when you visit or talk with a college. Feel free to omit or add questions of your own to the list.

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Wallet Theft at College — What I Learned

School is about learning — and in this article, I'll share what I learned after having my wallet stolen!

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