Saturday, August 22, 2015

College Freshman Survival Guide


Freshman year of college was a blast for me, and now going into my senior year, I find myself reminiscing about it all the time. I like to think I was pretty spot on with your typical college freshman; I was excited to be on my own, do big kid things, and try going to parties, but I was nervous about how my classes would go, making friends, and... going to parties.  You're in a new atmosphere, surrounded by new people, doing new things, and everything is just...well new. There are things you've heard about and want to try, but are afraid to. There are things you have to do, but are really dreading. Don't sweat it, I'll give you a run down of what to expect, and what to do!

Friday, August 14, 2015

Types of Neighbors


In the 4 summers (and school years and blah blah blah) that I've lived on my own, I've lived in an apartment complex, a house that was split into two apartments and a studio, and a duplex. Add to the fact that I've also lived in two extremely different locations (New England and North Carolina) and it's safe to say I've had every type of neighbor there is... well except for the one that breaks into your house and kills you. Gulp. I kid, I kid. Anyhow, here are some types of neighbors you'll find out there: