Growing Up: Turning 21 and Other Reflections on a Quarter Life Crisis

According to many, I’ve crossed the final threshold into adulthood. On February 14, I turned 21. For many people this means trips to Vegas, wineries, and (if you live on Capitol Hill in Seattle) a “21 Run” which consists of a parade through a minimum of five bars the night of your birthday. For me,…

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Celiac University: Tips for Eating Gluten-Free on Campus

Living a gluten-free life is tough enough – no fluffy, flaky pastries, no thick pizza crusts, and definitely no sandwiches. But being gluten-free (or having any other dietary restrictions) on a university campus can be a whole new level of tough. When all of your friends are hungry from studying at 1:00 am and want…

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8 Ridiculous College Classes (…that we’d totally take!)

*BEEP* *BEEP* *BEEEEEEEEP* Ah… the charming chime of your 6am alarm clock, making sure you are on your way to first period, or your 7:30am chem class (what were you thinking in scheduling that!?). Perhaps your mornings would be a little less grouchy if you were on your way to study the science of Hogwarts…

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January’s Study Tip: How to Beat the Winter Quarter Blues

Winter is the cruelest of quarters. One day you’re making merry and ringing in the new year, the next you’re expected to have read all of your coursework and to bounce back to student life with the youth and agility of, well, a student…

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Quick Tips to Make It Through Your Fall Term Finals

1. Find an “Accountabilibuddy” If you’ve been reading eNotes study tips for a while now you’ll already know the importance of making flash cards and creating a study schedule in time for finals week, so here’s a new tip for you. Make a pact with a friend to be accountabilibuddies; you will agree to check…

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