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  • Blog Post: Getting Involved Can Cost You

    A great way to meet people at college and to find a group of friends is by rushing a sorority or a fraternity. About 40% of American University's students go Greek. There are seven sororities for girls and nine fraternities for the guys, and it is obvious that they know how to have fun. One of my...
  • Blog Post: I am Not Alone

    As I entered my freshman year of college a month ago, I thought that I would be one of the only people on a strict budget, with very little money. I also thought that people would spend freely while at college. Boy was I wrong! Almost everyone at American University has limited amounts of money. While...
  • Blog Post: Eagle Bucks-Saving Money on Food

    When I get to campus in about a week, I will receive my student identification card. Now, this wouldn't be a big deal to most people, but to an American University student, this is their entire life. With my ID card, I get into my dorm, my room, the dining hall, and the athletic center; it also houses...
  • Blog Post: It's Okay To Be Scared

    After receiving my diploma on Friday, June 11 th at approximately 11:30 a.m., it finally hit me - I am really going to American University in Washington D.C. this fall. That makes me beyond excited. The idea of living in a city and being able to start over again is an opportunity that makes me jump out...
  • Blog Post: Nickeled and Dimed

    As I went to get the mail today, I saw an orange folder with an eagle on it. I instantly thought of American University, since their mascot is an eagle. Then, I read the title - Housing and Dining Programs . I became excited, wondering if my roommate information was inside the folder. Maybe it would...
  • Blog Post: Friendly Financial Advice

    It's almost hard to believe, but this past week I ended my collegiate career. I've learned that it is important to think ahead into the future, since time passes by at a faster rate the older we get. I'm sure I'm not alone as I constantly think of ways to save and earn extra money. For...
  • Blog Post: Do You Dine In or Out?

    Do you prefer dining in or out? This may depend on a number of different factors. You may choose one over the other because of convenience, cost, or your friends' preferences for their meals. I enjoy eating at home on certain occasions, as well as eating out at other times. Even though there is speculation...
  • Blog Post: Are You Goin' Green?

    "Goin' Green"; how familiar are you with this term? In the past few years more and more people are becoming aware of this idea and are focusing on "green" initiatives. Is it important? Definitely. Should you become involved in these initiatives? Definitely. Are you faced with...
  • Blog Post: How to Do More with Limited Time

    We need to face the facts. There are only 60 seconds in a minute, 60 minutes in an hour, 24 hours in a day, 7 days in a week, and 52 weeks in a year. I'll go ahead and break it down one step further, but will stop right after that since this is not my primary focus. As mentioned, there are 60 seconds...
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