Student Life – The University Network We help students save! Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:27:25 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Student Life – The University Network 32 32 7 Benefits of Joining Your Campus Newspaper Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:53:05 +0000 Are you looking to get involved on campus? Do you enjoy current events? Do you have a passion for writing? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, your campus newspaper is the perfect organization for you to join. There are many benefits of writing for your campus newspaper. Listed below are a few of them! 1. Meeting new people If you join your campus newspaper, you will probably spend a lot of your time there, which is the perfect opportunity for you to meet people and make new friends. The other students in the organization are likely there ]]> Five Ways to Better Yourself and Your Career Over Summer Break Fri, 24 Mar 2017 21:04:40 +0000 Sadly, summer break for most college students can’t mimic the party atmosphere of “American Pie,” but that doesn’t mean you have to spend summer waiting for the next school year to start. Summer break can be a great opportunity to better yourself and take time away from daily college routine. Here are five ways to make the summer of 2017 the most fun and rewarding one yet. 1. Study Abroad Most college students take the majority of their classes in the fall and spring semesters, so it’s not always an option to take time to study abroad then, when you ]]> Making Friends at a Commuter School Fri, 17 Mar 2017 22:32:01 +0000 I took my seat at a round table, decked out with yellow and blue balloons. Sprinkled confetti was everywhere, and loud music was blasting from the front stage. It was the mandatory freshman sleep away weekend, and I was sitting at a table by myself. I felt awkward and out of place. So I was thankful when a girl sat down next to me a few minutes later. We got into discussion, going back and forth about the usual: names, ages, hometowns etc. We couldn’t believe we would be sharing a room that night. When the orientation came to a ]]> Benefits of College: Six Things College Offers Other Than a Degree Fri, 17 Mar 2017 13:34:09 +0000 College has always been about receiving a degree. You spend four years studying and mastering a subject, which you will then use as a springboard for a career. While education will always be the primary reason for attending college, students gain many other benefits aside from obtaining a degree. Here is a list of six benefits students don’t always think about when considering the benefits of a college education: 1. Time to find yourself College fosters independence. It is the first time you live on your own, free from the culture and community you were raised in. It gives you ]]> 30 Things You Can Do With a Bottle of $6 Apple Cider Vinegar Thu, 09 Mar 2017 17:57:53 +0000 There is a health craze going on with apple cider vinegar, and incorporating it into your daily diet to burn fat, curb cravings, and speed up metabolism is becoming more and more common. However, that is not all that apple cider vinegar can do for you. The components found in apple cider vinegar can be used as an antiseptic and antibiotic and much more.   I think every college student needs a bottle of apple cider vinegar. You are running around college campus trying to get everything done in a single day, so you could use the benefits that apple ]]> ‘Eat’ your Daily Dose of Vitamins and Minerals Tue, 07 Mar 2017 16:02:01 +0000 College students who take multivitamins may make up some of the nutrients missed in their daily diet. However, research has proven that our bodies can best absorb and use vitamins from food. So, if you want to stay your healthiest in college, make sure you “eat” your vitamins and minerals! Here is a list of essential vitamins and minerals along with the foods they can be found in. If your daily diet is rich in these foods, you won’t have to remember to take a multivitamin as part of your daily routine. ⇨ ⇦ List of ]]>