We launched a photo contest at the beginning of the semester that challenged all our readers to send in a Welcome Week photo that said "I love being back at school". While we expected a few good ones, we were in no way prepared for the awesomeness onslaught we got when we started looking through your photos on our Facebook wall.
You’ve spent the last 3 nights enjoying the free booze freedom that Welcome Week allows, but as you wake up with the garbage can next to your bed – again – you realize it might be time to buckle down.
So you’re going to college. You got your GPA up and your admissions essay down, you got in, and now you’re out! Happy times are here. Your final days are characterized by blasting Lil' Wayne with the sunroof open and going to lunch with the people with whom you’ve spent the last four, eight, or even 12 years of your life in school.
Before school starts in a week and a half, I've decided to give myself some much needed chill time. A.K.A. sleeping until around 2 p.m., catching up on T.V. I didn't get a chance to watch over the summer and then showering after that stressful day before night time boozin. What can I say, it's a great Welcome Week and it's even better when I can revisit some of my favorite shows from my childhood.
t’s August, which means it’s almost that time of year: back to school. But unlike when we were younger and dreaded the first day, going back to college is exciting, enough to provoke countdowns on Facebook statuses (“Only 236 hours more days until I’m back at school!”), and overall giddiness. However, amidst all that excitement, there’s one gray cloud looming: you’ll be leaving your best friends from home behind.
From Stanford to Florida State there are certain traditions that hold true in college across the country - homecoming, welcome week craziness, wearing flip flops in the shower, and getting up close and personal with your toilet after way too many shots on Friday night. College drinking has been a hot button issue for a long time, and there's always been the question of who should step up and be responsible for it.
Dorm shopping is kinda like going on a safari. Not just because there are waaaay too many sheet sets out there with zebra print on them (you guys, zebra print can be totally cute, but no doubt it also is reminiscent of Austin Powers' sex pad which is kinda less than groovy), but also because it is so overwhelming and exhilarating you kinda don't know what to do with yourself.
Question: I'm leaving for college in like 4 weeks and I'm so excited. I am living in a single next year and I couldn’t be happier. I didn’t want to live with someone random and my friends aren't going to school with me so I went with a single instead. Now that school is getting closer I'm getting worried that might have been a bad idea. Without a roommate how will I meet people?
With summer here (or officially four days away) we've got lots and lots of free time on our hands. And by that I mean we're cooped up in our parents house and - god help us - we love our parents, we really, REALLY do, but after about 48 hours back from school we are already counting down until Welcome Week.
You’ve spent the last 3 nights enjoying the freedom that Welcome Week allows, but as you wake up with the garbage can next to your bed – again – you realize it might be time to buckle down. Classes are looming ever closer and not only can your body not handle another 12-hour hangover, you’ve got a lot of stuff to prepare before those 18 credits take over your life.
Well, its that time of year again. Time to say goodbye to friends, your tan, and most importantly, those flip flops, as summer is coming to a close. Not sure where it went? Either are we. But it's time to get back into the college groove nonetheless. And well, that’s exactly what this week prepared us (and got us totally excited) for.