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What is a Campus Connector?

It is a very cold day, and you are very tired of walking through the huge campus. What are the options? Campus Connector is a transport system that is provided by the University of Minnesota. It is a bus that is free for every student, and it...
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On-campus Vs. Off-campus living

Its very common for first year students at the university of Minnesota to live on-campus, meaning, live on the university residence halls, however, many people choose to live off campus once they get to their second, third and fourth years, and that...
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Ready for the snow? Here it comes!

Minnesota is famous for it harsh weather with snow for nearly 6 months straight. In addition to that, the wind also make it seems colder than it actually is. Facing the snow during school year might be joyful at first for some international students...
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Rejuvenate from the Stressful Midterms!

Hello gophers! Looking for a way to celebrate the end of your midterms? Rejuvenate by visiting the Arboretum! No matter what time of the year you go, there is always something at the Arboretum that can refresh you. Be it the beautiful flower gardens...
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University Events and the Middle of the Semester

We are right in the middle of the semester, and that means midterms, research, homework, and projects. But it is also a good time to get involved on campus (if you have not yet). It is the perfect time to get new friends and give yourself some time...
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How to Make the Best Out of College

Hello gophers! I hope that the coming midterms are not stressing you out! While college can be pretty overwhelming with a bazillion credits and homework assignments, the support of friends, peers and fun social activities can help alleviate that...
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Freshman Guide: What to do and not to do in the first week of classes

Hello guys, Today, I decided to start a new line of blogs with the tag "Freshman Guide", which as the name suggests, are going to guides for our freshman at the University of Minnesota. Please remember that all of these guides will be written from...
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My Major Exploration Story

Explore your options when it comes to majors. That is one of the best pieces of advice I can give to any student in college. I'm going into my fourth year here at the U, and it's my last before I graduate. Looking back, I changed my major about 3...
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I am accepted. Now what?

So you got accepted and you confirmed your enrollment at the U. You have already told all your friends and family that you are going to the University of Minnesota, and now that your college search is over, you feel like there is nothing else left...
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Libraries and Coffee? Perfect Combination

At the University of Minnesota, there's over hundreds of places to study. From the basement of Coffman Memorial Union to laying in the grass in the mall area to sitting in the lobby of the Rec Center, the possibilities are endless. Personally, I...