Dorm Checklist

Living away from home is uncharted territory for most students when they start college, so it’s important to figure out early on how to survive dorm life. A big part of that is knowing what to bring and what should be left at home. When I moved into my first dorm at CUA, I pretty... Continue Reading →

Junior Year Reflection

Wow! This year is quickly coming to a close and I really cannot believe it. What a year it has been. There were no shortages of learning experiences this year and amazing memories made. This year symbolized big change in my life and also brought me one year closer to being a college graduate (don't... Continue Reading →

Odyssey Day Memories

It’s hard to believe that a whole year has passed since my college decision process. It feels like just yesterday everyone I knew was asking me where I was going to school. It was a stressful time filled with lots of tours, which I won’t lie, began to blend together. However, at the end of... Continue Reading →

My Room

There are SO MANY things that I love about living at college. I have gained a deep appreciation of community living, and the residents on my floor have become like a second family to me. One of the things that I found to be the most exciting is that I got to decorate my very own... Continue Reading →

My Home Away From Home

As I headed off to CUA, naturally I wondered what my living situation would be like.  What will my room look like?  Would it be small, dark, and cold like the way our parents describe their dramatic and often exaggerated collegiate years?  Will I have enough room for all of my stuff?  Will my bed... Continue Reading →

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