5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Graduation

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Graduating College

Hello beautiful people! Today is a pretty special day because Uniquely Mickie has it’s first guest post featuring one of my favorite college bloggers. Her name is Samantha Tetrault over at Samanthability so without further ado…let’s get onto the post!

The opinions of any guest posters are entirely of their own and may not represent the views of Uniquely Mickie.


It’s hard to believe I’ve already been out of college for almost half a year. Time has definitely flown by recently, and it feels so weird to not be starting classes this fall. I miss school so much, I’m in the process of applying to graduate programs in my local area so I can keep studying what I love. In light of the new semester, I wanted to share some of the things I wish I knew before graduating college! Read more

A College Student’s Guide to Staying Safe on Campus

The College Student's Guide to Staying Safe on Campus

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I used to love walking around at night or going off the grid for a few days, but then I realized how dangerous that was. People don’t always have the best intentions so it best to stay on guard and keep your valuables as close as possible. While you can’t live your life looking over your shoulder all of the time, there are some precautions or little tips that you can help keep you safe while traveling on campus.

 

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Backpack Essentials For the On-The-Go Student

Backpack Essentials for the On-the Go Student

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I remember on my first day of college classes that I was so nervous, and I had my backpack stacked full of notebooks, binders, and writing utensils. I was totally ready to make wave in the new environment that I had placed myself in, but as time went on, I realized the true necessities that I should’ve had that first day. When you’re traveling all day on campus, you have to be prepared for anything and I do mean that. It could be sunny outside before class, but once class is over, it could be raining cats and dogs. Or your classes are freezing inside, but its 90 degrees outside so you have to bring a jacket. Those are the little situations that could happen that you don’t plan on. Read more

How I Saved $2,000 in My 20s: College Edition

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Honestly, I used to be the worst saver in the entire world. I tried a few times to save a lot of money. One trial run was to just not spend any money. I didn’t buy anything that I wanted, such as back to school shopping and buying the little things that I needed, such as curly hair products. Trust me, that didn’t last for long. So came trial two, I tried to take a set amount of money each month from my paycheck and would transfer the money into my savings accounts. I then couldn’t touch the money. That worked for a little bit, but I just wasn’t saving as fast as I wanted to. Read more

How to Have a Successful First Move In Day: A Survivor’s Guide

How to Have a Succesful First Move in Day: A Survivor's Guide

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Moving in to your first dorm room or apartment is such an exciting adventure that can easily turn into a hot mess, if you don’t prepare for it.. When I was moving in for the first time in 2014, there wasn’t a lot of guides or checklists on the internet to help freshmen prepare for the big day. I created this guide to hopefully fill the void and help future students make move-in day go as smoothly as possible. While move in day can be an extremely stressful day, as long as you prepared for it early in the summer then you’ll have no issues to worry about!

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