Hiker’s gear

Academic, financial resources to help you succeed The transition from high school to college can feel overwhelming, but there are campus resources that...


Keeping your wits about you

How to manage mental health on your next great adventure Ask almost any college student if they’re feeling stressed, and they’re likely to...


Backwoods currency

Navigating Comet Cash spending locations Comet Cash — usable with a swipe of your Comet Card — is your handy-dandy version of Monopoly...


Befriending fellow hikers – virtual edition

Four ways to connect online with future classmates One of the biggest transitions that is occurring globally is the switch from making new...


Learning the ropes

What every freshman should do their first year Kicking off freshman year can be a major adjustment for anyone. As you learn to...


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