5 Things To Consider Before You Get A Pet In College

5 Things To Consider Before You Get A Pet In College

College is a time where we are finding ourselves and maturing into a person who we didn't know existed. During this period of change, almost everyone goes through a phase where they feel they are 100% capable of not only taking care of themselves, but also taking care of an animal. Whether it be a kitten, bunny, puppy or fish, we all have experienced “pet fever” at some point in college. You are finally free from being under your parent’s roof and it is hard to restrain yourself from driving to the local shelter and getting the perfect puppy you’ve always wanted, but what students forget about is the responsibility and commitment it is to have a pet in college. Below are five things to consider before making the life changing decision of getting an additional, furry roommate during your college years.

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Top 6 Activities To Do In Downtown Auburn

Top 6 Activities To Do In Downtown Auburn

Located in the state of Alabama, there is a special city in Lee County known as Auburn. Anyone who has lived here or that has visited this lovely city knows what people mean when they refer to Auburn as a “family”. This city is the home of many local residents and families. As well as being the home of about 27,000 students who attend Auburn University. There are plenty of great qualities about this city, but one of the best qualities it possesses is that no matter what age you are, Auburn is a city that always has something to do. Regardless of whether you live in a house or in an apartment, lots of things in Auburn are within walking distance. This luxury provides Auburn residents with convenient and easily accessible activities. Here at Liberty Properties, we want to share the top 6 activities the city of Auburn has to offer its many residents and its visitors.

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5 Tips to Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle in College

5 Tips to Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle in College

The life of a college student comes with several adjustments and new experiences. College is the first time where a student lives in an apartment without their parents, they are in charge of managing their own time and it’s their first chance at independence. Although college is considered to be some of “the best years of your life,” these new adjustments and experiences still come with challenges.

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New Year, New You: Tips to Start the School Year Off Right

5 Tips to Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle in College

Every new year seems to rise as quickly as the last one fell, as time seems to become more fleeting. A new year brings a fresh start and sense of purpose, and with a bit of luck, answers to any pending questions or anxieties come to surface. Resolutions are cornerstones for a new sense of motivation and confidence in the 365 days that lie ahead. 2019 can be the year you hold steadfast to your resolutions and make changes in your life that benefit your family, your friends, and you. Here are a few ways to lean into your resolutions as a college student in Auburn and make balancing your social, academic, and personal life more manageable.

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Tips for Sharing a Bathroom with Roommates

Tips for Sharing a Bathroom with Roommates

Whether you are a student living in a dorm, an apartment, or a house throughout your college career, chances are you will at one point share a bathroom with a roommate or multiple roommates. You and your roommates will use this space to shower, wash your face, get ready for events, and much more. Here are some tips to keep the area tidy and reduce tension between you and your roommates.

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Keeping Your Apartment Clean As A College Student

Keeping Your Apartment Clean As A College Student

Between a busy class schedule, a bustling social life and extracurriculars, many college students put cleaning their apartments on the bottom of their to-do list. Having a tidy home-base is not only visually pleasing, but will decrease your stress and allow you to study in your room without a problem (not to mention your parents will be thrilled when they come to visit). The biggest issue that college students face with cleanliness of their space is they let it pile up, so it’s important to stay on top of it.

Here are a few tips on how to keep your apartment nice and tidy:

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6 Questions To Ask When Looking For An Apartment

6 questions to ask when looking for an apartment

We all understand the struggle of trying to find an apartment that fits our needs, feels right, and is affordable! Searching for hours and hours on end can get discouraging and exhausting, especially if you aren’t exactly sure what things you should be looking for.

Whether you’ve decided to move locations or it’s time to get out of the dorms on campus, choosing an apartment is more complex than just determining the number of bedrooms.

Here are six questions to ask yourself when looking for a good apartment to fit your lifestyle.

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7 ways to keep your apartment safe when you leave town

Best study spots in auburnWhether you’re going on an exciting trip over a school break, headed for a job interview in a different city, or just visiting home for the weekend, leaving your apartment every so often is good for you. However, in the excitement and stress of heading out of town, sometimes your apartment’s safety gets lost on the list of things to do. These tips may seem obvious, but will help ensure that when you get home, the only thing you have to worry about is unpacking.

1. Don’t leave keys under the mat

This seems obvious, but year-round, it is a good practice to keep your keys with you, or in a safe location within your apartment. Especially when leaving town, make sure not to leave your keys in such a commonly searched area. Your safety is more important than your convenience!
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The Best Study Spots Other than the Library

Best study spots in auburnAs the new semester starts to unfold, many students on Auburn’s campus are looking for that perfect study spot. While the library is the first to come to mind, it’s not always the most convenient. It can become crowded early in the evening, starting with trying to find a place to park.

For students looking for a quieter space, a unique location, or simply a way to change up their usual apartment scenery, here are some great options in and around the downtown Auburn area.

1. World Cup Coffee Company
Located on South College, World Cup Coffee Co. is a quiet place to study with unique brews that will keep you up and focused. World Cup also offers a selection of breakfast and lunch foods, ranging from bagel sandwiches, to warm cinnamon rolls. Not in the mood for coffee? World Cup also offers a Fresh Mint Lemonade Slush that is sure to refresh you with the warmer weather.
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How to Share a Fridge with Roommates

How to Share a Fridge with RoommatesIn college, it’s likely that students will spend most or all of their college years living with a roommate. While the thought of living alone and not having to share your space with another person seems ideal, this is not the reality for most students. This means that there are things in your apartment or home that are inevitably shared. You might be sharing a room, a bathroom, or just a fridge, but regardless, a conversation needs to be held in order to keep each party on the same wavelength.

Sharing a fridge with a couple of roommates may seem like an easy task, but it is still smart to establish ground rules. No one likes to open a fridge and get a whiff of stinky leftovers or see that there is no room for newly bought groceries. While there are different frustrations about any shared space, these guidelines will help to ensure that you and your roommates have established "fridge etiquette."
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