• 2014 Dorm Decorating Ideas

    2014 dorm decorating ideas from CollegiateCook.com

    Shopping for your dorm room can easily veer in one of two directions: a crazy mashup of tastes that doesn’t really go together, or so matchy-matchy that you seem one fluffy toilet-seat cover shy of becoming a Stepford Wife. We want to help, so we’ve culled some of the best advice we’ve heard over the years, […]

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  • 2014 Graduation Gift Ideas (All Under $50)

    2014 graduation gifts that anyone will like (all under $50), by CollegiateCook.com

    Cue “Pomp and Circumstance” and start practicing your I’m-not-bored-after-listening-to-500-names-being-called face: Graduation season is upon us! And with it, plenty of invitations to graduation parties. Cash and gift cards are always a safe bet, but if you’re looking for something a little less run-of-the-mill, we have a few suggestions (and they’re all $50 or less, since […]

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  • 6 Things That Transform Your Campus Experience

    6 things you'll want on hand in college

      You’ve seen the miles-long checklists of things to bring to college (XL twin sheets, a 700-watt microwave, ear plugs for noisy roommates), but there are a few oft-overlooked items that can make campus life so much easier — and enjoyable. Are there any you’d-never-believe-it-but-it’s-changed-my-life items we’re leaving out? Comment or tweet at us (@CollegiateCook), […]

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  • 2013 Dorm Decorating Ideas You’ll Love

    2013 dorm decorating ideas by Collegiate Cook

    Though two weeks into the semester we can’t stand the sight of our textbooks and hastily scribbled-upon notebooks, when the back-to-school banners are hoisted in stores, we can’t help but get a little giddy. There’s something kind of exhilarating about starting fresh, as if we subconsciously think that a new planner or really smooth-writing gel […]