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What Your College Experience Was (Or Should’ve Been) Through Movies

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Another semester of college is coming to an end, and for many this means the end of the most ridiculous four (or five) years of your life. In between all the last minute studying, bar crawls, and packing, you’re looking back on the good and bad of college. I know that before I came to college, I thought school would be just like the movies.

So in honor of that and the upcoming graduation, here’s a list of the best five movies that may (or may not) sum up your college experience. Maybe they’ll remind you of your time at school, or maybe they’ll bring back those last minute bucket list ideas. Regardless, they will keep you from another day of having to figure out life after college.

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Kardashian Overload: Khloe and Lamar Take Over E!

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Last night was the premiere of “Khloe and Lamar,” yet another show focused around a Kardashian. Every time I think that this family and their 15 seconds of fame are up, E! gives them another show. I blame Ryan Seacrest and all those random commercials that feature them eating salads and working out. All over twitter, people were tweeting their excitement for this new show, making me further question why people are so obsessed with this family. So I watched (I’m not proud to say), and here’s what I thought.

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The Six Types of College Crushes

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Crushes are something that everyone has and they start from the early days on the playground. When you were younger and were constantly being made fun of or bothered by someone of the opposite sex, it was probably because they had a crush on you. Being in college, the rules of crushes are completely different. Though you could go up to a girl you like and punch her, I really wouldn’t recommend it.There are many types of crushes so don’t be surprised if you go through this list and find yourself thinking “been there, liked that person.”

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The Many Faces of Britney Spears

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In honor of ‘Femme Fatale,’ the seventh studio album from the one and only Britney Spears, The Campus Socialite is taking a look back at the many phases (and hair styles) of Britney. Needless to say, Britney has gone through a lot of shit over the years, some bad, and some worse. Her new album is actually pretty good, and she seems to have gotten her marbles in order. But here’s to dwelling on the past, with The Many Faces of Britney Spears.

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Battle of the Bands: Web Edition

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If you’ve lived anywhere but under a rock for the past few years, you’ve probably stopped buying your CDs at brick-and-mortar retailers (about the time they cost around $17 dollars an imprint versus $0.00 at Napster and Limewire) and moved to the great beyond that is the world wide web for your audio adrenaline.

Where you live… if you haven’t heard of iTunes.

Though sites and clients like the aforementioned Napster and Limewire still function, most people have turned to more legitimate modes of music distribution (Citing Rhapsody, Amazon and the ever-present and dominating iTunes). So what does the future hold for our earbuds? In ten years, when some hipster bitches about how the Strokes album was only good until they sold out…where are they going to write their review?

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How To Pick The Best (And Easiest) Class Schedule

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Two weeks ago, I got an email saying I have an enrollment date to register for fall classes. Immediately I started freaking out because I hadn’t really put much thought into it considering there’s still another month until the end of the semester. Then, I sat down and thought about it and came up with a list of what I consider when it comes times to pick classes. Hopefully, these tips will help you out when it comes time to pick yours.

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5 Ways To Avoid Looking Like an American While Studying Abroad

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If you’re an American traveling in a foreign country, the last thing you want to do is stand out like a sore thumb. Not only does it make you way more likely to be suckered into buying things way overpriced, but it also leaves you at a greater chance to be mugged. Here are five ways that you ways to avoid being that stereotypical tourist, which in turn will help you blend in with the locals.

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