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HOUSING AND CAMPUS LIFE Academics will be central to your student’s experience, but they’ll learn as much if not more outside of the classroom. Residential life and extracurricular activities are important parts of the college success puzzle. Here’s what you need to know!

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HELPING ROOMMATES

By Cambria Pilger

Whether your student chose their roommate or is rooming with someone they never met, it can be intimidating to live in an unfamiliar place, away from home and surrounded by new people. Some first-year roommates become best friends, from day one of college through graduation. Others just try to get through the year (and hope they score a single room as a sophomore). 10

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Austin, TX College Parent Magazine  

Support your student at Austin with advice from this College Parent Magazine. Flip through and discover information about finances, safety,...

Austin, TX College Parent Magazine  

Support your student at Austin with advice from this College Parent Magazine. Flip through and discover information about finances, safety,...