In the words of Alex Russo, “everything is not what it seems.” As we’re officially halfway through October, it’s time for BU’s newest class to reflect on their time here so far. Every freshman held a certain expectation as to what college would be like, only to be crushed by the reality of things. Here […]

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After arriving on campus, you may notice in between the hustle and bustle of classes that a lot of complaints seem to be flying around. While some of them are aimed at the Boston University in general, most students complain about their individual colleges. Here’s what a college admissions recruiter would tell students about the […]

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Nowadays more and more campus tours are rushing through Boston University, which is a sign that BU will soon welcome its Class of 2021. Every time I pass by Marsh Plaza and see people gather around, it reminds me that my freshmen year is coming to an end. I have discovered so many interesting places to […]

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The Black Sheep recently published an article entitled “How Every BU College Can Win Over Their Professors.” It is a very funny article and I recommend you read it. You’ll notice in the College of Communication section that the best way to get an A in COM is to never stop talking in class. There is […]

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When I began the arduous college search my junior year of high school, I prioritized two things: a city environment and diversity. I’m from a very small, rural town in northern New Jersey, and I was one of about five black kids in my graduating class of 248 students. Diversity was not something I was […]

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Considering how volatile the job market has been recently, we all applied to Boston University, at least to some extent, because of the employability of the university’s graduates. It is reassuring to know that the tens of thousands of dollars we spend on tuition will eventually make their way back to us. And who can […]

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  Here I go, walking to my first class of the day. Oh my god it’s 7:30 in the morning. Why did I sign up for an 8 a.m.? Oh right, it’s because I hate sleeping and being well-rested. I need to stop at Starbucks. But oh my god, it’s so expensive. Whatever, we’ll cross […]

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Perhaps the most daunting aspect of my study abroad program before I arrived in Italy was the idea of the homestay experience. I am by no means a neat person. I like to play music in the mornings and to sing in the shower. The idea of intruding on someone’s family and home scared me […]

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