College “Matters” is a new content area for OneontaStudents.com to provide additional meaningful resources and information to students, parents, families and our communities.  We will be including articles and news items on a variety of topics that provide support for off-campus living, college student tips for meal planning, saving money on a budget, looking ahead towards future career goals and life planning and more.  If you would like us to consider a topic, please feel free to let us know!  You can use our contact page to submit an idea.  We are planning to add posts here on a regular basis, so please check back regularly for new content and share with others!

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Developing Your Communication Skills in College

Communication skills are crucial for success in any field. They are a key component to success in the workplace, and a college environment is an …

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Be Part of a Team

Be Part of a Team

Teamwork and collaboration skills are essential for success in college and in the workplace. They are essential for a number of professions, but they are …

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Are You a Procrastinator?

Procrastination is a common problem for many people including college students.  It can be a major cause of stress as well, so finding ways to …

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Find the Best Off-Campus Student Housing at OneontaStudents.com

If you are still in search of housing for the upcoming school year at SUNY Oneonta or Hartwick College, OneontaStudents.com can help! We have some …

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So Now What? Next Steps for the College Graduate

So Now What? Next Steps for the College Graduate

Congratulations to all our Oneonta Students who have recently graduated!  We appreciate the fact that your college experience was a bit different from prior years …

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Finals Week Survival Guide For Students

5 Simple Tips to get Through Your Final Exams It’s your final week, and you’re worried about how you can survive the final weeks and …

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Balancing Your Social Life with Your Studies

One of the major challenges for college students is striking the balance between a healthy social life and keeping up with the demands of a …

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Building Your Credit as a College Student

Typically, the life of a college student can be considered to be care-free.  Most students are single, few have children to care for or a …

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Off Campus Living Can Help Prepare Students for Life After College

Off Campus Living Can Help Prepare Students for Life After College

If you find yourself on the fence about living off-campus, it might be helpful to know that renting an apartment with friends during college provides …

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Group living means being a good housemate

Making the decision to live with friends in a house or apartment is a big step for college students and can ultimately be a great …

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Safety Practices for Off-Campus Living

Safety Practices for Off-Campus Living

Living off campus provides students with a new level of independence and in many cases is a first step for taking on new responsibilities for …

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Student-Friendly Employers in Oneonta

If you are a college student in the Oneonta Area and are looking for a part-time job, there are many local businesses that offer part-time …

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local colleges provide many benefits

Local Colleges Provide Many Benefits to Oneonta and Otsego County

The fall months bring many changes to our region – most notably we see our seasonal shifts in weather, brilliant fall colors, and of course …

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6 tips for new students

College Life – 6 Tips for New Students

Heading off to college for the first time is exciting – and a bit nerve wracking!  It marks the beginning of a new phase of …

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Insurance options for your college student

Insurance Options for Your College Student

Heading off to college is an exciting time in the life of any student (and for parents too). It is the beginning of a more …

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