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Time Management Tips for College Students

Time management can be a huge challenge for many college students. This is especially true if you’re juggling schoolwork and other activities, such as a part-time job or household chores. If you want to maximize your hours while striking a balance between your school life and personal life, here are some of the best time […]

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A Brief History of UIUC

Illinois is known for many things — Millennium Park, Lincoln Park Zoo, Shawnee National Forest, Wrigley Field, the Garden of the Gods, Navy Pier, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Starved Rock State Park, and much more. Throughout this great state, another noteworthy claim to fame includes universities with a rich background of academic […]

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Easy DIY Apartment Hacks to Try

There’s no doubt it can eventually get pretty boring looking at the same 550 square feet every single day of your life. Posters of choice, glow-in-the-dark stars stuck to the top of your ceiling, and the cheap futon in your living room might initially do the trick, but they will eventually lose their charm as […]

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Gearing Up for Cold Weather

The cold weather has come to Champaign, but it’s only going to get worse. That’s why it’s important to gear up and make sure that you’re prepared for winter. Get cozy and stay warm this holiday season with these cold-weather tips. Cold Weather Clothes to Wear Put on Layers: Prevent frostbite by layering up first […]

The Best Indoor Activities in Champaign

Winter weather can really put a damper on social plans. Thankfully, there are options near the University of Illinois campus that allow you to enjoy a fun time without suffering through snow and ice. Here’s a list of ways to stay social in the wintertime that are unique to the Champaign area. YMCA It might […]

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Fun Things to Do in Champaign, IL

Champaign is known for being home to the University of Illinois, beautiful parks, and other culture filled attractions. Filled with many local restaurants and bars that support the farm-to-table trend, what’s not to love around this town? We know it can be a bit challenging to decide what you’ll be doing on your next day […]

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Outdoor Fun in Champaign, IL

Champaign, Illinois is a city in the heart of the state with plenty of outdoor fun to enjoy. From great parks to natural attractions, there are plenty of fun activities worth your time. That’s why we at Burnham 310 Student Apartments decided to compile a list of the best Outdoor Fun in Champaign, IL. So […]

Best Restaurants in Champaign, IL

Are you looking for a restaurant to satisfy your food cravings in Champaign, Illinois? This great area has great food to offer to everyone. Here are some of the best local restaurants you should visit in Champaign. Maize Mexican Grill Picture Link: http://markbittman.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/mexican-grilled-corn-e1431623174678.jpg Maize Mexican Grill is a spot you must visit when in Champaign. […]

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Libraries and Places to Study at UIUC

Did you know the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has over 20 libraries on campus? The Main Library — while home to over 5 million books and plenty of cozy study nooks — isn’t the only place to go during finals week. There’s a library specific to nearly every course of study at UIUC, so […]

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How Handshake Is Helping UIUC Students Land a Job After College

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has engineered a genius platform for students and graduates to find a job after they graduate. The job recruiting platform is called Handshake, and it helps students connect with local businesses that are looking to hire. These local employers are specifically interested in UIUC students, making the platform very […]

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