About Athena Rodrigues:

Hi! My name is Athena, formerly the social media content intern at ForRent.com. I have lived in Norfolk, Virginia all of my life and I am currently a senior at Old Dominion University. I am majoring in Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations. I love going out with my friends and spending time at the Outer Banks! I’m excited to be a senior this year and graduate in May 2018!

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    What to Consider Before Living Off Campus

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    Resolving College Roommate Issues

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    7 Things To Do During College Winter Break

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    Taking Advantage of Your School’s Library

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    Staying Organized: Tips for College Students

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