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Student Living

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What to Pack for College

So, you’re going to college. First off, congratulations! You’re starting a journey that can possibly change your life forever. However, getting ready for college can get a little overwhelming, especially if you’re planning to study far from home. There are many things to prepare, and you’re afraid you’ll forget something and make living at college […]

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Time Management Tips for College Students

College is an excellent time to explore career options, build lifelong connections, and gain financial responsibility. However, with only 24 hours in a day, you might find yourself having too much on your plate. It’s essential to make the most out of every minute of your stay at university to enjoy the journey. We’ve created […]

A Student Guide to Living in Oviedo, FL

With more than 69,000 students enrolled at the University of Central Florida, the college town has thrived for decades as an academic/economic engine that continues to roll at full steam ahead. A large part of the success is due to a vibrant environment primed for Oviedo student living thanks to a campus and a city […]

How to Build Your Credit as a College Student

The following are some awesome tips on How to Build Your Credit as a College Student. Opening a Student Credit Card One of the easiest ways to start building credit is by opening a student credit card. These usually have low-interest rates, no annual percentage rate (APR) charges for the first several months or years, […]

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Free Fun Things to Do in Oviedo, FL

  Are you looking for something fun and cheap to do around Oviedo, Florida this week? There is plenty of free and worthwhile stuff to do around town, you just have to know where to look. That is why we at North Gate Lakes decided to put this list of fun and free activities for […]

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Plan and Prepare For Your Move Ahead of Time

Plan and Prepare For Your Move Ahead of Time Weeks ahead of your move, be sure to plan everything out ahead of time. This will not only let you avoid the stress that comes with waiting until the last moment and having to do everything at once, if you’re like most of us, there’s always […]

These tips could give you confidence in any circumstances.

5 Simple Tips to Make Student Living in Orlando Easier

Going to college gives you a lot of freedom, but are you prepared to live on your own? From navigating public transportation, to budgeting monthly expenses, there is a lot for students to consider. Here are simple 5 ways that you can make living on your own in college an enjoyable experience: #1: Lock Up […]

Congratulations on finishing finals and another school year!

With summer officially in swing, make sure to go relax at one (or both) of our pools! Don’t forget that Father’s Day is around the corner on June 19. This month, we’re going to be having our annual fish fry pool party on June 24, so come enjoy some free food, music, and meet your […]

Welcome Back to Northgate Lakes

Welcome to all of our new residents and welcome back to all of our renewals! As most of you know, here at Northgate Lakes we love to do a lot of activities for our residents. This year, we have tons activities planned and we can’t wait to share them with you all. One event we […]

Alternative Ways to Help You Sleep at UCF

Your time at the University of Central Florida has probably been flying by, and with so much to do as a college student, that’s not going to stop anytime soon! Make sure you’re establishing the best possible sleeping patterns during your time at UCF so that you’re making the most of your time here. You […]