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Did My Tuition Fees Go Up?

  Happy New Year ya’ll! Spring semester is here and as I was going over my course schedule and deciding whether to drop a course, I noticed that my tuition fees had drastically increased. I typically take two courses since this is what my stipend covers but previously I decided to add a third one. After thinking that this may not be a good idea due to my busy schedule I decided to drop the course but not before I realized that my fees had gone up by over $2K! I do remember there being some talk about the increase of fees and there being an open forum regarding this but I was not expecting the increase to be so expensive! Figure 1: This is a thumbnail from my latest YouTube video on “Did My Tuition Fees Increase?” where I am looking at the camera with a confused look. I am wearing a gray and black dress and my hair is short, black, and curly.   In case you did not know tuition fees include things like the gym, health services, the counseling center, and other services on campus that ser

Adult Daily Living Skills: Deep Cleaning

 

Typically, on Saturday’s I do a general cleaning of my apartment. This includes the kitchen, living room, bathroom, and bedroom. This past week I decided to do a deep cleaning when I noticed some dust on my blinds and a few crumbs that were on the couch. It’s always good to do a deep cleaning at least twice per month in those hard to reach areas so dust and dirt don’t accumulate.

 

Figure 1: This is a thumbnail from my YouTube video on Deep Cleaning where I am dusting and vacuuming.



I started my deep clean by dusting the blinds with a duster that I purchased from Dollar Tree. I do this by making sure the blinds are tightly closed before going over the front of them with the duster. Then I open them and get in between each blind before lifting them completely to get any dust that is left on the windowsill. This is pretty tedious and it does take a while but seeing the dust leave was enough to keep me motivated. If you do not have a duster be sure to use a damp cloth instead.

 


Figure 2: These are photos of three types of dusters. A microfiber cloth, small featherlike duster, and a long handle multicolored duster.


 Next, I moved on to the couch by removing all of the cushions and vacuuming up under them. I have a 3 in 1 vacuum that breaks apart into smaller pieces to get into those hard to reach areas that I purchased from Walmart for about $20. Also, be sure to clean up under any moveable parts like the ottoman. When I moved mine I noticed plenty of crumbs from my late night snacking! Once you have vacuumed each part, be sure to fluff your cushions by giving them a little pat on each side before putting them back in place neatly.

Figure 3: This is a photo of me neatly placing the pillows on my couch.


How do you deep clean? How often do you get into those hard to reach areas? Drop down in the comments and let me know! Also, don't forget to purchase my eBook below where I talk about cleaning in much more depth!  Be sure to check out the video below to see me in action!

 

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