At The Lodges at 777, choose the number of flatmates you share with, and whether or not you want your new home furnished. Escape Louisiana’s infamous humidity by turning up the air conditioning in your private room, then get ready for class in your walk-in closet. If you’ve got time, clear your head with a session in the yoga room, before driving six minutes to the Louisiana State University campus. If you’re not planning on keeping a car, catch the Tiger Trails bus from the stop outside your front door.
On your way home, pop into cult convenience store American Market for a tasty deli sandwich. Stock up on essential ingredients, then head home and dump your bags on the kitchen’s granite counters before transferring everything into the full-sized fridge. Take a moment to unload the dishwasher, then get dressed for a session in the fitness center. Alternatively, hit the volleyball, basketball or tennis courts instead, then throw your clothes in the washer dryer and rinse off in your private bathroom.
With plenty of study lounges and an Academic Success Center offering free printing, keeping up with your studies is easy. When you’re not working or using the free internet to update your social media, catch a tan by the resort-style pool. Spend the rest of the afternoon swinging in the hammock garden, or catching up with your friends around the BBQ grills. Later, order fresh sushi from popular Japanese spot Wahada, before tuning into the living room’s cable TV or organising a ping-pong game in the rec center.