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It’s one of the most stressful times of the year: midterm season. If exams aren’t your thing, you might be wondering how can I study for this exam so I can do my best on it. A few years ago, when I was studying to be a writing center tutor, I learned about the different...
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The second semester of your senior year of high school often feels like it’s more focused on college or your post-high school plans. Everyone is busy making final decisions on what school they want to attend. They’re looking for scholarship opportunities, financial aid, and housing. With so much going on, we often forget to enjoy...
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For the past few months, or even years, you have immersed yourself in studying a subject that will help you land a career. However, you may have found that you just don’t enjoy what you have been learning. Your freshman year of college is the best time to explore majors and decide what you see...
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Not everyone is a big fan of delaying their freshman year of college. Many people just want to get their degree and begin their career. However, taking a gap year is a great way to enhance your college experience, even though you aren’t officially a college student yet. A year off can help you find...
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One huge change that college students often have to adjust to is living with a roommate. If you are an only child, or never had to share a room before, it might take a bit to get used to living with a roommate. Here are some tips to make your living situation as comfortable and...
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No matter how independent you are, it is normal to feel homesick in college. What is homesickness exactly? According to Dr. Josh Klapow, a clinical psychologist and associate professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, homesickness is not missing your home but the familiarity and comfort of home. The feeling is totally normal and...
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It’s easy to go into a semester full of high expectations, only to fall back on the same routine by the second week. Sometimes, we expect to succeed in more than we can handle, and that’s okay! So, here are a few tips to help you meet your goals this semester. Keep a planner- Nothing...
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If you’re reading this, give yourself a pat on the back because it means you’ve completed your first semester of college! The good news is that your second semester of college is always better than your first semester and here’s why: You’re used to the campus layout– You know how long you can sleep in...
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You couldn’t wait for Freshmen Move-in Day! You bought your university’s gear and left any memories of high school back home. However, you found that you just don’t like the school you thought you would call home for the next four years. If you feel that transferring schools is the move for you, read on!...
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A semester might only be fifteen weeks long, but the stress you feel during that time might have made the semester feel like it’s been a year. So now that it’s break, it’s time to treat yourself! If you forgot how to relax after a busy semester, here’s a few ideas on how to unwind...
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