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One of the best pros of being a college student is having access to student-specific discounts! Many businesses are happy to give discounts to students, so here’s a list of a few that can benefit you over your college years! AMAZON PRIME STUDENT From buying textbooks at the last minute to buying groceries, Amazon Prime...
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College is stressful for everyone. Having to balance grades, relationships, social activities, family, work, etc. can easily overwhelm anyone!  All of these responsibilities sometimes means we neglect ourselves, which can lead to a mental breakdown. In honor of World Mental Health Day, here are some ways to care for your mental sanity: Exercise– Sometimes a...
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You did it, you’ve gotten halfway through the semester! But, midway means midterms. Midterms can cause lots of stress, especially if you have several exams or presentations within the same week or even the same day! To help relieve some of the stress, check out some of our tips! 1. Study early – If you...
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The cost of college is daunting for most people. Taking out student loans to pay for school is also scary considering that the current collective student loan debt is over $1.5 trillion! However, scholarships are another way to pay for school. With scholarships, you don’t have to pay anyone back. Here are five ways to...
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It’s fall! The season for pumpkin spice, sweater weather, and college applications! For any college-bound senior, this can be a stressful time. As a first-generation student, I faced the same application dilemmas. I didn’t even know where to start applying! Here’s a list of what to do when it’s time to start filling out college...
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I always associated standardized testing with highly stressful environments. The echoes of pencils cracking, calculator buttons clicking, pages tearing, and pens dropping onto tile floors always remind me of tests like the ACT or SAT. However, taking your ACT or SAT should not be a stressful experience. To succeed on your test, it’s important to...
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The stereotypical college experience often features a young adult moving into a dorm a few hours away from home. She either loves or hates her roommate and she doesn’t visit home until a mid-semester break. However, for many students, this is not their “college experience.” For the past three years, I have commuted to school....
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Starting college may feel overwhelming. With new surroundings, instructors and friends, it’s easy to feel lost the first few weeks. Here’s a few things you can do to quickly adjust to your new college lifestyle! Create a schedule – With so much free time, creating a schedule can help you plan out when major assignments are...
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Are you looking for an easy way to help college students who may struggling with their transitions after high school or completing their degrees? You can invest in the next generation in the workforce by volunteering! Future Institute has programs and opportunities for you to get involved and you don’t have to give too much of...
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Are you nervous about graduating and finding a job? It’s okay to feel anxious and unsure about what the future holds after you reach a milestone. If you’ve already attempted all the advice that has been given on this blog and elsewhere, first just take a deep breath. It can be overwhelming when the unknown...
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