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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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So, you’ve failed a class. It happens to the best students! Right now, you might feel really down on yourself, but failing one class is not the end of the world. However, you do want to make sure to know what went wrong in order to avoid failing a class again. DISTRACTIONS Did other things...
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You’re finally home after being away at college for the last few months; however, things probably feel a lot different now. You’ve gotten used to your independence at college and now, it might feel like you have to live by your parent’s rules again. However, you don’t have to spend your break struggling to adapt...
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You might think that the only job you can get during the holiday season is one as Santa or one of his elves. Well, that’s not true. Companies hire on a year-round basis nowadays, even though the process might slow down a bit during the holidays. However, that’s no reason for you to stop your...
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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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