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Written by: Mariana Perez, Junior at Harold Washington College – City College of Chicago, FLI Program Participant (This content has been edited for clarity and grammar) I remember in high school we had guest speakers who would talk about their careers and how they got there. They would tell us what school they went to,...
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The semester may be winding down for most colleges, but the pandemic is still part of our daily lives no matter where you live. Unfortunately, COVID-19 will continue into the new year as well and its effects are being felt in every possible way. College students have been impacted in many different ways and only...
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Written by: Tayyaba Hanif, Senior at University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), FLI Program Participant The Fall 2020 semester has been the most hectic semester in my entire college career. Not only are we in the middle of a global pandemic, but students are expected to create quality work remotely. This can be both a...
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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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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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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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