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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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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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Picking a college is much like picking a home. You can think of college visits like house tours; which environment do you think you belong in? Here are some ways to prepare for a college visit! Go when school is in session – To get a real feel for what the school is like, attend...
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If you’re a student who wants to travel around the world, a study abroad program is the perfect opportunity for you! Study abroad programs allow you to take courses related to your degree while in a foreign country. Here are some facts to consider as you decide whether study abroad is right for you! Deciding...
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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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Future Institute administered a survey as part of the Future Institute Research Center, which asked nearly 150 high school seniors in the class of 2019 questions about their readiness and preparation for college and careers. The data from this survey is still in the process of being analyzed and this is only a general overview of a...
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