How to Survive Freshman Year

Ahh, freshman year: your first gulp of freedom and your first load of responsibility. Like anything in life, much of the beauty and delight of that first year of college can occasionally feel overwhelmingly eclipsed by the duty and tasks that are now set before you. While you’re now free to shop for the groceries

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How to Make Healthy Choices at College

For many, a new year means a slew of resolutions and the propensity to make some major changes. There’s something inspiring and beautiful about a clean slate, and starting fresh in the month of January can be just the motivation that some college students need to kick things into gear and start some healthier habits.

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On Getting a Job: It’s Not as Overwhelming as You Think

Going to college opens a lot of doors, and one of the main areas it provides opportunity is in the career world. From the minute you start considering what major you might be interested in, there’s an inkling of understanding that this major you select could translate into your future job. Essentially, it could end

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The College Visit: Is it Worth the Trip??

It’s super easy, as a high school student, to assume that the college visit is a waste of time. After all, you’ve probably already mentally decided on a school. Or maybe, you just don’t really care, and you’ll worry about it…erm…uh…later. Well, I hate to break it to you, but later is coming a lot

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Transitioning from College to the Real World

You’re close to graduating from college! Congratulations! It’s a huge deal that you’ve made it to this celebratory milestone. You’ve put in lots of long hours, late nights, and no doubt you’ve made some relationships at school that will last a lifetime. It’s exciting to be so close to the next big segment of your

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How to Make Friends at College

So you’re here. You’ve arrived at college, and the world is your oyster. Your now deep in the clutches of papers, studying, and looming tests, and you’re starting to get the hang of grocery shopping on your own and doing laundry without your mom. Perhaps you’ve attended a hall party or two, or you’ve gone

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Taking Control of the Homework Load

  For many, the word college is synonymous with homework. It’s widely assumed that if you want to succeed in school, you’ll have to wave goodbye to your social life and hit the books 24/7. Who has time for a life when you have textbooks to read, worksheets to fill out, and online quizzes to

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Finding the Right College for You

  When it comes to finding a school that seems like the right fit for you, the search can feel endless. After all, how are you supposed to find a college that meets all of your academic, social, spiritual, emotional, athletic, and musical needs—all at once?! The truth is, there will never be one school

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How to Be a Good Roommate

Whether you’re best buds or distant acquaintances, there’s no doubt about it: it can be tough living in the same quarters as another person. Depending on who it is, living with a roommate can garner blessings, inside jokes, and a whole host of awesome memories—or it can create friction, arguments, and an array of passive

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