How to Keep Your Belongings Safe at College

Moving into a college dorm room or apartment is such a unique season of life. If you haven’t moved a lot during your childhood, this may be one of the first big moves you will pack and prepare for. When move-in day arrives, you’ll more than likely be moving all sorts of things: clothes, appliances,

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Managing Bills While Sharing with Roommates

At some point during your college experience or even after you’ve graduated from school, you’ll probably spend a couple of years living with roommates and managing bills as a group. Once you move into an apartment, you’ll be responsible for paying rent and depending on the apartment, electricity, gas, internet, garbage...

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Gardening in College

Whether or not you have a green thumb, you might be interested in starting or working in a garden this year. When you’re in college, it might seem a bit tricky to try and grow flowers or vegetables—particularly with everything you have going on. There’s also the question of how to practically go about it.

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How to Get Good at Studying

Let’s face it: it’s inevitable that you’ll have to study in college. Even if you’re the SparkNotes king or you easily ace tests without cracking open one textbook, there’s going to come a final, a pop quiz, a final exam that’s going to force you to have to spend some time looking over your notes

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Fighting Stress and Anxiety

Anxiety disorders are rampant in the U.S. today, affecting over 40 million adults in the United States ages 18 or older, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. Even if you haven’t been diagnosed with a particular anxiety disorder, most adults and college students will deal with anxiety at one point or...

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Things to Consider About Your Dream Career

We all have them: dreams. We make plans for the future and wonder where we’ll work in five years, in ten years, in twenty years. It’s a really healthy thing to have goals and a dream career you have your eye on. After all, your future work is probably a lot of the reason you

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How to Get Your Priorities Straight in College

College is full of a whole host of exciting and wonderful things. Not only are you pursuing your future—an education, a degree, a career—but you’re meeting loads of new people, trying new activities and extracurriculars, and being exposed to all sorts of different opportunities. Between intermural volleyball practice, your...

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What to Do When You’re Feeling Lonely

College is great for a multitude of reasons, but one of the most notable reasons it can be a unique and fulfilling experience is due to the people you meet during your time at school. Community is something that all humans need; after all, God created us to be in some sort of relationship with

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How to Stay Focused On School As Summer Approaches

As we enter into spring, most colleges are nearing the last leg of the semester, and that means that summer vacation is quickly approaching. Staying focused throughout the school year can be challenging, but with the promise of warm days, sandy beaches, porches, lemonade, and a whole lot of relaxing, focusing on schoolwork all the

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Is Education Worth It? In Short…Yes.

College is a really exciting time of life. It’s a chance to start a new adventure that will open a variety of doors in the future. But with rising tuition prices, a lot of students and their parents alike are questioning if a college education is actually the right path. No one can make the

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