Prepping for Your Next Semester

Whether Fall semester is approaching, or you’re looking ahead to the New Year and your second semester at school, the prospect of several months of classes, homework, and other activities can sometimes feel daunting. Many college students pack their schedules wall-to-wall with classes, extra-curricular activities, clubs, hobbies...

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How to Nail Your Essay Revision

Writing papers is a huge part of college—just about every class you take will expect at least one paper, if not several. Whether writing is your niche, or you’re more of a numbers or art type of person, you’ll still have to participate in at least a few essay revisions over the course of your college

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How to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

We make them every year, and every year, it seems we break most of our resolutions before January 2. Common resolutions include exercising more—particularly after the junk-food-infiltrated holidays—eating healthily, learning a new skill or hobby, losing weight, and spending more time with friends and family. As a college student, you...

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How to Quit Procrastinating

We’ve all been there. It’s 10:00 p.m., and while you know your paper is due at 8:00 a.m. the next morning, it’s a whole lot more interesting to dawdle around your dorm room and do just about everything but sit down and start writing. Even the most mundane tasks suddenly take on a golden allure:

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Christmas Presents on a Student Budget

The holly is hung, the mistletoe is strung, and Christmas is right around the corner. The holidays are always a lovely time of year, and being on a college campus can make everything seem especially cheerful and bright. Twinkle lights sparkle on trees, wreaths adorn school building doors, and Christmas parties (and cheesy sweaters)...

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How to Stay Motivated

There’s no doubt about it: there’s a lot to accomplish each day when you’re a college student. You’ve got classes to attend, papers to write, projects to finish, extracurriculars to participate into, and perhaps a job to work as well. Not only that, but somewhere in there, you probably want to make time for the...

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Balancing School and a Job

There’s no doubt about it: money can feel tight when you’re a college student. You have textbooks to pay for, a grocery bill to foot—not to mention, it’d be nice to have a little extra cash here and there to fill in the gaps and go out and do something fun. It’s not a bad

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Transitioning to Dorm Life

Dorm life can be an absolute blast. Living on your own, with friends—and not just a room of friends but a whole building full of people your own age—can be a really fun and memorable experience. However, as with all community, living in close quarters with a lot of other people can also come with

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How to Make the Most of Your Winter Break

If you live in a northern state, chances are good that you’ve already seen snow flurries starting to fall, which means Thanksgiving and Christmas are right around the corner. Along with the holidays comes the anticipated winter break—no homework, a chance to see family and friends from back home, delicious home-cooked meals, and...

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How to Prep for a Job Interview

College is so important—but why? Not only do you cultivate a variety of life skills when you’re at school, but you’re attending classes, doing projects, completing homework, and learning invaluable expertise that will give you the mastery and competence of your chosen academic path. Going to school gives you the know-how to...

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