Stress + School: How to Deal

Stress is the body’s reaction to a challenge, and college can certainly be a challenge. Chances are, even if you’re only a week or two into your first year at a college or university, you’re already dealing with stress of some sort. There’s a lot more required of you now that you’ve graduated from high

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How to Stay Organized in College

It’s tough to stay organized at college when that fabulous freedom you now have means you get to decide when and how you’ll manage your schedule. Need to clean your room but would rather watch Netflix? Sure! Why not push off the tidying until next weekend? Your friends are going out for half-price appetizers, but

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How to Not Waste Your Summer Vacation

With the weather finally warming and the snow gradually melting, you’re probably getting in that refreshed, springtime frame of mind. Frisbee on the lawn, balmy breezes, the ability to walk outside without every inch of your skin covered with some kind of winter gear: it’s a beautiful feeling. Since spring is upon us...

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How to Master the College Application

Oh, the college application. As a high school student, you might turn your nose up at such things because who has time to write one more essay? Don’t you already do that for history class on a regular basis? Why must you complete proverbial “homework” in order to qualify for more school and more homework?

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Am I Too Busy?

“How are things going?” “Busy! Busy but good.” If you’ve answered the above question like this before, you’re certainly not alone. Americans in general—but college students especially—are busier than ever before. College campuses are right up there with airports and train stations: busy hubs with lots...

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A Day in the Life of a College Student

Before you head off to college, it can be difficult to imagine what life at college actually looks like. The switch to college can feel like a big transition, especially if you decide you’re going to live on campus in a dorm. Obviously, you know you’re attending school to further your education, but what else

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5 Reasons to Consider a Christian College

Everyone has a unique experience at college, so it can be tough to guarantee the type of life you’ll lead once you’re settled into your dorm and attending classes regularly. However, there’s something to say about the environment that you willingly place yourself in, and there are several positive factors that can result from a

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Location Matters: Setting the Scene for College

It’s no secret that colleges and universities exist all over the world. As of 2013, the United States alone housed over 4,725 two-year and four-year institutions, as well as for-profit and non-profit schools. The geographic location of where you choose to attend college can truly make or break your experience, and it could potentially...

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Choosing a Major When Nothing Seems Like the Right Fit

Many have been there, and many will follow in your footsteps in the future. Choosing a major can feel like a lot of pressure—after all, this is your future on the line! The subject matter you choose to study over the next four to eight years at college could determine future schooling, where you live,

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