Depression can have mental, as well as physical, symptoms. What are some signs of depression? A change of appetite or sleeping habits, turning away from activities that you once enjoyed or feeling tired and listless are all signs you may be suffering from depression.
A strong message to remember when experiencing depression. (Credit: Thoughts.com)
If you think you might be dealing with depression there are some DIY tips that can help. According to WebMD, depression is treatable and most people, 80%, find that their depression gets better with medication, talk therapy, or both. Continue reading
It’s a new school year with lots of new people to meet. For college students, putting your best face forward means cleaning up your face if you’re prone to acne. While primarily a genetic problem (yes, you can blame your parents!), acne can be controlled and treated so it is kept to a minimum.
Learn the best ways to control and treat acne. (Credit: QuickMeme.com)
It requires a bit of care and planning, but the results will be worth it. To enjoy your college life, as well as your social life, here are some lifehack college tips to improve your acne and overall student health. Continue reading
You are about to enter another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind … we call it the roommate nightmares zone. So your roommate is a jerk. It happens, and it may seem like the end of the world: stuck in a small, confined space with a person that drives you absolutely insane.
Don’t let a bad roommate ruin your college experience.
What do you do if you have a bad college roommate? How will you survive the horror with your stuff, and your mind, intact? Continue reading
Many college students feel homesickness. We miss the comfortable and predictable lifestyle that made us feel safe at home and during high school.
If you experience homesickness, there are many ways to help you cope.
Now everything is different, new and strange. Since good student health depends on working through being homesick, here are some college tips for a successful and happy campus life. Continue reading
Procrastinating. Something college students know absolutely nothing about, right? Just kidding. I’ve been in your shoes before so I understand that sometimes you’d rather wait to prepare yourself for the new school year.
The good news is that you can still take advantage of great back-to-school deals for all of your college needs. CengageBrain.com is here to help make your transition into the fall semester a smooth one. Continue reading
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Everyone has their own preference. Some college students like echapters and others would rather walk around campus with an armload of huge textbooks that weigh a ton.
Read your eChapters with ease on your digital device. (Credit: Alexis Grant)
Whether you’re the type of student that likes to highlight and scribble, or the type of student that’s always on the go, CengageBrain has all college textbook formats to make college life easier. Continue reading
There are so many college tips for things a college freshman should bring when he or she leaves home, to have in their dorm rooms or to buy when they get there.
Be mindful about what you do and don’t need to bring to college. (Credit: awnisALAN, Flickr Creative Commons)
You want to be prepared but you also want to enjoy campus life and not overdo it. To save money and to save space in your college dorms, here are seven things you don’t need. Continue reading
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For the 2014-2015 academic year, the Pat Tillman Foundation welcomes the addition of four new University Partners in support of the Tillman Military Scholars program. Georgetown University, Indiana University, The Ohio State University and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee were selected as Tillman Military Scholar University Partners, bringing the total to 15 partner institutions nationwide.
Each partnered university has demonstrated effective leadership and support services for the student veterans, active servicemembers and their families on campus. Continue reading
From California to Massachusetts, a group of ten high school student volunteers and two crew leaders set out this summer to restore sections of the Paulinskill Valley Trail in Sussex County’s Kittatinny Valley State Park that were heavily affected by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee.
In their efforts, volunteers were able to repaint bridges along the trail, remove overgrown vegetation and install informational kiosks in sections of the park. Continue reading