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5 ways to improve your college GPA

You may not think your college GPA is important as long as you graduate and get your degree. But employers look at your GPA, which shows them what kind of a student you were, your ambition and your dedication, all traits that will reflect on you as a prospective employee.

Calculate your GPA. (Credit: yourgpacalculator.com)

Calculate your GPA. (Credit: yourgpacalculator.com)

With a good GPA, you have more of a chance of directing your career path. Here are some college tips to calculate your GPA and improve your study habits. Read more

Awkward family conversations and how to navigate them: GPA, love life and social life

Everyone can agree that avoiding questions from family members during the holidays is easier said than done.

Everyone can agree that avoiding questions from family members during the holidays is easier said than done.

So the holidays are around the corner and you know what that means: nosy Aunt Edna and all of your well-intentioned family members will be at the dinner table anxious to grill you about your GPA, love life and social life in college. How are your grades? Are you dating anyone? What do you do on the weekends? Some of us would like to get through college with a little privacy — thank you very much — and for those of you who are with me on this, stay tuned. Here are some tips on how to handle some common scenarios. Read more