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New school year, new experiences to boost your student advantage

“There’s a whole world out there” is probably something you’ve heard people say. And it’s so true. Maybe you spent the first half of the school year playing it safe, getting to know the school and adjusting to dorm life. … Continue reading

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From student health to study habits: What not to do when starting the new school year

You got through the first semester – phew! But another semester is looming. Friends, parents, and older siblings who have done it all before are hammering you with advice on how to handle dorm life, student health, study habits, avoiding … Continue reading

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Post holiday blues: How to have fun on a college budget in the new year

If the holiday spending spree has left you feeling post-festivities withdrawal, no need to despair. Just because your wallet seems vacuum-dried, it doesn’t mean you have to stay home alone munching on ramen for the next month. Here are some … Continue reading

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Top tips for setting goals for the new year: Academic success, career planning and more

It’s now a brand new year and there’s no time like the present to re-evaluate your goals for academic success and career planning. Setting goals is the process of defining where you want to go and the best way of … Continue reading

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How to make new friends and get rid of bad habits in college

The new year is here, and while you have been hard at work studying this term, you may not have found the time to have an active social life. In addition, you know that bad habits die hard, and this … Continue reading

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Top 10 college safety tips

With your new-found freedom at college, sometimes safety precautions are the furthest thing from your mind. However, from the college dorm life reality of someone stealing something from your room to running into trouble while walking home from a late … Continue reading

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Top ten ways to manage time when studying for final exams

Final exams are just around the corner for most of us and, in addition to really learning the material you’ve been taught all semester, you should learn how to manage your time so you get those top grades you’ve been … Continue reading

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After final exams are over, it’s time for winter break fun!

Once final exams have come to an end you’re more than ready for the winter break. Like many students, you’ll be spending more time with your family, but you’ll want to find other activities to keep boredom at bay. Reading, … Continue reading

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Packing up: Tips on moving out for winter break

Colleges and universities across the United States will close their doors in a week or two to allow staff and students a much-needed break for the holidays with families and friends. So, what does this mean to you, the student … Continue reading

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Group projects and team presentations — How to make it work

College is a learning experience, right? You’ve already learned how to sleep with someone snoring across your dorm room, and how to make the most of your meal plan at the campus eateries. But what about how to make it … Continue reading

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