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How Should You Start Your Day in College?

Have you ever had that feeling that the best idea would be just to stay in bed today? That first train of thought in the morning, talking to you seductively trough the voice in your head about the glorious benefits of giving up, lead on by the notion that a tricky task is long overdue. […]

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How To Have A Successful And Fun College Life

Starting college is a scary thing to imagine. Suddenly jumping into a new world filled with hundreds (or thousands depending on the college) of people you don’t know, to study for the career that determines your whole future. Not to mention the costs and expenses. Balancing work and play is hard in college, but before […]

Will Wearing Current Trends Change Our Personal Style?

Fashion is a strange blend of widely popular, and extremely personal. It’s constantly changing and shifting, bringing new things to the table, new trends to try, new rules to obey. And yet, fashion doesn’t work unless you break the rules and stay true to yourself despite the barrage of fads, microseasons, and magazines shouting at […]

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Ensuring A Win In The First Year Of College

Most new college students are familiar with the “Freshman 15.” That’s the amount of weight many college students gain after their first year of undergraduate studies. There are a lot of reasons why many first-year college students gain weight — including cafeteria food, lots of late-night pizza and drinking beverages they shouldn’t be drinking. The […]

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Guide for Women to Keep Safe on College Campuses (Part 1/2)

College campuses have many learning experiences whether in or out of the classroom. Unfortunately, young ladies get assaulted every day and thus it is vital for women to take precautions so they won’t be victims. You can never have enough information about your self-defense methods to reduce risk in these cases or hopefully prevent them […]

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Benefits Of Living Off Campus

Living on your own is one of the biggest changes that comes with your first year of college. Leaving the security and predictability of your parents’ home is an important step you need to take on the road to becoming a full-fledged adult. For many freshmen, that means moving into the dorms. Yet although dorm […]

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5 Preventative Health Tips for College Students

As a college student, it’s easy to overlook your physical health and wellbeing when you’re busy concentrating on getting to your classes, studying for exams, finishing homework, and maintaining a social life. However, developing healthy habits now will make it easier to stay healthy throughout the rest of your life — not to mention avoid […]

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How to Avoid Stress as a College Student

It is quite possible that attending college is going to be one of the most stressful things you’ll ever do. Some reasons for this include the many assignments, tight deadlines, and often complex subject matters. However, it’s important that you find ways not to allow the stress to overwhelm you. Doing so could result in […]