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5 Important Tips for Staying Healthy in College

The sooner you incorporate healthy habits into your life, the higher chance you have of leading a lifelong healthy lifestyle. Sticking to healthy choices can be hard, especially in college—sometimes it’s easier to order takeout or to sleep in an hour longer and skip the workout. However, when you make the conscious decision to make […]

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Making the Most of Your Last Semester of High School

You’ve jumped through all the hoops, and you’re set to start college, a job, basic training, or a gap year experience in the fall. You still have to graduate first, and you’ll feel happier about your overall high school experience if you find ways to make the most of your last semester of high school. […]

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3 Ways To Go to College for Free

Higher education often comes with a higher price tag than many students can afford. Annual tuition and fees can range from around $3000 for a community college to over $30 thousand for a four-year private college. While great achievements are possible with or without higher education, most sources agree that a college degree improves your […]

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How to Care for Your Mental Health on Campus

Going to college is a significant feat, especially if you’re returning after a long break or starting for the first time as an adult. Sometimes you have to postpone things you want to do to care for your family, but regaining your drive is always a great thing. However, you may wonder how to manage […]

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Pros and Cons of Bringing Your Car to College

One major decision you have to make before you head to college is whether you want to bring your car. You typically have an option unless your university doesn’t allow vehicles on campus for freshmen. Because you already have enough college-related decisions to make, we’ve made this one easy for you by coming up with […]

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Education Careers Outside the Classroom

One of the most inspirational dreams a student can accomplish is obtaining a career in education. It is a fulfilling profession that allows you the opportunity to change lives. However, not every teacher wants to work in a classroom. Luckily, there are many opportunities for those looking to instruct others across a broad spectrum of […]

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The Smartest Way to Refinance Your Student Loan

Over the last 30 years tuition fees for students have continually risen, with today over 1.6 trillion student loan debt in America. You may have been slogging through payments for several years or you are just beginning to repay your student debt, you’re probably wondering – ‘Am I going about this the right way?’. If […]

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The 5 Biggest Things to Avoid in College

You learn a lot when you go to college. From your classes to the people you meet to the next few years of growing up, you’re going to leave college not just smarter, but wiser as well. Unfortunately, a lot of college lessons tend to come from mistakes students make. Steer away from these blunders […]

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Helpful Tips for Baby Carriers and Baby Wearing for New-born

Carrying your little one snuggly and safely will require a comfortable baby carrier or a sling. You must have seen a lot of parents wear one while carrying their child and would have already added one to the list of baby things to purchase before your baby arrives. However, there are a few precautionary measures […]