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managing grad school stress

Managing Graduate School Stress

The decision to attend grad school can be both exhilarating and anxiety inducing. There are many benefits to grad school, as it presents the opportunity to further your career and for you to gain crucial experience toward your chosen career path. The decision to go to grad school should not be taken lightly, however. Graduate […]

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How to Make the Most of Your First Week of University

Your first week of university determines so much about how well you do throughout the year. This is mostly because the first week is when you’ll make friends, when you settle in, and when you first start your life as an independent adult. Doing this right means that you love the environment, love studying, and […]

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4 Ways to Keep a Balanced Diet While Living on Campus

Many people have heard about the infamous “freshman fifteen,” which describes the common weight gain that first-year college students experience. Many college students struggle with their weight and their overall level of nutrition throughout college rather than only in their first year of school. While a limited budget and a lack of time may be […]

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On the College Hunt: How to Find the Right School for You

Deciding which college to attend is one of the most important decisions you’ll make after your high school career. You need to analyze your individual wants and needs before making your final decision on where to go. You’ll be spending the next two to four or longer in college. Keep these factors in mind when […]