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8 Ways To Make Friends In College

Heading off to college can be a daunting time for anyone. You are leaving behind your friends, your family, your home, the area you grew up in and know inside out, and going somewhere entirely new. You may only have visited your college once before, and the town or city it’s in could be totally […]

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4 Reasons That Students Should Have Their Own Website

Education can be an all-consuming experience for many. Between moving away from family and friends for the first time, to independent living and, of course, the workload, becoming a student can be a stressful time. Lectures, seminars and essay deadlines all keep you busy, but for those that wish to make the most of their […]

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Tips for College Students Living Away From Home

Adapting to life in college can be hard for many students. Study demands are usually much higher than experienced in high school. At the same time, there are more social activities begging for students to participate. There are some tips that you can use to help you succeed in living away from home at college. […]

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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 […]

3 Ways to Stay Safe Online On Campus

Heading off to college is a double-edged sword of excitement and fear of the unknown. It won’t be anything like high school and, similarly, hardly at all like the adult life awaiting you after graduation. Nevertheless, all these stages of life require a certain awareness and responsibility for your personal safety. No more so than […]