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5 Skills that Should Be Your New Year’s Resolution

If you’ve been struggling to get a job, missing goals, or otherwise not performing at your best, there might be a reason for that. Unfortunately, that reason is one that many people hate to hear: you might not have fully fleshed out your suite of marketable skills. That isn’t the same as saying that you […]

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How to Decorate Your Dorm for the Holidays

The holidays can begin to seem less magical as you get older and being away for college during most of the festive season can make it feel even less special. You’re busy with finals and packing for winter break, and you barely have time to shop for your friends and family. Get yourself into the […]

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8 Clever Ways to Stay Motivated in School Before Your Holiday Break

Thanksgiving break starts this week; and after that comes the bliss of Christmas break. Like many students, you’re likely exhausted with school at this point and inching toward complete demotivation. However, losing your motivation before the break makes the time pass even slower — and it can affect your performance. You may wonder how to […]

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Basic Rights for Young College Students – What You Need to Know

Most students don’t know their own rights, which is why they make easier targets for predatory groups and individuals. There are many different kinds of rights that students (and all people) have. However, there are two categories that are especially relevant to young students: automobiles and housing. Student Rights in an Auto Accident If you’re […]

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Have a Dental Emergency Away from Home? Here’s What to Do

What happens when you are away from home on study abroad or in your first week of college? You might not plan to have a dental emergency while you are away from your hometown dentist, but it can definitely happen. There are various reasons for having a dental emergency, including a toothache from an infection […]

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5 Essential Tips for Teen Drivers

Getting your license as a teenager is so exciting. It’s a true mark of independence, and it gives you a newfound sense of freedom. However, as exciting as this event is, it’s important to stay as safe as possible on the roads. These five essential tips for teen drivers will keep everyone safe and accident-free. […]

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Helpful Tips for Staying Healthy in the Winter

With flu season right around the corner and final exams soon after, keeping your health in peak condition is of the utmost importance. Dorm rooms and dining halls are breeding grounds for germs, however, and staving off the flu is often easier said than done. Luckily, with these helpful tips for students staying healthy in […]

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What to Look for When Buying Used Furniture

College living can be stressful. Dingy apartments, run-down appliances, loud neighbors, and messy roommates are all things any student may experience. Buying used furniture is a must-do for any new living space. It’s crucial every student knows what to look for when buying used furniture to avoid any extra headaches. Look Around The best thing […]