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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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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 […]

Six Ways to Develop Emotional Intelligence in College

There’s been a lot of talk about this so called emotional intelligence ¬†recently. So what exactly is it and why is it important?¬† Essentially, EI is how we perceive and understand what is going on around us emotionally and then choose how to feel, think, and act accordingly. It is the ability to recognize our […]

3 Benefits of Volunteering in College

College life is always a big adventure. There are so many new things to try and exciting activities to get involved in as you pursue a degree in a field of your choice. Among the things you can do while studying in college is volunteering in several programs designed to help others. In some universities, […]

Tips For Staying Motivated In College

Students need a lot of motivation to learn in places like schools and colleges. Do you know why? Because students consider places like colleges and schools an imprisoned home. They think that their every move is being watched. They lose hope in a traditional campus setting because they feel they are not learning enough. They […]