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Essential Supplies for a Successful College Semester

You’ve made it through the fall semester, the holiday season, and the craziness that was 2020. With all that behind you, it’s time to tackle whatever 2021 brings. Whether you’re rounding out your freshman year or graduating this semester, the key to a great spring is great supplies. As you relax and unwind over winter […]

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How College Students Can Cope with Mental Illness and Stress

College students have always struggled with mental stress and anxiety. Graduating from high school, usually in a family-based setting, and transitioning to a college program, even if still living at home, requires major adjustments. Some students are not ready at first for the pressures of college and earning top grades to ensure a good job […]

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Decorating Tips for Your College Apartment

There are few things more thrilling than the idea of your own apartment. You’re away from home, have a space that’s not attached to the school, and you can do whatever you want with your surroundings. It’s exciting, that is, until you realize that rugs are eighty dollars and having your own space is both […]

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3 Steps To Handle Medical Emergencies at School

Schools place student safety as their top priority, but accidents, illnesses, and injuries can happen at any school at any time. From a bee sting on a child with an allergy to a mishap on the playground or a fight in the hallway, medical emergencies require a planned and rapid response. All educators and staff […]

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How to Not Lose Your Mind Working Through College

As a busy and hard-working college student, you’re likely feeling a lot of pressure. It’s challenging going to class, making time for friends, and keeping a job. At times, you might barely get to class on time, let alone finish tying your shoelaces. You’re probably doing everything you can to excel in your studies. After […]

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The Lifelong Effects of Smoking All Young Adults Should Know

According to the CDC, nearly 20 percent of people admitted to trying cigarettes before the age of 18. This trend is very disturbing and must decrease. Perhaps, if we discuss the lifelong effects of smoking, young people will think twice about lighting up. The Lungs Cigarettes contain harmful chemicals that can cause irreparable damage to […]

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5 Ways To Manage Your Asthma While at College

When you suffer from asthma, you need to have control over your environment so that you can limit your exposure to allergens. But if you’re a college student living in the dorms, unfortunately, this level of management is never fully attainable. Student housing is often a breeding ground for germs and allergens, making it very […]

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Staying Safe On Campus. A New Students Guide

You’ve worked hard and you’ve got the grades, now you’re off to college and nothing can stop you. However, just because you’re heading to college and you’re going to be surrounded by your peers, doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take your safety seriously. Theft, assault, burglaries and now COVID-19 has left many students wondering how safe […]

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Student Health: 4 Ways To Stop a Cold Before It Starts

As a college student, there are a lot of things that keep you busy—and all of them require you to be at your best. Whether it be classes, homework, exams, or your extracurricular activities, maintaining your physical and mental well-being is the key to lasting success. However, with a hectic lifestyle such as this, it’s […]