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The Best Ways for Student Athletes To Avoid Injury

If you’re a student athlete, you’ve already learned that as you progress in your sport, the pressure to win gets more intense. Your school’s program focuses on its record, and not always the best interests of its players. So, it’s up to you to make sure you’re taking care of yourself. This is no small […]

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8 Important Questions To Ask A Potential Roommate

When you couple the expense of an apartment with the financial uncertainties caused by the coronavirus pandemic, it’s understandable that more people are looking to take on a roommate. It’s important to take your time and learn about your potential roommate before signing a lease with them. You should not assume that just because you […]

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5 Tips For Overcoming Fear During Your Academic Career

The transition to college can be difficult for some people. With an unfamiliar environment, a new set of classmates, and a demanding course load, the occasion marks a trying time that incoming students may find stressful. However, proper preparation and understanding could help with the anxiety. Potential Challenges for Incoming Students Though a university education […]

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The Best Cars for a College Student

Having a car on campus can be a big help to students, especially students at larger universities that rely on bus systems to get around. Bringing your own car gives you the freedom to explore beyond your college town on the weekends and travel to class on your own time without having to worry about […]

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Dangers of Falling Into Fad Diets in College

University students and weight gain stereotypes have gone together for quite a long time. In the U.S., many new students struggle with the “Freshman 15,” a label describing how easy it is to put on extra weight in school when you’re surrounded by food constantly. Gaining weight in college can also be a problem due […]

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Easy Dorm Room Recipes for Back to School

Going back to college for another semester is exciting, but it also makes every student wonder what they’ll eat every day. Even if you get an on-campus meal plan, you’ll likely make quite a few meals in your dorm room. Some nights you won’t be able to take a study break to walk to the […]

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3 Treatments for Mesothelioma

For many people, going to the doctor provides peace of mind that their bodies are in good health, and they are doing what they can to ensure longevity and quality of life. However, just one appointment can change that sense of peace. If you end up with a life-threatening or terminal illness diagnosis, it can […]

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Hydration Dos and Don’ts for Athletes

Coaches and online fitness gurus are always exhorting athletes and followers to stay hydrated. Unfortunately, they don’t often say much about how much or what you should drink, or when. Both too little fluid and too much can be life-threatening. Hydration dos and don’ts for athletes apply to professionals, school athletes, and weekend warriors alike. […]