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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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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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Creating a Successful College Workout Plan

College is the place to learn and set up for future career success. This undoubtedly comes with a busy schedule as you try to juggle classes, studying, internships, part-time jobs, club activities, leisure time, and sleep. This atmosphere often causes many students to throw physical health by the wayside. Regular exercise, however, plays a pivotal […]

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Cycling as a Fun Way to Stay Physically Active While in College

College is often titled as the best time of your life. You’re finally independent, you’re figuring out life as an adult, you’re making new friends, and you’re learning all about the things you love. Getting your life in order through college seems like an excellent idea on paper, too. In reality, this is also the […]

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Meditate Your Stress Away: Tips to Reduce College Stress

Almost half or 45% of college students seek counseling sessions due to the stress. College years are a time when students experience an increase in stressful events including keeping up with their academic workload, being away from their family for the first time, working to support themselves, maintaining intimate and social relationships, and keeping themselves […]

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How to Successfully Manage Working & Studying

Learning how to manage work and study at the same time requires you to be self-disciplined, and it will take some practice. It isn’t always easy to find a balance between the two, but if anything, you are never alone in doing it. Plus, it will prepare you for when you graduate, and you will […]

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Care Package Ideas and Printables for College Students

Midterms and finals can cause a lot of stress for college students. Between attending office hours and spending late nights studying at the library, it’s easy for students to feel overwhelmed. Being away from home seems daunting and nothing makes you wish you were home more than feeling under the weather. Parents away from their […]

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7 Reasons Why You Should Read On a Daily Basis

Are you the type of person who likes to spend time just to read? If that so, then what is it about? Is it novels, magazines, newspapers or story updates on Facebook? The reason why you should read daily is to keep your brain active. If you read every day, then you’ll experience the following […]