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Tips for Moving Into a College Dorm Room

Heading off to live in your dorm room can be both an exciting prospect and a nerve-racking one. Dorm living can differ quite a bit from living with your family or on your own. To start off on the right foot, you’ll want to have a successful move-in day. Moving isn’t anyone’s favorite thing to […]

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What First-Time Drinkers Should Know

If you’ve observed underage drinking laws and haven’t had your first alcoholic beverage yet, we commend you. But it’s hard to resist temptation once you’ve left home for the first time. Bearing in mind that the legal age to drink in the United States is 21, we can explore the potentially positive sides of this […]

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Starting College? Tips for Moving Out Before Classes Start

You may be anxious about heading away for college, but you should also be excited. Leaving high school behind is a major change that many young people face with nervousness. During this particularly stressful period, you would most likely be living off- or on-campus, all of which come with their own set of challenges. When […]

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8 Gifts for Your Homesick College Student

Going off to college is exciting, but there’s another side to this coin. At some point, your loved one is going to get homesick. To help with this, you can give your college student one or more of the following gifts. Homemade Cookies One thing you can do is make some homemade cookies. Make the […]

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How To Make The Perfect Study Room

Knowing how to make the perfect study room may seem harder than it sounds. There are a number of minor issues that you can run into—problems so subtle you may not even realize they’re holding you back. However, it’s essential to have your own space where you can escape and give yourself the best studying […]

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4 Networking Tips for College Students

There are around 19.7 million college students in the United States. While they may be studying subjects as diverse as veterinary medicine, business, or history, there’s one thing that few colleges teach: networking. Networking is a vital skill for students. It’s a great way to find work in competitive fields, make connections that will last […]

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Skills That Aspiring Artists Should Have

It can be difficult to major in the arts because of how varied and different the disciplines are. Painting, cartooning, and graphic design require similar but different skills and experience, and it can be hard to decide which field you want to fully apply yourself to. But no matter what you inevitably decide on, there […]

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Skills Needed To Become a Refinery Worker

Are you interested in a rough and rugged adventure? In that case, a career as an oil refinery worker could be for you. You’ll become a part of our nation’s vital infrastructure—and encounter a high demand for your expertise. But before you jump in, you should understand what a refinery worker does. Refinery workers are […]

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How Whiteboard Animation Can Help in the Classroom

Are you tired of teaching the same old way? Well, whiteboard animation has been slowly taking up space in the classroom. Many modern-day tutors are using Whiteboard animations to teach their students. How Is A Whiteboard Animation Made? There are different tips on creating a good Whiteboard animation, first is to have a solid script. […]