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Student’s Guide to Budget Shopping During a Pandemic

Shopping for anything, especially on a tight budget, has gotten a lot more difficult. Whether you’re braving the physical stores or trying to find the right products online, it’s a stressful time for a student to be worrying about shopping. Keep costs low and yourself safe by trying out these tips for budget shopping during […]

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Things That Could Hurt Your Sleep While at College

From purchasing your textbooks to packing to move into the dorms, there’s a lot to consider when starting your college career. However, while it’s easy to get swept up in the busy preparation process, it’s vital to consider how you’re going to live a healthy and productive life once you’ve settled into your college routine. […]

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Things to Do Before Leaving for College

The summer before leaving for college can be hectic. There is often so much to do it can be hard to remember everything on your to-do list. Of course, it’s easy to remember the exciting rite of passage tasks like picking out your dorm décor and scheduling classes, but some tasks may be overlooked altogether. […]

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The Benefits of Living Off-Campus in College

One of the biggest changes about going to college is living on your own for the first time. This is quite a shift for many, and there are usually three options as far as the living situation is concerned: commute from home, live on-campus, or live off-campus. For many, commuting from home might not be […]

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5 Careers to Get You Started in the Medical Field

If you’re passionate about health and medicine, working in the field can be done without becoming a doctor first. In fact, there are many entry-level medical jobs you can acquire that make the perfect stepping stone for individuals who wish to work while they earn a degree and certification. All of these jobs do require […]

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How to Create a Strong Conclusion For Your Essay

Honing their essay writing skills is something that every student has to do. That includes knowing how to create a strong concluding paragraph. It is vital that you use it to make a positive impression. If you are at all unsure how to conclude an essay in an effective way, just read on. Below, we […]