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Off to College? 4 Things Every Young Einstein Needs

Heading off to college is a monumental event that often comes with mixed emotions. If you are feeling both excited and anxious, rest assured that you are in good company. Being prepared for the new experiences and challenges that you will face in the weeks ahead can dramatically reduce your anxiety level. In the process, […]

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Tips for Furnishing Your First Apartment

Those last two years in college are a dream. You’re finally out of the dorms or other university- sponsored housing and into the real-life housing market. You get to search for, tour, and lease your very own apartment! Once you find your dream (or “good enough”) apartment, you’ll need to furnish it. Dissimilar to the […]

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What are the Effects of Plagiarism on Education?

Plagiarism is one of the most unethical practices in education and it can create some serious consequences not only for the students but also for the teachers. The biggest significance plagiarism can cause, is making failure in the classes or it may cause the student to get expelled from the school. Plagiarism can raise a […]

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How to Care for Your Mental Health This Winter

While some people simply adore the snowfall, cozy nights and brisk chill of the wintertime, it’s understandable that the season can get some people feeling pretty down. There are varying degrees of mental health struggles that winter can bring, with many people suffering from seasonal affective disorder — a specific kind of depression that appears […]

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Tips for Returning To Campus After Winter Break

Winter break is a time meant for relaxation after a taxing first semester. Many students are now itching to get back on campus after a long month away from friends and their college lifestyle. While returning to school is exciting, it’s easy to fall into bad habits that can make your upcoming semester difficult. Check […]

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It Is Important That Students Check Their Emails Often

If you are a student, you probably don’t check your emails as often as it is recommended. Without knowing it, you might be missing out on significant opportunities. Read on to find out more. Why Emails Are Important No matter if you are a student or a member of the working class, having an active […]

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Good Energy-Boosters for Students

Whether they’re studying for quizzes, doing homework, or sitting in class, students need the right amount of energy to get through the day. For this reason, it’s not rare for students to turn to energy drinks to boost their focus. However, there are much healthier ways to do this. To help you boost your focus […]

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Our Full Guide to Packing for College (with Less Stress)

It’s finally here. You’ve been preparing for this all your life. You’re heading to college! While this is supposed to be an exciting event, it can be full of stress and difficult decisions. Where will you live? How will you pay your bills? What should you pack? We can’t answer all of those questions for […]