College Journal — Page 3 of 92 — College Planning Center and Guides

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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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3 Design Careers for Creative Students

Creative careers can come in many different forms, perhaps more than you might realize. The essence of creativity in the workforce is the ability to perform the generation, development, and expression of original and unique ideas; this skill is a boon that you can apply to just about any industry. Artistic careers, among other creative […]

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Nipping Homesickness In The Bud When Starting College

Most high schoolers can’t wait to graduate and enjoy the independence that comes with going off to college, but don’t be surprised if you find that a few weeks into your course, you start to miss home! A study by the UCLA Higher Education Institute found that 49% of first years feel lonely, isolated, and […]

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Helping Students with ADHD Behavior

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a condition that many kids have today and the worst thing is that a fair percentage of them still have it even after they grow up. That is why it is important for them to deal with this kind of problematic behavior early on and in all spheres of life, […]

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How To Handle a Breakup in College

There’s never a good time to break up with your significant other, especially if it’s in the middle of finals or at the start of the semester. If you find yourself in the middle of the worst breakup in your college life – know that you are not alone. Let’s get real – no breakup […]

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Liberal Arts Students Will Find Success in the 21st Century Workforce

Perhaps the number one question college students hear from from their loved ones is “What do you plan on doing with your degree?” For Liberal Arts and Humanities majors especially, the question is usually coated with condescension and expectations of failure. Most understand why. The economic downturn in 2008 made the job market competitive and […]

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Student Loan Debt: What You Need to Know

When you think of debt, credit cards and personal loans are probably the first things that come to mind. You would be surprised to know that, besides mortgages, one other type of debt beats those two: student loan debt. Student loan debt is crippling Americans. In the United States alone, college graduates carry $1.5 trillion […]

Tips On How to Academically Excel in College

Things are getting real this time as you are not only studying to excel in school – you are studying to prepare for life. You are taking up a degree to help prepare you for a career and the lessons you are learning will not only help you achieve good grades, but you need them […]