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Top 3 Benefits of Learning New Languages in College

The advantages of learning a new language are many, ranging from bettering your career prospects to the ability to communicate with people from other cultures. Languages consist of an extremely complex system of structures, rules, and verbal terms. Whether it’s studying Mandarin Chinese, Spanish, or Arabic, learning new languages means that your brain must cope […]

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The Lifelong Effects of Smoking All Young Adults Should Know

According to the CDC, nearly 20 percent of people admitted to trying cigarettes before the age of 18. This trend is very disturbing and must decrease. Perhaps, if we discuss the lifelong effects of smoking, young people will think twice about lighting up. The Lungs Cigarettes contain harmful chemicals that can cause irreparable damage to […]

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5 Things Teachers Should Keep On-Hand

Teachers understand that having the right supplies on hand can make the difference between having a good day and a not so great day. Although there are some basic supplies teachers always have available, there are some unique things that can make life in the classroom even easier. Car Air Fresheners What?! If you’ve never […]

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Your Guide to Top Career Choices – 2021 and Beyond

The scope of potential careers has increased in recent years. While a variety in choice is ideal, it does leave you with difficulty finding and honing in on your niche. On top of this, there’s an expectation of pursuing a field of study to support sustainable future employment. While it’s impossible to know what the […]

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5 Ways To Manage Your Asthma While at College

When you suffer from asthma, you need to have control over your environment so that you can limit your exposure to allergens. But if you’re a college student living in the dorms, unfortunately, this level of management is never fully attainable. Student housing is often a breeding ground for germs and allergens, making it very […]

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How To Financially Prepare for College

With tuition, housing, books, and more, there’s no denying it—college is expensive, and you’ll have to find a way to pay for it. If you’re preparing to transition from high school to a new, exciting college career, these tips on how to financially prepare for college will help you offset the costs. Start Budgeting Before […]

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Things To Start Doing Once You Move Out on Your Own

Being on your own in your own place for the first time is one of the best parts of getting older. You have so much freedom and your own space to do with whatever you please. However, unfortunately, living on your own isn’t all fun. You have a lot of extra responsibilities when you have […]

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Learning From Home? How to Keep Your Students Engaged

The continuing COVID-19 health crisis has changed the entire landscape of education. What was once viewed as a temporary solution last spring has now become more permanent in nature for many students across the world. As a parent or educator, you can do your part to help your students to stay focused by being diligent […]

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Staying Safe On Campus. A New Students Guide

You’ve worked hard and you’ve got the grades, now you’re off to college and nothing can stop you. However, just because you’re heading to college and you’re going to be surrounded by your peers, doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take your safety seriously. Theft, assault, burglaries and now COVID-19 has left many students wondering how safe […]