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how to prepare for an out-of-state college visit

How To Prepare for an Out-of-State College Visit

Life for prospective college students is anything but easy right now, especially if you dream of attending an out-of-state college. It’s more difficult than ever to get a grasp of the school you want to attend without college visits. If you still have time to plan future college visits before you need to make a […]

types of jobs that require pre-employment drug testing

Types of Jobs That Require Pre-Employment Drug Testing

All companies located within the US have the option to perform pre-employment testing to protect and benefit their business. The legality of drug testing is an evolving matter that can vary from state to state. If a company tests job applicants for drug use, it is typically a part of the traditional pre-employment screening process. […]

how to stay comfortable outdoors in winter

How To Stay Comfortable Outdoors in Winter

College is a fun, new, and exciting time in life. However, the weather can drastically impact this positivity, especially if your new school is in an unfamiliar climate. Your ability to withstand the cold temperatures and the bone-chilling winter wind is something you must develop. You cannot effectively weather the frigid outdoors without the right […]

off to college

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, […]

tips for furnishing your first apartment

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 […]

effects of plagiarism

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 […]

how to care for your mental health

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 […]

tips for returning to campus after winter break

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 […]

students should check their emails

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 […]