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13 Signs You Need a Change of Major

A change of major is a decision not to take lightly. Of course, it happens. And quite often. But before you decide to take that step, you need to thoroughly evaluate your decision to do so. In the following article, we’ll be doing just that. We’ll also be talking about why students decide to change […]
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How to Bounce Back from Failure

Learning how to bounce back from failure is one of the most important life skills that you’ll ever acquire. That’s because we all fail (or will fail) in life. Even the most successful people in their fields have many more failures on their record than successes. But with perseverance, the success you find at the […]
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17 Professional Behaviors Students Can Start Now to Attract Employers

Professional behaviors are a set of guidelines for how one is to act and interact in the performance of their duties, whatever those duties may be. But you don’t have to have a job – nor ever have had a job – to start using them to your advantage. When you’re in high school and […]
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10 Great Stress Management Tips to Navigate Finals

If you’ve been to school any length of time, you already know a lot about stress management. But during the end of a semester, it can be nice to have a reminder of how to do it effectively. After all, nothing is quite so stressful than when tackling a single exam or project that could […]
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6 Things School Loans Should Never Be Spent On

School loans are often spoken of as the Boogeyman by college students and media trying to agitate college students into hopelessness. And while the cost of education is going up at a rate that exceeds its earnings potential, the reason most loans get as bad as they do is mismanagement. Students find themselves using the […]
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Failing Forward: 7 Ways to Make It Work for You

Failing forward is a concept that means turning your perceived failures into a stepping stone for success. But when we’re in the grips of failure, it sure can be difficult envisioning a day of triumph. That’s why we want to tackle the topic of failing forward head-on and give you some helpful tips on how […]
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College and Alcohol: 12 Reasons to Break the Cycle

College and alcohol too often are synonymous to one another. Most people just assume students will try alcohol during this formative time. Even students who’ve never touched a drop of the stuff up until their Freshman year. While the practice may be somewhat commonplace, it sets a dangerous tone early in a young adult’s development. […]
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23 Best Ways to Overcome Creative Blocks

Creative blocks often are associated with fine arts pursuits. But the reality is that we need creativity in every field, and whenever something happens to stifle it, the quality of the overall work is in jeopardy. In the following article, we’ll be discussing what causes creative blocks to occur. We’ll also be covering the 23 […]
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16 Ways to Build Rapport with Professors

You often don’t think about how to build rapport with professors until you find yourself on the wrong end of one. It happens. Clashes in personality and imbalances of power collide to create hostility and resentment. And that road can run both ways. We don’t want that to happen to you. In the following article, […]
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Active Learning: What Is It, and How to Do It

Active learning is a term that often gets overlooked in favor of active listening. And while the former is not possible without the latter, that’s not close to all of what it entails. In the following article, we’ll be discussing the concept of active learning and sharing tips for how you can become an active […]
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