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After the Pandemic: 11 Things We’re Most Looking Forward To

Anyone who says they’re not looking forward to life after the pandemic is lying to you. The last 10 months have been difficult for large swaths of people all over the world. The lives we knew have been distant memories with no signs of coming back any time soon. As depressing as that sounds, new […]
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7 ADD Coping Mechanisms for College Students

ADD coping strategies are important for helping students with attention deficit disorder (and ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) deal with conditions that can impede their learning. And if you look up ADD coping strategies on the Internet, you’re likely to find a ton of articles directed at teachers. But what this particular algorithm fails […]
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16 New Rules for Building a Fulfilling College Social Life

Building your own college social life is part of the fun of leaving home for a university. Unfortunately, the events of the past eight months have changed this rite of passage perhaps forever.  We have to learn how to start doing things a little bit differently in the pandemic age. In the following article, we […]
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2021 New Year’s Resolutions: How to Make Up for the Worst Year Ever

Hopefully, you aren’t waiting on the new year to start your list of 2021 New Year’s Resolutions. You want to be ready to go from day one. That means planning ahead and having a clear strategy in place as the year rolls over. If you have yet to do the planning, don’t fret too much. […]
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7 Bad Spending Habits to Kick in College

It’s way too easy to get locked into bad spending habits when you’re young. High school does little to prepare you for the temptations and realities you will face. Ideally, parents will pick up any remaining slack, but with most people living lives in debt, students going to college can’t really count on that either. […]
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Top 7 Research Skills You Should Know to Survive College Term Papers

Getting the right research skills in place is about more than simply looking stuff up on the Internet. There is a wealth of information available online and off, but some of it is better than others. How do you know how to separate the bad from the good, the useful from the useless? In the […]
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How to Build a Support System from the Ground Up

Establishing a support system isn’t something one often considers when starting college. However, there is no better time to start. After all, many of the pieces will already be in place. The friends and family you keep with you lead the way, but you’ll also need to be open to new faces and experiences. In […]
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Are Internships Worth It? 7 Reasons the Answer Is Yes

Are internships worth it, truly? It’s a fair question when you consider the mountains of student loan debt and the fact that most internships are unpaid positions that seemingly take advantage of your hard work. Before you go off dismissing them, however, you need to consider the ways that they can improve your life. We’ll […]
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Writing a College Essay: 7 Elements Every Great Paper Should Have

Writing a college essay is particularly challenging if words give you trouble. Sure, everyone can write words on a page. Using those words to craft a coherent world view or thesis is an art form, though. One that requires lots of practice. In the following article, we’re going to talk about what every college essay […]
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15 Global Issues Generation Z Is Prepared to Conquer

Generation Z is the latest group of humans to make an impact in the workforce and life in general as they proceed from high school to college. The dates we’ve listed for them above are estimates, and some can fall into that latter-Generation Y range. As in the past, many older generations lament the failings […]
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