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10 Ways to Manage Anxiety Without Medication During the Semester

Learning to manage anxiety can be a lifelong skill that requires many different approaches. While there are many effective medications out there on the market, and you should be speaking to your doctor if unable to manage, there are many prescriptionless techniques that you can employ from day one of your college career. In this […]
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10 Ways to Show Confidence in a Job Interview

Trying to show confidence may not come easy for you. It’s a struggle for everyone who tries to maintain a modicum of humility. However, the job interview is no place to keep the great Secret of You private. Employers want to know they’re speaking to someone who can be the next great asset to their […]
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5 Damaging Mindsets and How to Overcome Them

Damaging mindsets are the most common obstacles that you will face on the road to success. You’re capable of more than you may realize. But if any of these thoughts are able to sneak into your conscience, watch out! In this article, we look at the five worst and give practical tips for how to […]
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Work From Home Survival Tips Because, Let’s Face It, You’re Gonna Be Working From Home

There’s been a lot more talk lately about the future of work, and how the opportunity to work from home will be there for many of us. If you’re a student, you already sort of know what it’s like from online classes and the whole COVID experience of the last two years. Still, being employed […]
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Student Loan Default: 7 Reasons It Is A Bad Idea

Student loan default is an option that many desperate student borrowers are considering. The idea is, “What can they do to us if we just refuse to pay?” Look, we get it. It can be overwhelming paying back six figures, especially when the only job offers that you have on the table are for $15 […]
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What Is Critical Thinking: 8 Reasons Employers Value It

Hear the phrase “critical thinking,” and what comes to mind? Do you associate it with negativity, positivity, or something else? Perhaps the word root “critic” makes you think of people who never have anything nice to say. Maybe you think about movie or book or music critics. Whatever the connotation, know this. Critical thinking is […]
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50 20 30 Rule: What to Learn About Budgeting Before You Start Work

The 50 20 30 Rule (or 50/20/30 as it is sometimes referred to) is a simple way of structuring your finances. It’s designed to do three things. That includes allowing you to handle financial obligations, spend within reason, and save money for a rainy day. Unfortunately, this and other financial literacy items are often not […]
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10 Ways to Develop Ideas Into Finished Projects

Do you freeze up when it comes time to develop ideas for an essay, project, or other assignment? It happens to the best of us, but it’s important to not let it become “the norm.” That’s because idea development will continue to be a thing throughout your working life. And sometimes the project will be […]
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Pandemic Redux: 12 Tips to Keep COVID From Taking Over Your Semester

It seems like just when the pandemic is over, something happens to the virus causing it to mutate and affect even more people. As we’ve seen the last few weeks, this isn’t over yet. It also may be a “new normal” since we’re two years into it. Now is the time to start employing responsible […]
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10 Ways to Accomplish Your New Year’s Resolutions In 2022

New Year’s Resolutions get a lot of attention at the first of each year. But it’s usually the wrong kind of attention. Everyone is concerned with making their lists and starting their journey. Unfortunately, they don’t know much beyond how to start. They haven’t thought about plans for how they’re going to keep the momentum […]
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