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Moving Off-Campus: 12 Considerations Before You Take That Step

Moving off-campus might seem like a great idea, and it very well could be! But before you let the frustration of shared bathrooms and curfews get the better of you, you need to do the balancing act of pros and cons. In this article, we examine 12 special considerations you should be weighing. We give […]
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Dorm Room Tips: 8 Tips for Getting More Out of Less Space

It’s tough to think of your dorm room as anything but a confining space where you can only be a fractional version of yourself. However, it also has a tremenous upside. For the first time in your life, you have a “place” that feels like it is truly your own. It’s also a location where […]
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Dropping Out: 10 Steps to Take Immediately After

Contrary to popular belief, dropping out of school is not the end of the world. That said, it’s not the best action either, and it will come with its fair share of repercussions or consequences. (Of course, we’re mostly speaking to college students here. If you’re in high school, you really need to think twice, […]
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10 Study Benefits of Being Lazy

Study benefits to being lazy? What in the heck are these crazy people trying to sell us? Haven’t they said our whole lives that the early bird gets the worm, hard work breeds success, and all that? Yes, “they” have, whoever “they” are. We’re different, though. We actually see the value to your grades and […]
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8 Digital Behaviors to Stop Doing Right Now

Understanding the difference between healthy and disruptive digital behaviors is important if you want to live a productive and happy life. We’re of the belief that many people who engage in some of the harmful behaviors we’re about to cover don’t necessarily mean to. And that’s what makes these things so dangerous. They can slip […]
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Do Grades Matter: 10 Reasons They Definitely Do

Have you ever asked or been asked the question, “Do grades matter?” These usually come from students who feel that teachers don’t properly evaluate and assess their performance on subjective test scores or homework. It’s true that some teachers can slough off the grading process. They treat those low-point homework assignments like glorified attendance slips. […]
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How to Read More, Learn More: 10 Tips to Get More Out of Books

Learning how to read more is a useful skill that will make you smarter and feeling more fulfilled. To make the most of it, though, you need to gauge where you currently are in your reading habits. Are you the type of person who wants to read more but always puts it on the back-burner? […]
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Top 10 Procrastination Traps and How to Avoid Them

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before. You feel motivated and are ready to jump into that massive pile of to-dos that you didn’t get to over the weekend. But then, you get a ding on your phone. You check the screen to see more missed notifications from this app and that one and […]
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Work-Life Balance vs. Work-Life Integration: Which Is Best?

Over the last decade or so, there has been a work-life balance vs work-life integration debate brewing everywhere from the classroom to the boardroom. The influx of new technologies and changing dynamics in the workplace has fundamentally altered the lives of all of us. It makes us wonder if balance is even achievable? And if […]
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What Is Flow State, and How Do I Get There: 10 Tips

You have probably heard about the flow state before if you’ve made it this far in your educational journey. The flow state is that state of being in which you can be your most productive without having to consciously achieve it. It gets easier to do the better it is you are at whatever you’re […]
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