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17 New Year Resolutions For Students In 2018

New Year Resolutions time, everyone! Every year around this time, the mind begins to consider all the things that are going right and wrong, and all the ways life could be made better. Students especially can take this time to reevaluate and hit the hard reboot. In that spirit, we have put together a list […]
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Changing Majors Soon? Here Are 8 Things To Consider

Changing majors can be a stressful time, especially when you are walking away from something that you were once sure you wanted to do. But life changes and experiences can steer you that direction, and when they do, you want to make sure that your pivot won’t lead you to just another dead end. In […]
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Winter Break Preparations: 10 Moves To Make Now

Winter break is a gift to each and every student who has worked hard (and maybe those who haven’t). It gives one a chance to recharge batteries and enjoy themselves before embarking on the challenges of the rest of the school year. But in order to make the most of your break, you really need […]
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Christmas Break: 33 Ideas For College Students (Or Soon-To-Be)

Christmas break can too often be relegated to a time for shutting down the mental engine. You see two weeks off and think, “Great, I’ll finally be able to sleep in!” Only problem is that you sleep in one day, then two, then three. Pretty soon, the whole time has passed and you have done […]
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The 21st Century Workplace: 7 Truths You Need To Know

The 21st Century workplace differs quite a bit from what your parents and grandparents grew up with. At one point, you got a job, showed up for a set amount of time, then returned home. (Rinse/repeat until payday.) In those days you could depend on a job once you had it. Now, not so much. […]
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Your Quarter Life Crisis: Tips For Overcoming It

Quarter life crisis sufferers are not alone. New research from LinkedIn and posted in full at this link found that “75 percent of 25-to-33-year-olds have experienced a quarter life crisis, defined as ‘a period of insecurity and doubt that many people in their mid-20s to early 30s go through surrounding their career, relationships, and finances.’” […]
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The 7 Valedictorian Qualities Every Student Should Have

Valedictorian recipients are important to learn from no matter where you are in your educational journey. You may be a straight C student (or worse), who is too far into your career to make up ground and earn your school’s top academic prize, but you can still improve your life and future outlook tenfold by […]
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23 Bad Career Advice Tips

Bad career advice isn’t something you have to look too far to find. Everyone’s experience in the workforce is different, but they all think their lessons are the right lessons. It’s not that they’re being malicious. A lot of times they really feel as if they’re helping you out. By “they,” I’m meaning parents, siblings, […]
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21 Speed Learning Tips For Students

It never seems like there is enough time in the day to learn everything that you need to know to be an effective student or a successful person. There is always someone out there who knows more and has a more creative way of approaching problems and finding solutions. The good news is that we […]
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16 Social Media Disruptions That Ruin Productivity

Social media has definitely changed the way we live and act, and not always for the better. For starters, each network — Facebook, SnapChat, Twitter, etc. — has a seemingly infinite supply of distractions. While it’s okay to go down those rabbit holes every once and a while, they are addictive by nature, and you […]
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