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How to manage anxiety for any assignment

Rate this article and enter to winExams, presentations, and final papers may come with intense emotions, especially if they collide with other obligations at work or at home. According to Dr. Ian Connole, a...
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When is alcohol a problem? How to talk about lower-risk drinking choices

Rate this article and enter to winMost students make healthy decisions when it comes to drinking alcohol, including the more than 20 percent who didn’t drink at all in the last 30 days, according...
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Stop, collaborate, and listen: 5 tips for successful group projects

Rate this article and enter to win“The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” Sound familiar? This famous quote from Aristotle (384 BC–322 BC) is applicable when people are working together to...
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Give your heart on Valentine’s Day

More than 120,000 people in the US are waiting for an organ: parents, children, college students, grandparents, and others. By signing up to be an organ donor, you have the power to save a...
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Stress and the student body

Rate this article and enter to winIf the end of the semester is approaching, your class notes may be piling up and your calendar becoming crammed with study sessions, finals, papers, and holiday gatherings....
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Don’t forget to remember!: Tips and tricks to improve your memory

Rate this article and enter to winHave you ever been in this situation? You’re sitting behind a desk and about to take the most crucial exam of your academic life (or at least that’s...
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Coping with homesickness

Rate this article and enter to winIt’s not unusual for new students to miss home-family, friends, teachers, and even pets. It’s natural to long for face-to-face time with people who know you well and...
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23 things students wish they’d known sooner

Rate this article and enter to winSeek support & use it1. “Before you start school, set up your support system, e.g. who’s going to babysit or give you rides.”—First-year student, College of the Desert, California 2. “You...
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Feeling distracted?: Simple ways to stay focused in any classroom

Rate this article and enter to winChances are, you’ve been there. Trying your best to pay attention in class either on campus or online, when your focus gets sidetracked. In fact, 44 percent of...
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How to eat well in hectic times

Rate this article and enter to winEating healthfully is a lot easier when things are slow-paced. But when is the life of a student mellow?Busy days with irregular schedules can make sitting down to...