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Look up!: Is your smart phone replacing your social life?

Rate this article and enter to winSmartphones are integrated into our lives—almost as much as toothbrushes, textbooks, and cat videos. By 2013, nearly three out of four college students had a smartphone. “Meeting someone...
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The job prob: How to make your electives matter

Rate this article and enter to winWhether you’re in law school or getting your associate degree at a local community college, picking your electives can be stressful. When choosing your supplemental courses, you’re likely...
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Like a pro: 7 tips for powerful public speaking

Rate this article and enter to winNail-biting? Check. Unavoidable? Check. Public speaking is likely in your future, whether you’ll be making a classroom presentation to your peers, giving a speech in an auditorium, or...
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The online student: How to connect in the digital classroom

Rate this article and enter to winAre you taking an online class this semester? Or a hybrid class—a traditional classroom with online learning components? If you haven’t yet ventured into the virtual classroom, you...
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Ultimate life hack: How to make time work for you

Rate this article and enter to winWe could all use a little help in the get-stuff-done department. What if you had a tool to efficiently manage your workflow—one that’s easy to make and use?...
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Motivation validation: Who and what are you here for?

Rate this article and enter to winWhy are you a student, anyway? Why we’re doing <whatever thing> is a question to ask yourself at certain points in life. If your choices don’t seem to...
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What would you do in an active shooting scenario?

 What would you do in an active shooting?Ever think about what you would do if you were caught up in an active shooting scenario? For anyone paying even remote attention to national news, it’s...
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Selfie revolution: Be a role model, not just a model

Rate this article and enter to winMultiple-choice question: What are selfies for? Selfies promote community awareness. Selfies celebrate who we are. Selfies are for ignorant Instagrammers fishing for compliments.All three answers came from students...
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The science of smart: What type of learner are you?

Rate this article and enter to winAre you doing what you want to do? Heading where you want to head? If you’ve chosen your major, program, or concentration, are you confident they will build on...
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How to be really good at getting stuff done, according to science

Rate this article and enter to winAre you determined to quit procrastinating and be more productive this year? Even when you’re motivated, it can be tricky to stick with it—especially once your calendar fills...