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4 steps to successful finals

Rate this article and enter to winIn a recent Student Health 101 survey, more than 80 percent of students agreed that the end of the semester is more stressful for them than any other...
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What do professors expect from you?

Rate this article and enter to winAs a student, there are many people with whom you may interact: advisors, classmates, study group members, family, supervisors… and one that is oft left off the list:...
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Chill out, don’t bug out: Your best ways to prep for stress

Rate this article and enter to winYou’re dealing with an epic family saga, your dissertation proposal isn’t going to write itself, and the town hall meeting lasted forever because the phantom trash-can thief is...
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Take control of your to-do list: Find the time management tactics that fit your...

Rate this article and enter to winStudents who succeed while juggling work, school, and other responsibilities are superheroes of scheduling, organizing—and perhaps most importantly—managing time. Want to find your time-management superpowers? The key is...
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The power of prioritizing: How to prevent overcommitment

Rate this article and enter to winWhen he enrolled at his local community college, James D., a master’s student at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, learned to set boundaries. He was able to work between...
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Tactful texting

Here are tips for communicating politely and effectively via text message: Think Before You Send: Some things are better said in person, or at least via a phone call. Ashley S., a junior at Ohlone College...
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Know your networking needs

The richest people in the world look for networks, and everyone else looks for work—or so it’s been said. Networking can help you find a job, a leadership position, a research opportunity, and more....
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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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Care for your back(pack)

Rate this article and enter to winLugging around a heavy backpack with textbooks, a computer, and everything you think you’ll need for a day of schoolwork can be a real pain! You might think...
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The no-burnout guide to busy

Rate this article and enter to winWe all start the term with noble intentions and big ideas about self-discipline—yet within weeks, many of us are pleading for extra time on assignments or skipping sleep...