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Navigating Higher Ed

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Are You Normal?

As the mother of a neuro-diverse child and as, myself, an individual on the weird side, I like to say that normal is nothing more than a setting on your dryer. What about you?...

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Using Your Drops

It may sound strange, but knowing when to give up can be an essential part of your college success. I’m talking about being strategic with your course drops or withdrawals. If you’re unfamiliar with...

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Why You Should Get To Know Your Professor

Let’s face it, sometimes professors can seem intimidating. They may seem like unapproachable people whose only purpose is to drown you in homework and tests, but that is actually not what they are there...

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Surviving the Sophomore Slump

You made it through your freshman year. You found some friends, learned the best places to eat on and off campus, and discovered what it is like to be in charge of yourself for...

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The Power of Music in College

School can bring you down. I’m not saying that it’s bad going to school, I’m saying that the school grind is hard and it can take a toll on you. For me, music is...

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Surviving Summer Courses

College summer school means giving up your summer freedom to sit in a classroom for almost two hours EVERY DAY, per class. Sounds like fun, right? OK, it doesn’t, but what’s important is that...

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Handling the Unexpected

I am a nemophilist. Being a West Texas transplant, the forest still calls to me. I love getting to visit my woods of pine and had the opportunity to recently. I took my daughter...