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Monthly Archive: February 2016

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Surviving Group Projects

This post is part 1 of 3 in the Group Projects series: Group projects are something you simply can’t avoid in college. It doesn’t matter what you major in or what classes you take,...

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What To Do When You’re a Victim of Theft

Perhaps you received a present for your birthday or another special occasion. Perhaps it was a shiny new tablet or smart phone. Happiness, puppies, kitties and rainbow sprinkles all around! But wait. Some dastardly...

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Showing Care With Care Packages

This post is for all the moms who worry about their kids (which means it’s for all the moms of the world). My mother is one of them. I don’t know what happened, but after...

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Lessons From A Class Outside Your Major

If you haven’t had to already, eventually you will have to take a class or classes to fulfill a degree requirement that is outside your major. For example, I’m a communication major and currently I’m...

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The Virtues of Being a One-Hit Wonder

College is a time full of new experiences – fun, falling, failing, learning, getting back up, personal and intellectual growth – if you open yourself to fully experiencing your time here. I am not...

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Handling College Stress

We’ve all been there: You feel like you’re juggling so many different stressors  that the next thing to come along is going to push you over the edge. A lot of times, things just...

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What is a Living Learning Community?

Oh, college, that wonderful place where we branch out and begin to learn at least part of what being an adult entails. For many of us, it will be the first time that we...

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The Thing About Procrastination

Procrastination: Everyone has gone through it and anyone who says that they never have is most likely procrastinating about when to tell the truth. If you don’t know the meaning of procrastination, the dictionary...