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Monthly Archive: June 2016

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Update: Surviving Summer Courses

A couple of weeks ago, I blogged about tips to survive summer courses. Now, most of the first summer semester has passed and I’ve had the opportunity to put those tips into practice. The following...

Rejoining college life doesn't have to be as hard as it seems. 0

How To Drop Back In

Some college students graduate in four years and, with dual credit, some are graduating in two or three. Then there are those of us who don’t like to talk about how long exactly it...

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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?...

Angelo State students go to class to prepare for exams. 0

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...

Two Angelo State students debate the sophomore slump 0

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...