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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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12 Useful Apps for College Students

Technology is here to stay, so we might as well accept it and use it to our advantage. So here is a list of apps that I find very useful and that I’d recommend to my...

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How to Make it Through Finals Week

Finals are here and we all know what that means: all-night study sessions, caffeine binges and brain cramps. This is the worst/best time of the entire school year. It is the worst because of...

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Finals Time It Is

I am pulling out my nerd card today. The memorable moments of the “Star Wars” series are countless, as are the inspirational quotes from the characters and their creator. Enjoy them, use them in...

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Busting College Myths

During your time leading up to college, you may hear and believe a lot of interesting ideas and opinions about the college experience. Most of these ideas are untrue or “myths.” Today, I’m here...

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Confessions of an Overbearing Friend

I admit it: I’m a helicopter friend. I mean, not all the time. Nobody wants a friend who’s always making other people’s lives their business. The thing about being a successful helicopter friend is...

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Recovering From the Verge of Failing

This post is part 2 of 2 in the Failure series: If you are getting back assignment after assignment, quiz after quiz and test after test with failing grades, you may be on the...

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Field Guide To Freshman Year

Freshman year can be terrifying. But it can also be exciting, new, fun and could be the beginning of the best four years of your life. As I round out my freshman year, I thought it...