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Facing a Failing Grade: What Should You Do?

November 17, 2016, 09:55 PM
  You worked so hard in high school, you got into a great college, and your social circle is expanding rapidly. You're having a great time, and you're learning a lot.And then, it happens. This world full of outstanding A+ grades that you're used to is now facing an imposter on your permanent school...
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Crucial Conversations: Learning How to Have Them when You're Still in School

November 10, 2016, 09:58 AM
Life is about learning, and, undoubtedly, you have quite a few lessons to learn in the coming years that will go well beyond what your textbooks can teach you. While you're going to have plenty of good times in college, you're also probably going to face your fair share of difficulties. Although stress and...
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4 Ways to Fight the Urge to Splurge when You're on a College Budget

October 31, 2016, 04:38 PM
  Expendable cash isn't easy to come by when you're a college student, and sometimes the urge to splurge can get the better of you when you feel like you've been depriving yourself. Before you reach for that magic piece of plastic, take a look at these saving-savvy ways to keep some bills in...
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Staying Healthy on Campus

October 19, 2016, 04:02 PM
The Freshman Fifteen -- It's a phrase known by many. In the first year of college, and the subsequent years thereafter, your body will likely be subjected to a few more fast food endeavors than it's ever experienced, and you may partake in a pint or two that put you over the generally accepted...
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Unique Ways to Make Friends when You're a College Freshman

October 10, 2016, 04:21 PM
The school year is well under way, and many new college students have settled into their adult lives. While making friends comes easily for some people, for others, leaving the comfort of the high school nest can be a stressful endeavor that results in feelings of disconnect and loneliness.Fear not, college freshman! We've compiled...
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Fighting the Freshman 15: Quick Tips to Keep the Calories at Bay

September 28, 2016, 11:56 AM
The Freshman 15 is a phrase infamous to many a college student. Weight gain can occur thanks to a number of reasons when you enter college, and before you know it, your pants could be fitting a bit more snug than they were just a few months before.To help you battle the Freshman 15...
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How to Apply for a Pell Grant

September 21, 2016, 10:45 AM
The cost of higher education just keeps rising. And with the burden of student loans attached to students after graduation climbing into the tens of thousands, getting as much financial aid that doesn’t require repayment is critical. The federal government, through the U.S. Department of Education, offers the Pell Grant to financially eligible students...
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Spring Break's Not Far Away! Start Planning Now!

September 19, 2016, 10:00 AM
We get it -- You just got back to the books, and you're ruthlessly trying to imbed study habits into your daily routine while making friends and finding a few moments to relax and unwind on the weekends. Before you know it, spring break will be bearing it's sunny head, and if you haven't...
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Best College Jobs

September 09, 2016, 02:31 PM
For many people earning the grade also requires earning an income simultaneously. If you're trying to figure out how to keep income coming in while you keep on studying, here are a few jobs that can help you enhance your bottom line without making you go bust on your books, brought to you by...
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What to Do When Privacy Evades You

August 29, 2016, 03:23 PM
College is the kind of place where secrets and personal space take on an interesting new meaning. In fact, you may well discover that privacy completely goes out of commission for the next four or so years. Whether you're in the dorms, living in campus housing, or hanging out in your parents' basement, there's...
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