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College: Don’t Go It Alone

The transition from high school to college is not always a smooth one. Quite frankly, leaving the secure and known environment of home and stepping into the greater world can be eye-opening, even quite unnerving.

Study Tips

How to Survive a Boring Class

You really didn’t think that every class you’re required to take in college would be a walk in the park, did you? Maybe among your chosen electives you thought you’d pick the winners, but every college requires students to take classes that they aren’t particularly fond of be that Microeconomics, Introduction to Polynesian History, or Visual Calculus.

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Time Management: Homework and Employment

It is almost a given that if you’re a college student, you’ll be working too. Probably not full-time, maybe part-time, but most certainly at least some of the time. If you’re fortunate, your employer doesn’t require much of your time during the week, with the weekends when you’re putting in your most work time.

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7 Life Points for Today’s College Students

College is a big part of many young adults’ lives, but its importance sometimes is magnified at the expense of everything else. The four years or so you spend on campus will soon be over, leaving you prepared for the workforce.

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Get Prepared For Your Final Exams

With your final exams looming, months of attending class, taking notes, studying and research will reveal if your hard work has paid off. Hopefully, you are not cramming for your exams, rather you have been working carefully toward taking your finals with an eye to getting the best possible grades.

Campus News

Paying for College Tough for Parents, Says Sallie Mae

Tweet How families pay for college. We have long heard stories about how difficult it is to pay for college. Those costs continue to rise at a pace that is

Education Tips

College Sophomores: What to Consider

You did it! You made it through your first year of college and are returning this fall to advance your education.

Personal Advice

Making Friends and Your College Experience

Chances are you do an excellent job of “friending” people on Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites. And that is easy to do: you simply “like” someone or send a friend request, and you may gain a new contact almost instantaneously.

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How to Build Sound College Study Habits

Tweet One habit that may not occur naturally is studying, a problem for some students that may have been carried over from high school or has simply not made the

Academics

23 Tips for Succeeding in College

Tweet The former choice is the better one as it assures you that you will work toward a degree within a certain amount of time. The latter choice has no

Academics

Prepare Now For College Midterm Exams

Tweet Your term paper may be your biggest and most involved project for the semester, but if your school has midterm exams, you will want to do your best with

Personal Advice

7 Smart College Organizing Tips

Tweet There is no “one size fits all” organizing methods for students, but the following seven tips can help you stay on track and minimize the stress. 1. Use a