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The gritty truth behind cigars and chewing tobacco

Rate this article and enter to winMost people know about the addictive qualities and cancer risks of cigarettes, but what about cigars and chewing tobacco?Cigars One cigar contains 5–17 grams of tobacco. That can be...
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Chart your course: Using your syllabus to plan ahead

Rate this article and enter to winCross-country road trips can be a blast, but without a good GPS or road map to guide you through parts unknown, you could easily find yourself lost in...
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Stop, collaborate, and listen: 5 tips for successful group projects

Rate this article and enter to win“The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” Sound familiar? This famous quote from Aristotle (384 BC–322 BC) is applicable when people are working together to...
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Life’s obstacle course: Strategies to keep your studies on track

Rate this article and enter to winThere will be many challenges during your college career. Most can be anticipated, such as tough exams and lengthy papers. But other issues—like personal illness, financial hardship, or...
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Water wars

Is your fancy bottled water any better than plain old tap water? Nope. Bottled “spring” or “mineral” water, just like tap water, is collected from a natural wellspring in the ground. And a quarter...
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Commuter student? How to feel at home on campus

Rate this article and enter to winIf you live off campus or take classes online, you may feel disconnected from the college community. You’re not right there on location. You may be significantly older...
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Beyond the books: Discover all your library has to offer

Rate this article and enter to winMany students use their school or community library as a space for quiet work, as well as to find research materials. An evaluation of academic library usage in...
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Curing foot-in-mouth disease: Social do’s and dont’s

Rate this article and enter to winPeople: we’re surrounded by them, interact with them, and need them. But sometimes mingling can be a challenging experience! The good news is that the skills necessary can...
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The online student: How to connect in the digital classroom

Rate this article and enter to winAre you taking an online class this semester? Or a hybrid class—a traditional classroom with online learning components? If you haven’t yet ventured into the virtual classroom, you...
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Get your academic act together: Mind tricks for meeting your deadlines

Rate this article and enter to winAre unfinished assignments encroaching on your personal life and mangling your peace of mind? Wondering what happened to your deadline discipline?Staying on top of our workload is about...