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Fitness for focus: How to power up your brain

Rate this article and enter to winIf an exam or work deadline is too close for comfort and your review session has become a brutal slog, you may feel you don’t have time for...
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Setting S.M.A.R.T. goals

Rate this article and enter to winSetting goals is a great way to start the new year, and taking the time to think about them can really pay off. Evaluating your direction can help...
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Change happens: How to maintain relationships while in school

Rate this article and enter to winRestaurant reservation: check. Graphing calculator: check. Stuffed toy: check. When you’re an adult student, there is a lot to balance. Whether you’re single or in a relationship, have...
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Firsthand stories of first-generation, international, & grad students

Rate this article and enter to winContinuing your education is one of life’s most rewarding—and also challenging—experiences. For first-generation college students whose parents didn’t have the same opportunities, the financial, social, academic, and family...
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Let’s talk sex: 3 steps for keeping it safer

Rate this article and enter to winSex is a part of many college students’ lives. Whether you are currently sexually active or not, understanding the risk factors for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and diseases...
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From zzzzzz’s to a’s: How sleep affects learning

Rate this article and enter to winShellee W., a student at Las Positas College in Livermore, California, knows the power of a good night’s rest. The 46-year-old is taking courses, working at the school’s...
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Independent studies: Getting support along the way

Rate this article and enter to winDo you feel like a satellite adrift in space? Has your closest companion become a pipette or do you barely remember your school logo until you log into...
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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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Making it click: How to get the most from online classes

Rate this article and enter to winThe Internet has revolutionized many things, and the classroom is no exception. Professors are using the Web to enhance their traditional courses, and many schools offer classes and...
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6 ways to survive & thrive in a group project

Rate this article and enter to winGroup projects: a slacker’s dream, or a perfectionist’s idea of cruel and unusual punishment? Like it or not, a group project may well be in your not-too-distant future,...