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4 steps to your 4-year program: How to transition from community college

Rate this article and enter to winFor Amy C., a recent graduate of Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, a scholarship made a two-year school the right place to start. For Seth S.,...
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Tactful texting

Here are tips for communicating politely and effectively via text message: Think Before You Send: Some things are better said in person, or at least via a phone call. Ashley S., a junior at Ohlone College...
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Take the fear out of financial aid: Learn how to manage loans and grants

Rate this article and enter to winThere are many options to help you pay for school, whether you’re a graduate student, at a two-year school, or only enrolled part time. In fact, a majority...
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Room to study: Creating space to concentrate

Rate this article and enter to winWhile school has just started, it’s not too soon to start creating a study space that will maximize your ability to concentrate. Studying more often isn’t the only...
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Curb your cravings: Strategies to become a mindful eater

Rate this article and enter to winFood and water are two of the necessities of life. They’re also a big part of how people connect with family and friends, and eating can be a...
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Ultimate life hack: How to make time work for you

Rate this article and enter to winWe could all use a little help in the get-stuff-done department. What if you had a tool to efficiently manage your workflow—one that’s easy to make and use?...
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Capture your calm: 8 small steps to stress less

Rate this article and enter to win The semester is coming to an end, and that usually means finals, projects, and papers. Feeling under pressure? For most of us, dodging our responsibilities is not...
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Think clean, go green: Explore natural alternatives to toxic cleaning products

Rate this article and enter to winIn a recent Student Health 101 survey, 56 percent of students said they consider the health effects of cleaning products when deciding which to purchase. Making choices that are environmentally...
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Bedtime basics: How to establish your nightly routine

Rate this article and enter to winSchoolwork’s demanding, the Internet is distracting, and your responsibilities call, so it might feel like sleep is optional. It’s not! Sufficient sleep is essential for a healthy body,...
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The power of prioritizing: How to prevent overcommitment

Rate this article and enter to winWhen he enrolled at his local community college, James D., a master’s student at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, learned to set boundaries. He was able to work between...