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Selfie revolution: Be a role model, not just a model

Rate this article and enter to winMultiple-choice question: What are selfies for? Selfies promote community awareness. Selfies celebrate who we are. Selfies are for ignorant Instagrammers fishing for compliments.All three answers came from students...
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Recharge & refocus: Ways to make time for yourself

Rate this article and enter to winAs a student, free time is fleeting, especially if your to-do list includes taking care of others and/or performing at least competently at work. In a recent Student...
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“I only smoke when…”: How casual cigarettes catch up with you

Rate this article and enter to winMany people have a favorite activity to do with friends. But one particular social activity has caught the attention of researchers: social smoking.In a recent Student Health 101...
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Stay focused anywhere: How to overcome study distractions

Rate this article and enter to winDo you ever sit down to study and then realize an hour later that you haven’t even started? Keeping distractions at bay can help you make the most...
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Virtual abuse? How to build a positive online community

Rate this article and enter to win Most of us have witnessed online harassment. For that matter, most of us report that we’ve experienced it, according to surveys. Young adults are the most likely to...
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Go off the grid: How unplugging can help you unwind

Rate this article and enter to winIt’s easy to get lost among a frenzy of text messages, smartphone apps, and social media. According to a recent Student Health 101 survey, 50 percent of students check their...
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Beat the stress before your test

Rate this article and enter to winThere is a famous scene in the movie Summer School where a group of students is about to take a test. One classmate lets out a blood-curdling scream...
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Boost your body confidence: Strategies to improve your self-image

Rate this article and enter to winDeveloping an awareness of your body and caring for it with regular physical activity, nutritious food, and enough sleep can help you stay healthy. But all adults, regardless...
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Optimize your idle time: Tips for making the most of your commute

Rate this article and enter to winWhether you want to get school work done, catch up with friends and family, or just need to take a breather after a long day, here are some...
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True grit: How to push through and move forward

Rate this article and enter to winAs a student, you’re probably pretty familiar with stress. You might also have wondered why some of your peers in your program or classes seem to handle their...