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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...
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Maintaining multiple roles: Strategies for balancing school & life

Rate this article and enter to winIf you’re pursuing higher education, you may feel torn between school and other commitments. Balancing school with other daily responsibilities is challenging, but can be manageable with the...
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Chill out, don’t bug out: Your best ways to prep for stress

Rate this article and enter to winYou’re dealing with an epic family saga, your dissertation proposal isn’t going to write itself, and the town hall meeting lasted forever because the phantom trash-can thief is...
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Making a comeback: 6 ways to kick-start your return to learning

Rate this article and enter to winIf you’re returning to school after time away-perhaps after being in the military, raising a family, or working-you may be trying to figure out how to get into...
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5 skills to take away from any job or internship

Rate this article and enter to winYou applied. You interviewed. You’re hired. Congratulations!No matter what kind of job or internship you’ve secured, there are many opportunities to hone your skills and develop your interests...
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Motivation fail?: 6 ways to fix it

Rate this article and enter to winDo you hit the snooze button time after time? Or start your assignments and projects shortly before they’re due? We all have habits we’d be happy to kick....
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How to remember what you learn

Rate this article and enter to winAnyone who has taken an exam has likely reached into their memory for that moment when the professor explained a crucial point, and found…nothing. That stuff isn’t necessarily...
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Start smart: Transition tips for the school year from a student and a counselor

Rate this article and enter to winStudent perspectiveNash Turley’s academic career has taken him from Cascadia Community College in Bothell, Washington to the University of Washington, then to graduate school at North Carolina State...
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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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Know your networking needs

The richest people in the world look for networks, and everyone else looks for work—or so it’s been said. Networking can help you find a job, a leadership position, a research opportunity, and more....