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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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How to manage anxiety for any assignment

Rate this article and enter to winExams, presentations, and final papers may come with intense emotions, especially if they collide with other obligations at work or at home. According to Dr. Ian Connole, a...
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Feeling distracted?: Simple ways to stay focused in any classroom

Rate this article and enter to winChances are, you’ve been there. Trying your best to pay attention in class either on campus or online, when your focus gets sidetracked. In fact, 44 percent of...
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Going beyond pen and paper: How to enhance your note-taking techniques

Rate this article and enter to winWhen it comes to getting the most out of your classes, there’s nothing more crucial to your ability to retain information and learn effectively than good, solid, old-fashioned...
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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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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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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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What’s your learning style?

Rate this article and enter to winDo you have style? Of course you do, and I’m not just talking about how you wear your hair or show your personality through your clothes.There are many...
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No stove? No problem! Simple meal solutions

Rate this article and enter to winConstructing healthy meals can be simple with some affordable ingredients and a few basic tools. Whether you throw things together with the first ingredients you find or are...
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Earning extra credit: Meaningful internships

Rate this article and enter to winMillions of higher education degrees are awarded every year in the U.S. alone. So how do you set yourself apart from other students and graduates when looking for...