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Colleges Facing Increased Demand for Student Mental Health Services

CAPITAL & MAIN    Inside Higher ED recently posted an article titled “Counseling Anytime, Anyplace” looking at the student demand for colleges to expand access to mental health services by embedding counselors in residence halls and creating 24-hour hotlines. The mental and … Continue reading

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5 Tips to Build Credit in College

My freshman year of college, I decided it was time to apply for my first credit card. The balance was around $500 and I felt like I could buy the world. Little did I know, my spending would quickly catch … Continue reading

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#TeamMoreSleep

The only way to score a 4.0 is through mass caffeine consumption and pulling all-nighters studying, right? Science says otherwise. Numerous studies show that getting a poor night’s sleep can greatly affect performance the next day.  CDC researchers even reported that … Continue reading

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The Science of Studying

In the life of a college student, surviving finals week never seems to get easier. This year, put science on your side by using these proven study tips. It might be a bit more work but, in the end your … Continue reading

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The Final Countdown: what to do in the weeks leading up to finals

Yes, it’s that time of the year again. The time for students to clean their apartments, reorganize their closets, rearrange their living rooms, read a magazine and then, finally, study. But finals season doesn’t have to be about dreading studying. … Continue reading

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To enroll or not to enroll: the pros and cons of summer classes

It’s that time of the year again. Time to buckle down as the spring term enters its home stretch, time to tie up any loose ends from the academic year, and, for many students, time to consider enrolling for a … Continue reading

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Give me a break: Non-traditional vacation ideas that won’t mean going spring broke

Spring break, Memorial Day, summer vacation. All are synonymous with traditional college activities. “Traditional,” however, might not always necessarily mean “best option.” For millions of students this spring, the warming months won’t mean a trip to Cancun or a cruise … Continue reading

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