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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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6 essential summer workout tips

Memorial Day weekend has come and gone and now, just like that, it’s officially unofficially summer. But aside from the longer days and the increase in outdoor-cooked meals that come with the new season, summertime can also mean a longer, … Continue reading

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How to succeed as a first-generation college student 

First-generation college students are often perceived as hard-working and driven–supported by family, friends or mentors to overcome the odds and make their dreams come true. But what is often overlooked is the variety of challenges faced by students without many … Continue reading

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Spring cleaning college style: four tasks that can make you a better student

Today marks the first day of spring, which for many students means the beginning of the home stretch of the school year. What it also means, though, is by this point many of the small projects–the organizing, the here-and-there cleanup … Continue reading

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