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4 steps to your 4-year program: How to transition from community college

Rate this article and enter to winFor Amy C., a recent graduate of Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, a scholarship made a two-year school the right place to start. For Seth S.,...
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Yes, they will Google you: How to be proactive with your online presence

Rate this article and enter to winWhat if a potential employer, academic supervisor, or date searches for you online (as they certainly will), and finds—right there!—your elegant design portfolio or insightful blog posts, and...
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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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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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Presenting yourself to employers: How to build a professional online image

Rate this article and enter to winLife is filled with memorable moments, and what’s more fun than sharing them with cyberspace? While you may want to highlight your experiences on the Web, it’s also...
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Applying experience to your education

Rate this article and enter to winMaybe you started school years ago but never finished. Or perhaps the corporate world, domestic life, or the military dominated your youth. Perhaps it’s time for a career...
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Stress and the student body

Rate this article and enter to winIf the end of the semester is approaching, your class notes may be piling up and your calendar becoming crammed with study sessions, finals, papers, and holiday gatherings....
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The parent pop quiz: Helpful, hands-off, or helicopter?

Rate this article and enter to winIs your parent or guardian helpful, hands-off, or helicopter? And what effect is that having on your college experience? Take our quiz, track your score, and click on...
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Organize your study space to maximize your time

Rate this article and enter to winYou’re ready to study, for real this time. You sit at your desk and rub the ache at the back of your neck. Your phone chirps. Your friend...
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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...