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Independent studies: Getting support along the way

Rate this article and enter to winDo you feel like a satellite adrift in space? Has your closest companion become a pipette or do you barely remember your school logo until you log into...
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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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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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Take control of your to-do list: Find the time management tactics that fit your...

Rate this article and enter to winStudents who succeed while juggling work, school, and other responsibilities are superheroes of scheduling, organizing—and perhaps most importantly—managing time. Want to find your time-management superpowers? The key is...
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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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20 things we wish we’d known sooner

Rate this article and enter to winSH101 asked more than 2,000 students what they learned the hard way. Check out their recurring themes and highlights — so you can have it easier. Family, school,...
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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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Find Your Forté: Discover Personal Strengths to Achieve Your Goals

Rate this article and enter to winSuperman has a cape that helps him fly over tall buildings. Wonder Woman has bracelets that deflect stray bullets. Some days it would be nice to have a...
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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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Communicate like a pro

Professional communication skills are for everyone. Interacting with others in an academic or professional setting is different from hanging out with family and friends. Here are some tips to improve your professional communication. While...