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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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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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Expert tips for (finally) achieving work-life balance

Rate this article and enter to winYou wear a lot of hats. You’ve got your student hat, your work hat, your family hat, and your fedora. No? OK, scratch that last one if you...
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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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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...
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Get the full experience: How to be involved no matter where you are

Rate this article and enter to winThere are many reasons to live in a different place than your school is located. Perhaps you commute to save money living at home, like the independence of...
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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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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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No excuse needed: Why travel is good for your health

Rate this article and enter to winWhen you’re deep into the semester and maybe exams, your future travel and vacations are likely not high priority. But the summer is not so far away, and...
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How to stop procrastinating tomorrow

Hold on—I gotta check Facebook just one more time before I finish this sentence. OK, I’m back. So! Procrastination: It’s bad.Most of us want to be efficient, but time after time we find the...