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Change happens: How to maintain relationships while in school

Rate this article and enter to winRestaurant reservation: check. Graphing calculator: check. Stuffed toy: check. When you’re an adult student, there is a lot to balance. Whether you’re single or in a relationship, have...
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Balancing school and rest-of-life: How to set and defend your boundaries

Rate this article and enter to winJuggling full-time school and full-time life? Join the club. At the same time as handling classes, professors, and assignments, we’re dealing with kids, spouses, or parents, keeping up...
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Roommates: Do’s and don’ts of sharing space

Rate this article and enter to winIn many ways, college is about independence. Ironically, though, there’s little alone time since most students live with other people. The majority live cooperatively and peacefully with roommates,...
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Creating your own happiness: Realize the joys of being single

Rate this article and enter to winThe media can make it seem like just about everyone is one half of a couple.However, this is hardly the case. A recent Student Health 101 survey found...
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Summer safety

June is National Safety Month. Here’s a checklist for summer safety: Always wear seat belts in vehicles. Wear a reflective vest and lights (front and back) when biking, running/walking, skateboarding, etc. at night. Check bike and other...
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Make your time count: Keeping friends and family part of the equation

Rate this article and enter to winWhen school is a big priority, it can be challenging to find time to spend with friends and family. But studies show that spending time with loved ones...
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Do you drink?: Exploring the reasons behind your choices

Rate this article and enter to winYou’re probably familiar with stories about college drinking, but have you ever given much thought to why you choose to drink alcohol or not? The latest research offers...
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Budgeting for the year ahead: Track, spend, and save

Rate this article and enter to winNow a fourth-year at Ashford University in Iowa, Teresa R. grew up the middle child of five. “Our family never had a lot of money and with five...
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What makes us creative—and what kind of creative?

Find your typeCreativity is hot in psychology research, and researchers are finding creative ways to explore it. They’ve shown that openness to experience is the key personality trait associated with creativity. But what does...
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Resolve it: Simple ways to work through conflict

Rate this article and enter to winDisagreements and differing opinions are a normal part of human interaction, and although conflicts can generate uncomfortable feelings, they may also be an opportunity for growth. The process...