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Look up!: Is your smart phone replacing your social life?

Rate this article and enter to winSmartphones are integrated into our lives—almost as much as toothbrushes, textbooks, and cat videos. By 2013, nearly three out of four college students had a smartphone. “Meeting someone...
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20 ways to manage your money when you don’t have much

Rate this article and enter to winIf you think you’re especially horrible at managing money—you’re not. And if you think students are especially horrible at managing money—they’re not. In fact, our entire species is...
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Creative ways to break a sweat: Making fitness part of any activity

Rate this article and enter to winYou might not think there’s time to fit exercise into your busy schedule, but you can keep up with your responsibilities and still make time for fitness. In...
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Don’t panic: How to get a hold of your anxiety

Rate this article and enter to win Got a lot on your plate? Feeling overwhelmed? Some worry is normal, but if your anxiety is persistent, overwhelming, and includes a dread of everyday situations, it’s...
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The pursuit of perfection: What is the cost of your high standards?

Rate this article and enter to winIt’s four in the morning, and you’re triple-checking the details of your research proposal or paper. You don’t submit your draft presentation because it’s too rough, even though...
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Care for your back(pack)

Rate this article and enter to winLugging around a heavy backpack with textbooks, a computer, and everything you think you’ll need for a day of schoolwork can be a real pain! You might think...
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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...
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The beginner’s guide to budgeting

Rate this article and enter to winOne of the great things about beginning a new term or academic year is that it’s much like New Year’s-you get the chance for a fresh start. That’s...
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How to manage anxiety for any assignment

Rate this article and enter to winExams, presentations, and final papers may come with intense emotions, especially if they collide with other obligations at work or at home. According to Dr. Ian Connole, a...
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Drinking? The science of the buzz and how you can control it

 The science of drinking: How to make it work better for youIf you choose to drink alcohol, you’re likely familiar with the relaxed, chatty buzz that may come early in the evening—and the slump that sometimes...