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Commit to your future: How exploring your interests can help you reach Your goals

Rate this article and enter to winIf you’re ready to jump into extracurricular activities, you might want to slow down first. By doing some research and refining your activities list, you’ll be able to...
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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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Recharge & refocus: Ways to make time for yourself

Rate this article and enter to winAs a student, free time is fleeting, especially if your to-do list includes taking care of others and/or performing at least competently at work. In a recent Student...
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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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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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What do professors expect from you?

Rate this article and enter to winAs a student, there are many people with whom you may interact: advisors, classmates, study group members, family, supervisors… and one that is oft left off the list:...
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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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The art of adulting: 3 key ways to own it as a grown up

Rate this article and enter to winHave you “adulted” today? If you’ve thrown in a load of your own laundry (and maybe even folded it afterward), run your own errands, or managed to negotiate...
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The power of prioritizing: How to prevent overcommitment

Rate this article and enter to winWhen he enrolled at his local community college, James D., a master’s student at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, learned to set boundaries. He was able to work between...
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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...