Posted on Tuesday, March 8th, 2016 under Choosing a College, Starting College
If you’re one of the many high school seniors who applied to several colleges and got accepted to most of them, then you have a difficult decision ahead of you: how to choose the college that’s right for you.
But first, congratulations! The daunting application process has paid off, and now you can relax – sort of.
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Posted on Thursday, October 10th, 2013 under Starting College, Student Life
Not many college students claim to be morning people, but this can and should change. That’s because there’s a surprising number of benefits available to early risers.
If you have tried and failed to figure out how to get up early, don’t give up just yet. Check out some tips on waking up earlier if you are ready to work toward becoming a morning person.
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Posted on Friday, January 11th, 2013 under Jobs, Starting College, Student Life
Everyone has room to improve, and you’re going to find that out in college pretty quickly since it’s easy to make mistakes in a new setting.
Fortunately, you have years to learn how to deal with mistakes and even learn from them.
This talent will serve you well both in college and after you graduate and get your first job. That’s why you should get ideas on how to handle constructive criticism.
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Posted on Monday, August 27th, 2012 under Starting College
As you head off to college, homesickness may be plaguing you before you even arrive on campus.
The good news is that not only is this feeling normal, but there are plenty of ways to treat it.
And don’t keep your own tips to yourself! Share your ways to keep homesickness in college at bay in the comment section below the blog post!
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Posted on Monday, August 20th, 2012 under College Classes, Starting College
Even before college classes begin, you should think about your options for buying college textbooks.
Fortunately, you have several options to choose from, and many of them are cheaper than you might think!
Options include buying from the college bookstore, renting textbooks online and buying or borrowing from classmates. See which one is the best option for you!
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Posted on Thursday, August 16th, 2012 under College Classes, Starting College
Your first week of college classes is exciting, but things don’t always go as planned.
Here are three common issues that you may encounter during your first week of classes … as well as easy ways to overcome these hurdles.
With an open mind, you’ll get into the swing of things in no time!
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Posted on Monday, August 13th, 2012 under On Campus, Starting College
It is common to be both excited and worried about college as you enter the first semester. But the good news is that many common worries have some simple solutions.
Get an idea of some frequent anxiety-inducing subjects, and then rest assured that you can likely easily resolve them.
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Posted on Monday, August 6th, 2012 under On Campus, Starting College, Student Life
You have probably gotten all kinds of advice for college, but most of it likely involves doing well in your classes and making friends.
While both of those things are important, it’s equally important to make sure you are comfortable completing some basic skills you may have taken for granted while living at home with your parents!
Before you take your first step on campus as a full-time student, make sure you learn these 5 skills.
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