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Stay focused anywhere: How to overcome study distractions

Rate this article and enter to winDo you ever sit down to study and then realize an hour later that you haven’t even started? Distractions are everywhere! Keeping them at bay can help you...
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Communicate like a pro

Professional communication skills are for everyone. Interacting with others in an internship, job, or classroom is different from hanging out with family and friends. Here are some tips to improve your professional communication. While...
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3 steps to bounce back from an academic setback

Rate this article and enter to winSometimes grades don’t come out as planned. What can you do if you receive a less-than-ideal grade? The first step is to recognize that it’s okay.Acknowledge the SituationReceiving...
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Do Your Best Without the Added Stress: How to Prepare Well for Final Exams...

The end of the semester can be stressful trying to meet project deadlines and studying for final exams. While some stress can motivate us, too much stress can be counterproductive and even harmful. However,...
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Take charge of your credit: What it means and how to make it stronger

Rate this article and enter to winCollege is a great time to start building a credit history. Whether you have good credit, are looking for ways to improve it, or have no idea what...
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5 skills to take away from any job or internship

Rate this article and enter to winYou applied. You interviewed. You’re hired. Congratulations!No matter what kind of job or internship you’ve secured, there are many opportunities to hone your skills and develop your interests...
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Take control of your to-do list: Find the time management tactics that fit your...

Rate this article and enter to winStudents who carry college success into the real world are superheroes of scheduling, organizing—and perhaps most importantly—managing time. Want to find your time-management superpowers? The key is to...
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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 perspectiveMaria Yagoda graduated from Yale in 2012. Her work has appeared in Jezebel, The New York Times online, Al Jazeera America, and The Philadelphia Inquirer.Will I make...
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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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The no-burnout guide to busy

Rate this article and enter to winWe all start the semester with noble intentions and big ideas about self-discipline—yet within weeks, many of us are pleading for extra time on assignments or skipping sleep...