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Thursday, September 21, 2017
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Ask the academic advisor: Motivation for starting an assignment

“What are your tips for getting motivated to start an assignment?”—Jamie, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaJamie,If you only knew how long I procrastinated before answering this question, you would realize that we all have trouble getting motivated....
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Student spotlight: Josephine

Josephine, sophomore, Boston, MassachusettsThe best thing I’ve learned in Student Health 101 so far is…The fact that there are so many students out there who have my same fears and difficulties, and if we...
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Ask the trainer: What are some creative ways to fit exercise into my schedule?

"What are some creative ways to fit exercise into my schedule?"—Samantha, Oswego, New YorkSamantha,There are lots of ways to fit physical activity into things you already do. For example, instead of just lounging on...
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5 Study Methods That Actually Work

Rate this article and enter to winThere are as many study strategies as there are students, but perhaps you’ve mainly stuck to the basics, like flash cards and taking a lot of notes. Since...
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Get creative: Lose yourself to find yourself

Rate this article and enter to winBetween barbecues and trips to the beach, you’ve probably got plenty of #goals for summer—but are creative projects on your schedule? If you’re not an artsy type, know...
Don’t panic: How to get a hold of your anxiety

Don’t panic: How to get a hold of your anxiety

Rate this article and enter to winGot 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 time...
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Money matters: What you need to know about financial aid for college

What you need to know about financial aid for collegeIt might be hard to pronounce, but it’s not hard to apply. The FAFSA, which stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid, is the...
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Test better How to own the SAT or ACT

Rate this article and enter to winDo you wake up in a cold sweat reciting vocab words and racking your brain to remember the details of the Pythagorean theorem? You must be studying for...
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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 sent...
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Ask the academic advisor: Handling unfair teachers

“If a teacher is being unfair to you when it comes to passing or failing their class, who do you talk to about it?”—Alejandra, Hammond, IndianaFrom my experience as a student (yes, I am...