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Sunday, January 21, 2018
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Ask the college student: Dorms versus renting an apartment versus living at home

“Which form of housing is better: dorms, renting an apartment, or living at home?”—Shania, Brooklyn, New YorkShania,I have lived on campus, off campus, and at home during my college experience. While all three options...
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Why disappointment matters: Turning letdowns into life gains

Rate this article and enter to winYou trained your booty off all winter, and when it came time for tryouts, the competition was too stiff; there just weren’t enough spaces on the team. Then...
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4 steps to successful tests

Rate this article and enter to winIn a recent Student Health 101 survey, more than 80 percent of students agreed that the end of the semester is more stressful for them than any other...
Student spotlight: Annie

Student spotlight: Annie

Annie, sophomore, Boston, MassachusettsThe best thing I’ve learned in Student Health 101 so far is…The best thing I’ve learned so far is that I shouldn’t let disappointments get to me. They are a part...
Retrain your brain: How to do what you think you can’t

Retrain your brain: How to do what you think you can’t

Rate this article and enter to winDid you know that you can train your brain to improve at certain tasks? You’ve probably seen ads for brain-training computer games and apps that use your brain’s...
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The 15-min brain-boosting study strategy that works

Rate this article and enter to winStudying much? You might be using the classic moves. You know—rewriting all your notes into one giant, never-ending, note; highlighting everything important; and my personal favorite, cramming everything...
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Ask the college student: Keeping up with your college schedule

“How difficult is it to keep up with your schedule in college?”—Katelyn, sophomore, Indianapolis, IndianaYour schedule can be your best tool or your worst nightmare. The problem is that most people don’t know how...
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Ask the academic advisor: The best way to learn for me

“How can I find out (in an affordable way), what the best way to learn for me is?”—Andrew, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaYou are in luck. There are many different learning style models. You can find out...
Public speaking

Ask the academic advisor: Public speaking

“How get better at public speaking?”—Olivia, Muncie, IndianaYou certainly asked the right person about getting better at public speaking. I remember when I first started speaking in public and my legs would shake...
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Eat Right Now: Nutrition Essentials Made Easy

Rate this article and enter to winThe #1 secret to good nutrition is balance. Protein, carbohydrates, and healthy fats are the essential sources of energy—calories—that fuel our bodies. Vegetables and fruits round out the...