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Thursday, September 21, 2017
Desirable habits: Systems for your self-transformation

Desirable habits: Systems for your self-transformation

 A brand-new school year, a brand-new you. Sound familiar? Many of us started the school year with high achievements in mind (make straight A’s, quit the sugar habit, finally run that half marathon) only...
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Ask the academic advisor: Essays

"How can I better structure my essay? How do essay types differ?"—Alison*, Kingston, CanadaAlison,Teachers love essays, don’t they? They seem to assign them all the time, and each teacher has different expectations regarding length,...
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Ask the college student: Transitioning from high school to college life

“How does college life differ from high school life, and how do you become prepared for this transition?”—Gretchen, sophomore, Indianapolis, Indiana I was a college freshman last year, and I had the exact same...
Student spotlight

Student spotlight: Niko

%CODE1%The best thing I’ve learned in Student Health 101  so far is…About the importance of sleep and the consequences of not getting enough of it. Sleep is essential to our bodies, and it should...
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Ask the college student: Noisy roommate

“How do you deal with a noisy and inconsiderate roommate?”—Demetri, senior, SingaporeWaking up consistently at 3:00 a.m. to your roommate dancing around to rap music? Yeah, it happens. You call your parents to figure...
Student spotlight: Lucia

Student spotlight: Lucia

Lucia, Sophomore, Boston, MassachusettsThe best thing I’ve learned in Student Health 101 so far is…SH101 has always stressed the importance of a healthy diet and sleep. I recall one article about how eating breakfast...
Your introvert advantage and how to use it

Your introvert advantage and how to use it

Rate this article and enter to winMost of us can be introvert-ish, at least sometimes. In a recent survey by Student Health 101, 15 percent of students who responded identified as full-on introverts, and...
Student spotlight

Student spotlight: Caitlyn

%CODE1%The best thing I’ve learned in Student Health 101 so far is…How, next year, I can help create an empowering and positive environment at college where everyone is respected and accepted.Fun fact about me...
#HowToCollege: Where do I start?

#HowToCollege: Where do I start?

 Your guide to researching collegesHow many times have you been asked this dreaded question?: “So what’s your plan for college?”Researching colleges can be a time-consuming and daunting task. You’ve got brochures, websites, forums, and...
Student spotlight

Student spotlight: Ishaani

%CODE1%The best thing I’ve learned in Student Health 101 so far is…About mental health issues and how to deal with them if you see warning signs in yourself or a friend. This is a growing...