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Fitness for focus: How to power up your brain

Rate this article and enter to winIf an exam or assignment deadline is too close for comfort and your study session has become a brutal slog, you may feel you don’t have time for...
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Get the scoop before your interview: 3 ways to stand out to potential employers

Rate this article and enter to winThe difference between getting a job and still searching can come down to doing some background research.Know Thy Potential EmployerAdrian Ferrera, a career services counselor at West Virginia...
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Go off the grid: How unplugging can help you unwind

Rate this article and enter to winIn today’s gadget-crazed culture, it’s easy to get lost among a frenzy of text messages, smartphone apps, and social media. According to a recent Student Health 101 survey, 58 percent...
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4 steps to successful finals

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...
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Presenting yourself to employers: How to build a professional online image

Rate this article and enter to winCollege is filled with making memories, and what’s more fun than sharing them with cyberspace? But this is also a time to think about what might come after...
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The parent pop quiz: Helpful, hands-off, or helicopter?

Rate this article and enter to winIs your parent or guardian helpful, hands-off, or helicopter? And what effect is that having on your college experience? Take our quiz, track your score, and click on...
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Firsthand stories of first-gen students

Rate this article and enter to winGoing to college is one of life’s most rewarding—and also demanding—experiences. For first-generation college students whose parents did not have the same opportunities, the financial, social, academic, and...
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Like a pro: 7 tips for powerful public speaking

Rate this article and enter to winNail-biting? Check. Unavoidable? Check. Public speaking is likely in your future, whether you’ll be making a classroom presentation to your peers, giving a speech in an auditorium, or...
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Present yourself on paper: Effective résumés and cover letters

Rate this article and enter to winIn this increasingly competitive job market, your first chance to make an impression is often the only one you’ll get. Most employers spend no more than 10 seconds...
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Curing foot-in-mouth disease: Social do’s and dont’s

Rate this article and enter to winPeople: we’re surrounded by them, interact with them, and need them. But sometimes mingling can be a challenging experience! The good news is that the skills necessary can...