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Students’ stories: Surviving sexual assault and other trauma

Rate this article and enter to winThe process of surviving sexual assault, sexual abuse, and other traumatic experiences is unique to each individual and can be difficult to predict. “There’s no right way to...
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Let’s talk about sex: How to share what you both want

Rate this article and enter to winWhat makes a romantic or sexual encounter great? What do people want out of hookups? Everyone has their own answers—like physical pleasure, feeling connected to their partner, 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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Are we best friends for life (BFFLs) or frenemies?

Rate this article and enter to winAll relationships have their ups and downs, and it’s normal to have disagreements with friends on occasion. But if someone demands a lot of your energy or leaves...
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Speaking, performing, presenting? How to turn fear into fuel

Rate this article and enter to winArticles about performance anxiety, aka “stage fright,” usually start the same way: Surveys reveal that Americans fear public speaking more than anything else, including death. Well, I’m pleased...
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The art of active listening

Rate this article and enter to winWhen it comes to getting the most out of lectures, effective listening is a crucial skill to have. But when else do you need to be opening your...
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Roommates: Do’s and don’ts of sharing space

Rate this article and enter to winIn many ways, college is about independence. Ironically, though, there’s little alone time since most students live with other people. The majority live cooperatively and peacefully with roommates,...
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Give and receive good cheer

Rate this article and enter to winAt the end of your semester, you probably want to sleep, sleep, and sleep some more. But once you’re awake, what will you do with your time?Julia Barnard,...
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Disability?: How to work with your school to get what you need

Rate this article and enter to winIf you have a disability, does it affect your grades? Data collected by the American College Health Association (2015) suggests that most students with ADHD, chronic illness, a...
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Quiz: What kind of a roommate are you?

Rate this article and enter to winOne way to find out is to live with someone for a year, ask them to review your roommate performance, and brace yourself for the verdict. Another way...