Waitlisted for a Class You Need? What to Do Next.

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You know the drill. It’s time to register for classes. You’ve checked the schedules, you set your alarm to wake up and make your choices as soon as registration opens online. Cup of coffee in hand, you type as fast as you can and hit that submit button and—uh oh, you’re waitlisted. Yes, being waitlisted for a class you want...

Are E-Textbooks for You?

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If you’ve been using a tablet or phone to read books, you may be surprised to learn that you’re a bit of a controversial figure. A debate has long raged about the merits of ebooks versus traditional paper books. For all the attention ebooks receive, physical book sales still far exceed digital. While you may think it’s nostalgia that...

Should You Take a J-Term Class?

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Short for “January Term,” J-Term classes are a useful tool to help you get ahead in your degree. By taking these four-week condensed courses, you can fit more class content into a shorter period of time. They are designed to be taken over the duration of breaks between terms and follow individualized schedules. But would this kind of class suit...

How to Network While Going to School Online

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  Studies show that 70% of jobs are found through networking. One of the biggest benefits of an on-campus college education is the ability to build relationships quickly, with many convenient opportunities to get to know the people around you. But how do you make the most of an online degree while creating the same networking opportunities for yourself as...

Are You Ready to Study Abroad?

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The idea of going abroad to study is baked into the American college experience dream. Books, movies, television shows all show the romantic version of study abroad life when the heroine jets off to Paris for an adventure-filled year finding herself along the banks of the Seine. It’s a fun fantasy, but for many people, there are a lot...

Do This To Get Ahead of Your Classmates

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In a sea of students, it can feel hard to stand out. You want to get a good grade and retain the information that is being taught. But plenty of your peers want the same thing, and so you’re constantly trying to compete with a group of successful students. So how do you get ahead of your classmates and stand...

Jobs for People Who are Nice

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Do you make friends easily? Have you been told you’re easy to talk to and that you’re a good friend? Are you someone people describe as thoughtful and nice? We all know the health benefits of being a good person, after all being kind lowers stress and even lengthens your lifespan. But that same kindness can also be a sign...

How To Balance Your Schedule Like a Pro

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If you’re currently pursuing a degree, you know how hard it is to have so many responsibilities to balance. Even forgetting one small thing could cost you your grade. So how do you successfully keep up with the fast pace of being a student?  All it takes is a little bit of planning and a well-organized schedule.  Get a Planner Writing down...

5 Flexible Jobs For Working Students

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College prices are rising at exponential rates, with public university tuition and expenses inflating by 212% over the last 20 years. As a result, about 8 in 10 students have to work while they go to school. In order to balance school work with all the bills that get sent your way, check out these 5 flexible jobs that are...

Grandma’s Spring Cleaning Tips

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An important and sometimes overlooked aspect of overall wellness is the environments we’re in. You can’t always do much about your geographic location or your work or school locations or building conditions. One place you do have some control over, though, is your home. A study found that some people “who described their living spaces as ‘cluttered’ or full...