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4 Tips for Staying on Top of Homework

4 Tips for Staying on Top of Homework

Every college student’s favorite thing about class is homework. Okay, not really, but it’s an unavoidable part of college that you have to learn to accept if you want to make it through the semester. For those of us who dread doing it, homework usually gets pushed to the back of our mind until the ...

What to Do If College Isn’t for You

What to Do If College Isn’t for You

I’d like to be able to say that college is for everyone, but I’d be lying. College definitely has a ton of benefits, and anyone can attend. But some people simply have their own plan and college isn’t in it. There are plenty of successful people out there that didn’t go to college or dropped ...

How to Get Over and Work Around Distractions

How to Get Over and Work Around Distractions

When you’re trying to work, you’re sure to be distracted by various things — people, cell phones, loud music, Facebook, etc. While it’s easy to turn off your cell phone or put on some noise-canceling headphones, not all distractions can be so easily ignored. Roommate having a giggly snuggle sesh across the room? Is a ...

Why Daydreaming Can Lead to Productivity

Why Daydreaming Can Lead to Productivity

I know what you’re thinking: daydreaming is one of the most unproductive activities that you can do. (I know, I get it.) But hear me out. Daydreaming can lead you to be the most productive you’ve been this month. Here’s how. Related: Don’t Be Obsessed with Productivity Sense of Self Daydreaming can make you think long and ...

5 Stress Management Techniques That Work

5 Stress Management Techniques That Work

College is stressful. There’s no way to sugarcoat it. Mix in working, financial woes (the thought of being in debt is stressful), and trying to balance your social life with everything else, and it’s easy to understand why there are so many stressed out students walking the halls of colleges all around the world. We ...

Study Break: 5 Simple and Cheap Halloween Costumes

Study Break: 5 Simple and Cheap Halloween Costumes

Halloween is amazing. Going from high school Halloween to college Halloween is like getting slapped with a handful of awesome. Whether the 31st falls on a Tuesday or a Saturday, you’re sure to have 3-4 days of parties, and amazing costumes are a must. This can be difficult on a college budget, with limited time, ...

Jumping Into Entrepreneurship

Jumping Into Entrepreneurship

There are more individual entrepreneurs now than at any other time in the history of the United States. Citizens around the world are leaving their desk jobs to pursue their passions and find the freedom of business ownership. If you keep your start-up fees low and take advantage of affordable online tools, you can be ...

5 Tips to Avoid the Flu This Season

5 Tips to Avoid the Flu This Season

As we gear up for the holiday season, one of the unwelcome guests we often become host to is the yearly flu. Many choose to battle this with the flu shot, but college students are the last on the list to receive one when the supplies get low. Additionally, some opt to boost their immunity ...

What to Do When a Plan Doesn’t Work Out

What to Do When a Plan Doesn’t Work Out

There are very few things in life that are certain. We always hope for the best, but there are just times when everything doesn’t go as planned. Life is going to throw curveballs at you from time to time, and knowing how to respond and adapt to these changes is crucial both in and out ...

7 Tips for Students to Organize and Manage Time

7 Tips for Students to Organize and Manage Time

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that college students today are busier than ever. They have more exams, longer classes, a more difficult schedule, work, studying, and something called a life that they have to find time to explore and understand. Most college students have so little time to complete everything they need to take ...

6 Signs You Should Switch Your Major

6 Signs You Should Switch Your Major

Have you been questioning whether or not you chose the right major when you enrolled in college? You’re not alone. The truth is that a majority of graduates don’t even end up working in the field they got their degree in. According to a study from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, only 27% ...