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The beginner’s guide to budgeting

Rate this article and enter to winOne of the great things about beginning a new term or academic year is that it’s much like New Year’s-you get the chance for a fresh start. That’s...
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Mind your mind: Looking out for yourself

I recently returned to my childhood home for the holidays. As I walked across the front yard, a weird thought struck me. If you asked me to describe, without looking, what sort of trees...
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Make yourself a priority: Learn why personal time is essential

Rate this article and enter to win Some students feel they don’t have the time for self-care, or that they’re being self-absorbed by turning their attention away from their studies, friends, or family. But...
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Firsthand stories of first-generation, international, & grad students

Rate this article and enter to winContinuing your education is one of life’s most rewarding—and also challenging—experiences. For first-generation college students whose parents didn’t have the same opportunities, the financial, social, academic, and family...
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Failure is a part of success: How to feel empowered and move forward

Rate this article and enter to winEveryone has been in a situation where he or she felt that if something had been done differently, more could have been accomplished. But a hitch on the...
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Stress effects: Understanding your body’s reaction to tension

Rate this article and enter to winYou may be familiar with how you feel emotionally when under a lot of pressure: overwhelmed, agitated, or depressed. But stress can also manifest in physical ways, for...
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National minority health month

April is National Minority Health Month, a time for publicly grappling with the health disparities that affect racial and ethnic minorities.What is a health disparity?A health disparity is “a type of health difference that...
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How to handle a passive-aggressive roommate: Even if it’s you

Rate this article and enter to winA housemate getting passive-aggressive can make you want to move time zones away. You may be familiar with sneak attacks by roommates, like procrastinating on emptying the trash,...
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Find Your Forté: Discover Personal Strengths to Achieve Your Goals

Rate this article and enter to winSuperman has a cape that helps him fly over tall buildings. Wonder Woman has bracelets that deflect stray bullets. Some days it would be nice to have a...
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Edible stress busters

You’re approaching the end of the academic year and may be feeling the pressure of school, work, and home life. That means stress—and sometimes comfort foods. Although sweets stimulate the short-term release of serotonin,...