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Let’s get cooking: 4 basic techniques you need to know

Rate this article and enter to winEnjoying simple, tasty meals at home is more manageable than you might think. The best part is, you don’t need anything fancy to make it happen!Microwave More Than...
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Start smart: Transition tips for the school year from a student and a counselor

Rate this article and enter to winStudent perspectiveNash Turley’s academic career has taken him from Cascadia Community College in Bothell, Washington to the University of Washington, then to graduate school at North Carolina State...
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10 test tips: How to remember that stuff you forget

Rate this article and enter to winNo matter how many hours I spent rereading physics principles, I couldn’t keep the equations straight. Like many students, I was going at it wrong. Reviewing course notes...
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4 steps to your 4-year program: How to transition from community college

Rate this article and enter to winFor Amy C., a recent graduate of Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, a scholarship made a two-year school the right place to start. For Seth S.,...
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What to discuss with health care providers

Sometimes people feel awkward asking questions or explaining how they’re feeling to health care providers. But offering information will help them help you. Here are some tips: Explain any symptoms in detail. Make a list of...
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Movin’ on up: Transitioning to a new career

Rate this article and enter to winCarmelo B., a business management major at DePaul University in Illinois, never envisioned that after earning an associate’s degree, landing a great job, and starting a family, he...
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What is plagiarism, and who did I copy this from?

Ever read something and thought, “That’s brilliant! I’ll use that in my paper!” No harm, no foul, right? Wrong. Copy someone else’s work, and you’ve broken a major rule in writing—and it could earn...
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Stay focused anywhere: How to overcome study distractions

Rate this article and enter to winDo you ever sit down to study and then realize an hour later that you haven’t even started? Keeping distractions at bay can help you make the most...
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Water wars

Is your fancy bottled water any better than plain old tap water? Nope. Bottled “spring” or “mineral” water, just like tap water, is collected from a natural wellspring in the ground. And a quarter...
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Finding harmony: Strategies for successfully sharing living spaces

Rate this article and enter to winLiving with roommates, like any relationship, needs to be handled with care and respect. For those who are transitioning from life in a traditional dorm to a suite...