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Making it click: How to get the most from online classes

Rate this article and enter to winThe Internet has revolutionized many things, and the classroom is no exception. Professors are using the Web to enhance their traditional courses, and many schools offer classes and...
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Get LinkedIn to your future

Every second of every day, two new members join LinkedIn. Students account for 20,000 of those new subscribers each month, according to the site’s administrators. Why? Because a strong profile on LinkedIn can open...
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Thumbs doing all the talking?: Six ways to manage your messaging

Rate this article and enter to winWhich would you go without for a week: your cell phone, your closest friend, or good food? Chances are, it’s not your phone.Half our waking lifeStudents appear to...
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Are you social or nocial?: Take the quiz

Rate this article and enter to winTaylor Swift, the ice bucket challenge, and Justin Bieber’s Calvin Klein ads have all “broken the internet,” but what would you do if the interwebs were really down?...
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Selfie revolution: Be a role model, not just a model

Rate this article and enter to winMultiple-choice question: What are selfies for? Selfies promote community awareness. Selfies celebrate who we are. Selfies are for ignorant Instagrammers fishing for compliments.All three answers came from students...
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Virtual abuse? How to build a positive online community

Rate this article and enter to win Most of us have witnessed online harassment. For that matter, most of us report that we’ve experienced it, according to surveys. Young adults are the most likely to...
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Go off the grid: How unplugging can help you unwind

Rate this article and enter to winIt’s easy to get lost among a frenzy of text messages, smartphone apps, and social media. According to a recent Student Health 101 survey, 50 percent of students check their...
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Tactful texting

Here are tips for communicating politely and effectively via text message: Think Before You Send: Some things are better said in person, or at least via a phone call. Ashley S., a junior at Ohlone College...
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Scroll on by: 5 ways to make a phone-free moment

Rate this article and enter to winPhones are amazing—I barely remember life before the poop emoji. In a recent survey by SH101, you praised the ease of communication and access to information that our...
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Keep in touch: Creative ways to connect

Rate this article and enter to winMaybe you chose to go to school just a short drive or train ride away from where you grew up. Perhaps you went away, but you’re close enough...