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What do professors expect from you?

Rate this article and enter to winAs a student, there are many people with whom you may interact: advisors, classmates, study group members, family, supervisors… and one that is oft left off the list:...
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How to manage anxiety for any assignment

Rate this article and enter to winExams, presentations, and final papers may come with intense emotions, especially if they collide with other obligations at work or at home. According to Dr. Ian Connole, a...
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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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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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The job prob: How career services can help right now

Rate this article and enter to winYou understand the importance of interacting with your instructors and finding your favorite study space—but what about using your school’s career services? If you’re still in the dark...
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Beyond the books: Discover all your library has to offer

Rate this article and enter to winMany students use their school or community library as a space for quiet work, as well as to find research materials. An evaluation of academic library usage in...
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Independent studies: Getting support along the way

Rate this article and enter to winDo you feel like a satellite adrift in space? Has your closest companion become a pipette or do you barely remember your school logo until you log into...
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Setting S.M.A.R.T. goals

Rate this article and enter to winSetting goals is a great way to start the new year, and taking the time to think about them can really pay off. Evaluating your direction can help...
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Can’t say no?: 8 ways to take back your time

Rate this article and enter to winFeeling overwhelmed has become an integral part of the college experience. Why is it so tempting to take on more than we can reasonably manage? Saying “no” is...
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Organize your study space to maximize your time

Rate this article and enter to winYou’re ready to study, for real this time. You sit at your desk and rub the ache at the back of your neck. Your phone chirps. Your friend...