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Lean on me: Using a mentor to support your success

Rate this article and enter to winWhen Lisa T. transferred to a four-year university to complete a bachelor’s degree in social work, she found herself needing a mentor to help her stay on course,...
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Change happens: How to maintain relationships while in school

Rate this article and enter to winRestaurant reservation: check. Graphing calculator: check. Stuffed toy: check. When you’re an adult student, there is a lot to balance. Whether you’re single or in a relationship, have...
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Drinking? The science of the buzz and how you can control it

 The science of drinking: How to make it work better for youIf you choose to drink alcohol, you’re likely familiar with the relaxed, chatty buzz that may come early in the evening—and the slump that sometimes...
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Selecting your spokesperson: Securing strong recommendations

Rate this article and enter to winIf you’re looking for a job or internship, or are applying for further education, you will need to put together a portfolio of recommendation letters and have people...
Deal-breaker or game-starter?: Check your relationship criteria

Deal-breaker or game-starter?: Check your relationship criteria

Rate this article and enter to winOpposites Similarities attract. In relationships, we tend to get along better with people like us—a whole lot of studies prove it. But there are lots of ways we...
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Best friends for never?: “How I handled my frenemy”

Rate this article and enter to winEver had a friend or colleague who routinely made you feel unhappy about yourself and your life? Just as positive relationships are known to be good for our...
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Just dance: 7 reasons to bust a move

Rate this article and enter to winWhether we’re jamming to Wiz Khalifa, rocking out to Walk the Moon, or foxtrotting with our beloved, dance makes us feel physically and emotionally revitalized. And any time...
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Communicate like a pro

Professional communication skills are for everyone. Interacting with others in an academic or professional setting is different from hanging out with family and friends. Here are some tips to improve your professional communication. While...
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What would you do in an active shooting scenario?

 What would you do in an active shooting?Ever think about what you would do if you were caught up in an active shooting scenario? For anyone paying even remote attention to national news, it’s...
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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...