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Roommate resolutions: Finding common ground for stress-free living

Rate this article and enter to winWhether you’re a night owl living with an early bird or a neatnik whose roommate’s idea of cleaning is to relocate the dust bunnies, sharing space with someone...
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The balance beam: Prioritizing & managing your time

Rate this article and enter to winElizabeth M., a Texas Ph.D. student, only has time to write her thesis at night. She used to come home from school, head to a bedroom to work,...
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Stay strong: Building a support system

Rate this article and enter to winEveryone, even strong and independent students, can benefit from developing a support network. Just as you feel good when you help someone else, other people are willing and...
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Roommates: Do’s and don’ts of sharing space

Rate this article and enter to winIn many ways, college is about independence. Ironically, though, there’s little alone time since most students live with other people. The majority live cooperatively and peacefully with roommates,...
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Resolve it: Simple ways to work through conflict

Rate this article and enter to winDisagreements and differing opinions are a normal part of human interaction, and although conflicts can generate uncomfortable feelings, they may also be an opportunity for growth. The process...
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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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When your education changes, do your relationships?

Rate this article and enter to winAs a student, you may find that your interests and priorities are shifting and that your commitment to school is changing the dynamics in your relationships. Taking time...