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Logan’s Story

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Hi, my name is Logan Darr and I am now a sophomore here at East Carolina University. Lets just say learning hasn’t always been easy for me. Ever since I was little I’ve always had trouble concentrating and understanding things inside and outside of the classroom. I was only five-years old when my parents found out that I had ADHD from me struggling in class.

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Planning Spring Break on a Budget

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Spring break is one of the most highly anticipated weeks in college. It is an oasis in the middle of the spring semester when students can let loose; go somewhere fun; enjoy spending time with friends, family, or their significant other; and most importantly, get the chance to relax. On the other hand, spring break can also bring about feelings of stress and anxiety when it comes to planning a big trip on a tight, college student budget. But realize IT IS possible to go on a wonderful spring break…read more

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Weekend Getaways and Cheap Entertainment in College

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Not all college towns are bursting with excitement on the weekends. These kinds of low-key schools are often referred to as “suitcase colleges” because students usually go home or head to other cities to find things to do. Of course these “suitcase colleges” host fun events for their students on certain weekends throughout the semester, but typically not every weekend. Some of these schools are gifted with the leisure of having a big city nearby to entertain their students, but most are located in rural areas or hidden away.  Don’t…read more

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Safe Dating Tips for Girls

Posted by in Health and Safety

College presents a fresh start with instantly hundreds or even thousands of new people to meet. The opportunity to date and get to know new people is a big part of the college experience, and you will develop all kinds of friendships and relationships over the next four to five years as an undergrad student. You will have the opportunity to meet diverse people with various backgrounds and from all over the globe. When it comes to dating, it is a good thing to be open and accepting of diversity….read more

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Final Semester Goals

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It is finally here! You are in your last semester of college! Where has the time gone? Countless late nights of study and early morning cramming sessions are finally finished. It is a weird feeling realizing after 16 or more years of being a student, your time in school could finally be coming to an end. It is exciting, terrifying, and stressful all at the same time. Many different emotions encompass the final semester of college. It is a season full of lasts. Some of these are good, like the…read more

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Types of Goals

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College is a prime time to explore new things, reach above and beyond what you know, and accomplish goals. That being said, it is important to have a variety of different goals that impact and advance various areas of your life. Think outside the box when you are goal setting; think about things you have always wanted to do but have never known how to start. It is important to set different types of goals, such as academic goals, physical goals, personal goals, career goals, financial goals, and so on…read more

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