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Undecided Major

Posted by in Arriving at College

From early in our lives to the first couple years in college we are asked the same basic question, “What do you want to do when you grow up?”  During our whole school career we are encouraged to figure out our life plan, and if we don’t have one, we are labeled as unprepared for the future. However, in reality, figuring out what you want to do for the rest of your life is a scary and difficult task to undertake and requires some serious evaluation and careful research. It…read more

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Study Habits Part 1: Being Proactive

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Have you ever spent countless hours studying, yet in reality nothing was accomplished? Or have you ever felt totally prepared for an exam and then walked away from it feeling defeated? If so, this blog is for you! Studying with learning differences can be frustrating, challenging, and sometimes seemingly hopeless. But there is hope! The key is establishing strong study skills and habits to set yourself up for success. What may have earned you an A in high school may not earn you the same grade in college. It is…read more

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Exam Preparation

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One of the biggest challenges a college student faces is the ever-dreadful class exams. A college semester involves a lot of different things to balance such as attending classes, doing homework, exercise, laundry, and having time left over for a social life, let alone prepare for an exam. However, there are ways to do it without making your life even more hectic and actually make exams seem less stressful. It all starts with exam preparation. NOTE: This blog is not about what to do during the few days before exams,…read more

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Greek Life Pros and Cons

Posted by in Life in College

Questioning whether or not to join a sorority or fraternity in college is something that many college students do. This choice is generally made within the first two years of college, when most people decide to go Greek. Whether you attend a huge university or a tiny private school, Greek life is everywhere. There are many positive reasons to join the Greek community at any school. However, it is important that you know there are many common misconceptions about Greek life. By understanding Greek life’s true purpose, checking into the…read more

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Registering for Classes

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Registering for classes can be a super nerve-racking and is a stressful time for everyone in college, no matter how often you have done it. Registration is when every student at the university picks and signs up for classes for the next semester. What you choose will heavily affect your life for the next several months. So, the pressure is on to get into needed classes with reasonable time slots and good professors. Otherwise you are doomed to experience a not-so-fun 15 weeks of classes you’d rather not sit through….read more

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