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Graduate School Testing

Posted by in Looking Ahead

Congratulations! You are about to receive your bachelor’s degree! This is a huge accomplishment and milestone in your life. But now the question is: What’s next? Most graduates tend to explore careers that are within the field of their major. However, there are other options if you feel that you are not ready to jump straight into a career. One very popular, and sometimes necessary, next step is graduate school. The GRE, also known as the Graduate Record Examination, is a standardized test that is an admissions requirement for a…read more

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Housing Options

Posted by in Life in College

A lot of students live on campus during the first year of college, and then transition off campus later in their college years. It can be stressful and confusing to make a decision about where you want to live, especially with so many different options available, such as  renting a house vs. moving into student apartments vs. staying in the dorms. There are a lot of factors you need to look at when trying to pick one option over another, including, but not limited to, location, price, utilities, amenities, and…read more

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Budgeting in College

Posted by in Life in College

Moving off to college involves countless new found freedoms. Many of us don’t get the chance to make a lot of independent choices until we are on our own for the first time. Some of these new liberties are more fun than others, such as no longer having your parents’ curfew or rules. Others take time to get used to, like making yourself get up in the morning and go to class. One new freedom in particular that many college students tend to have a hard time managing is their…read more

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Healthy College Lifestyle

Posted by in Health and Safety

Through the majority of college, some students struggle to form a healthy lifestyle and avoid gaining the infamous “freshman 15.” All over the media you’ll find resources with titles like “Top Healthy Snacks,” “Best Weight Loss Foods,” or “Quick Ways to Shred the Flab.” The list just goes on. You name it, there is an article about how to thin, trim, and slim down. The majority of the time students begin these diets or fitness goals with the “mind-over-matter” mentality. However, most of them soon revert to their favorite fast-food…read more

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Organize Your Priorities

Posted by in Classes

College has a way of keeping your days jam-packed with things to do, and some days studying for your classes doesn’t seem to make it to the top of your to-do list. You of course take the time to go to all your classes, but your part-time job gives you money so you can pay rent, buy food, and go do fun stuff on the weekends. That’s just as important, right? Or maybe the organization you’re involved in is doing a major fundraiser and you are required to help. Also,…read more

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