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A Productive and Healthy Schedule

Posted by in Health and Safety

Although it’s easy to get caught up in school work and your social live, living a healthy and fit lifestyle isn’t something to throw to the side. Staying healthy involves more than just being fit and exercising properly. Simple choices made throughout the day help keep you healthy as well. Keeping a weekly schedule of all your classes and other responsibilities is a great way to ensure that you won’t fall behind on anything. I like to track out my week from 8am – 5pm on a chart or calendar,…read more

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Preventing Sickness

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I feel a college is best compared to a small town or community. Freshmen, who usually live on campus, are especially in the middle of it all. But when existing in such close quarters like the dorms, illnesses and diseases can and do spread rapidly. Being sick in high school might have even been a treat because it meant one less day of sitting in class for 6 hours. In college, missing a day or two of classes is much more crippling now that “in-class” time is reduced to 3…read more

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Entering College Safety Tips

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Going to college is incredibly exciting for students leaving home for the first time! Now away from home, it’s time to meet new people, make friends, and venture out in the world. During the first few weeks almost every student living on campus is in the same situation—not knowing anyone. Take this great opportunity to meet all the new faces you can! That being said, always keep a few things in the back of your mind. For a lot of students, this is their first time away from their parents;…read more

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Sam’s Story

Posted by in Contributor Biographies

My name is Sam, I am a junior at East Carolina University, and have been diagnosed with dyslexia and ADD with comprehension disabilities. I’m from Charlotte, NC, went to Charlotte Catholic high school, and then graduated from The Fletcher School. Right now I’m majoring in RCLS, specializing in Rec and Park Management. I love the outdoors and hope to find a career that keeps me in the wilderness or by the ocean.

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