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It takes time: Finding your way through grief and loss

Rate this article and enter to winGrief is an emotion that doesn’t often get talked about. It might seem private or you might not know how to support someone experiencing it. Though many students...
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The science of happy: 8 ways to get into the habit

Rate this article and enter to winMoney, fame, love, sport, chocolate—what works? For centuries we’ve been trying to figure out what makes us happy. Psychologists, economists, theologians, and others have come at this from...
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6 Ways to ace your next paper: Strategies to reduce your academic stress

Rate this article and enter to winIt’s time to write a paper. Here are steps for filling up that blank screen with a winning composition.Step 1: Do Your ResearchThe Web is a really useful...
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Change happens: How to maintain relationships while in school

Rate this article and enter to winRestaurant reservation: check. Graphing calculator: check. Stuffed toy: check. When you’re an adult student, there is a lot to balance. Whether you’re single or in a relationship, have...
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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...
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The reality of romance: 5 tips for maintaining health relationships

Rate this article and enter to winMany of our ideas about relationships come from the people around us. Our friends may make it seem like their romantic connections are consistently “perfect,” posting pictures and...
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Maintaining multiple roles: Strategies for balancing school & life

Rate this article and enter to winIf you’re pursuing higher education, you may feel torn between school and other commitments. Balancing school with other daily responsibilities is challenging, but can be manageable with the...
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The art of failure: How to feel the benefits

Rate this article and enter to winFailure and setbacks are painful, whether you flunked a paper or course, didn’t exactly excel at your job, or missed some other goal. You’ve probably been there. In...
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What happens at the counseling center?

Rate this article and enter to winBeing a student can be stressful. You’ve got your schoolwork to focus on, plus all kinds of other things going on. Sometimes it can help to talk with...
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Make yourself a priority: Learn why personal time is essential

Rate this article and enter to win Some students feel they don’t have the time for self-care, or that they’re being self-absorbed by turning their attention away from their studies, friends, or family. But...