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Spring Break: How to Balance Work and Fun

Hollywood makes college spring break appear to be the epitome of party life. Movies depict a carefree, weeklong, tropical vacation with twenty of your closest friends. For college freshmen, this..

How to Combat the Winter Blues

By: Kiersten McDonald Embrace the winter season with positivity and resilience! As temperatures drop and days shorten, it’s essential to acknowledge that our moods may take a hit. Especially for..

7 Campus Safety Tips for 2017

Campuses are relatively safe places, with people usually around at all hours throughout the day and night. There are cameras, campus courtesy officers, and some campuses even have their own..

Midterm Reality Check

  We are now half way through the semester. Now is a good time to check in and see how things are going. At the beginning of the semester we..

Applications are due!

It is the second semester of your senior year and it is time to ensure you have things in place to be successfully admitted to a university this fall. If..

You’re Almost Ready

The summer is winding down and it is almost time to head to school. You’re almost ready, but before you leave for school, you want to ensure you have all..

Lending a Helping Hand

Summertime is the best time to complete service in the community.  There are a number of things that you can do to gain volunteer hours and help your community at..

Be the Best Intern You Can

The summer is here and it provides the greatest opportunity to complete an internship. What better time of the year will you be able to take 20, 30, or 40..

Creating a Bucket List

           With the close of the school year, it’s time to start thinking about your plans for next year. What classes would you like to take..

Mood Assessment

Part of being mature is being able to communicate with others effectively. You should be able to clearly and effectively communicate how you feel and what you are thinking. There..

Run Away the Stress

It’s no secret that college can be incredibly stressful, especially during the time of finals and thinking about what you’re going to do with your summer. Alleviating this stress is important,..

You’ve prepared for this

Finals are looming and now is the time to buckle down and end the semester strong. Look at your grades and make and fair assessment of where you stand in..

Safety First, Party Second

House parties and fart parties are a way of life for many college freshmen. Whether you rushed a Greek organization or just know someone who did, chances are you may..

Before Midterms

It is just about time for midterms, you are just about half way through the semester. It is usually around this time stress levels begin to surge. Before the stressful..

Understanding Your College Application

If this is your senior year, February is about when you start hearing back from all the colleges you’ve been applying to this year. Understanding what these letters from colleges..

No one likes a Hoverer

Parenting comes with a certain level of expected hovering. How do you determine how much is too much? Legally at the age of 18 you are an adult, but in..

Lifestyle Changes vs. Resolutions

In January, students often feel that they need to make a resolution. After all, everyone else is doing it. The key to a successful resolution is viewing it as a..

New Year, New Goals

Happy New Year!!!! It is a new year, which means a new semester and a new set of goals. Before you begin to form your list of new goals, you..