5 Ways To Stay Healthy In College

While eating lunch at work today, I looked down at my food and felt a since of pride. If someone was watching me eat this meal, I would feel happy about the choices I made for myself while packing the food this morning. A bottle of water, two hard boiled eggs, and a small box of raisins laid before me. As I snacked on my lunch, I was reminded of my...

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A Brita Water Pitcher: To Bring or Not To Bring To College?

While in college, either living in the dorms or off campus, you will always be looking for ways to save money. One of the biggest money suckers I can think of is buying cases of water bottles for times you are on the go. My family and friends used to buy flats of these in high school. And, while it is great to drink water, it is not great to waste ...

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How To Eliminate Stress During College

Well have all been there. It’s 4 a.m. and there is still hours of work to be done. We are pulling our hair out and trying to slam cups of coffee just to keep awake. Fear stress no more, here are helpful ways on how to eliminate it from your life. 1. Stop Procrastinating – Okay yes, we all do this. Did you know that allowing your work t...

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Frequently Asked Questions – The Freshman 15

1. What is the Freshman 15? The Freshman 15 is, once you have arrived at college, gaining 15 pounds in your first year there. This college weight gain does not always happen, but to many students it does. The 15 pounds usually refer to an average amount of weight, which also means that freshman students are gaining more weight or losing more weight...

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Who is Dr. Gordy Klatt?

One person. That is all it takes to make a different in this world. One idea to spark it all, and with Dr. Gordy Klatt, that is exactly what happened. It started with an idea from Klatt to generate more money for his local American Cancer Society chapter in Tacoma, Washington. Klatt worked as a colorectal surgeon and saw the need for their chapter ...

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Getting Involved in College: 4 Extracurricular Activities To Consider

In high school, being involved was a key way to make friends and not get stuck in the rut of school. While you may have gotten up early for choir practice, gone to club meetings at lunch, participated on a sports team after school and volunteered on the weekends, in college you will not have this much time on your hands. This does not mean you shou...

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Back to School Tips for Parents

Dear Parents, My last summer of me living at home has been really great. Finally graduating high school was such a joy and I truly could not have done it without you. I can’t believe that I am already a freshman in college. Everything here seems so foreign and I am just trying to get the hang of things. I am sure it has been weird not having me a...

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Where Should I Go To College

Deciding where to attend college can be a daunting process. As a high school senior you have the world at your fingertips and all you have to do is point the way. As you consider, ‘where should I go to college?,’ you first need to ask yourself a few questions. 1. Do I want to stay instate or go somewhere new? Often times high school sen...

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