How To Manage Stress in College

“College was the best four years of my life.” This is a cliché that unfortunately isn’t true for every student attending a university. According to Nami.org, “More than 40 percent of college students have felt more than an average amount of stress within the past 12 months.” This excess stress could be due to a lack o...

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Community Colleges with Dorms

Community colleges are designed to be low cost institutions that serve their local communities. This holds up for urban and suburban settings, but what if you live in a rural area that doesn’t have a community college? For instance, there are only eleven certified community colleges in California that are north of Sacramento. For the sake of ...

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Writing A Statement of Purpose

One of the toughest tasks to do in life is talk about yourself in a proud yet modest manner. It is much easier to brag about all of your accomplishments in school, athletics, volunteer work and/or other extracurricular activities. But college admissions does not want to see straight up arrogance. So how do you stay humble when portraying your achie...

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College Supply List

When starting your first semester of college in the fall, there will be a lot of adjustments and changes you will have to make. Moving from the comfort of your parent’s house to a shared dorm room is definitely something you have to get used to. Since most freshmen don’t have a car on campus, it is a good idea to go to school as prepare...

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College Sweethearts: Dating in University

Dating in university a lot different than those made in high school. For example, you can hang out with friends on your own time. There’s no need to ask or check in with your parents when you want to attend a social event. You also may not see these friends everyday. University campuses are much larger than high school ones, so typical meeti...

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Reasons To Go To College

Is attending college a good idea? Well, here’s the short answer: YES. Here’s the long answer: yes, especially if you’re interested in a job in science or technology, or if you want to become a researcher. Ultimately you should consider whether what you want to do in life is worth investing four years of your time and tens of thous...

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How to Make A Lot of Friends in College

College is primarily an academic institution. If you ask my parents, the main reason anyone should go to college is to learn. To an extent, they’re correct. You can probably go from your first day of freshman year to your graduation without talking to anyone and you will be no worse for wear. In fact, you’ll probably have incredible gra...

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Volunteers In Service To America

The schedules of college students are often very hectic. Between classes, jobs and other student requirements, there is not much time left for college students to keep track of what is happening in the news and society around them. Even though staying up to date with news may be hard for students, it is necessary. Earning a college degree is not so...

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