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Monday, October 23, 2017
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Speaking, performing, presenting? How to turn fear into fuel

Rate this article and enter to winArticles about performance anxiety, aka “stage fright,” usually start the same way: Surveys reveal that Americans fear public speaking more than anything else, including death. Well, I’m pleased...
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Ask the academic advisor: “What are some good strategies to get over writer’s block?”

—Amy, Fredericton, New Brunswick, CanadaHmmm…what can I say about writer’s block? Oh look, there are some funny cat videos I need to watch on YouTube.In all seriousness, writer’s block affects everyone who has ever...
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Student spotlight: Fiona

Fiona is a senior in Simsbury, Connecticut. She’s a member of her school’s drama club, the life editor for Westminster News Student, president of the International Student Organization, and president of the Student Music...
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How to be really good at getting stuff done, according to science

Rate this article and enter to winAre you determined to quit procrastinating and be more productive this year? Even when you’re motivated, it can be tricky to stick with it—especially once your calendar fills...
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Student Spotlight: Annie

AnnieAnnie is a senior from Boston, Massachusetts. She’s president of the Boston Latin Community Development Corps, fellow of the Deitch Leadership Institute Fellowship, and a violinist.“Hopefully I’ll be working in the State Department and...
Insider info: How you can get through college on less money

Insider info: How you can get through college on less money

Rate this article for a chance to winCollege can be expensive—probably not a shocker, right? But paying for your post-high school years is totally possible with a little planning.“High school students should start thinking...
Tuning in to how you learn: Can music help your grades?

Tuning in to how you learn: Can music help your grades?

Rate this article for a chance to winAre you studying for finals or completing your end-of-year projects? Got music? In a recent survey by Student Health 101, nearly 60 percent of students said that...
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Student spotlight: Hannah

Hannah, freshman, New River, ArizonaThe best thing I’ve learned in Student Health 101 so far isThe best thing I have learned so far is about the effects of using drugs. I also learned how to...
Motivation validation: Who and what are you here for?

Motivation validation: Who and what are you here for?

Rate this article and enter to winWhy do the assignment, anyway? Why we’re doing whatever thing is a question to ask yourself at certain points in life. If your choices don’t seem to be...
It’s worth starting early: Your low-stress plan for college prep

It’s worth starting early: Your low-stress plan for college prep

Rate this article and enter to winIt’s never too early to start thinking about college, especially if you’ve been putting it off (we’re looking at you, juniors). We get it—it’s overwhelming, maybe even ridiculous-sounding...