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Social support: The most overlooked self-care routine

Rate this article and enter to winI began feeling pretty out of it when I was 18. I had just started college after moving away from a tight-knit friend group in my hometown and...
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Suffering from a setback? How to take advantage of failure

Rate this article and enter to winFailure and setbacks are painful, whether you flunked a paper or class, didn’t exactly excel at tryouts, or missed some other goal. You’ve probably been there.Yet, as counterintuitive...
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Take the fear out of networking and make it work for you

Rate this article and enter to winAs you start thinking more seriously about life after high school, there’s one word that can be key to your future success: networking. At this point, the idea...
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Your vaccination guide: Which ones you need, what they do, and where to get...

Rate this article and enter to winMore than just your class schedule and study habits will shift when you head to college or the workforce—for many students, handling their own health care is part...
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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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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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Ask the academic advisor: How do I go about choosing a major or minor...

"How do I go about choosing a major or minor for college?"—Taylor*, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada*Name changedChoosing a major for college can be a joyous occasion (Hey, I found my life’s calling!)...
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...
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...