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Yes, they will Google you: How to be proactive with your online presence

Rate this article and enter to winWhat if a potential employer, academic supervisor, or date searches for you online (as they certainly will), and finds—right there!—your elegant design portfolio or insightful blog posts, and...
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Water wars

Is your fancy bottled water any better than plain old tap water? Nope. Bottled “spring” or “mineral” water, just like tap water, is collected from a natural wellspring in the ground. And a quarter...
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Organize your study space to maximize your time

Rate this article and enter to winYou’re ready to study, for real this time. You sit at your desk and rub the ache at the back of your neck. Your phone chirps. Your friend...
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20 things we wish we’d known sooner

Rate this article and enter to winSH101 asked more than 2,000 students what they learned the hard way. Check out their recurring themes and highlights — so you can have it easier. Family, school,...
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Beyond the books: Discover all your library has to offer

Rate this article and enter to winMany students use their school or community library as a space for quiet work, as well as to find research materials. An evaluation of academic library usage in...
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30 seconds to make an impression: How to market yourself in any situation

Rate this article and enter to winHave you ever been asked, “So, what do you want to do with your degree?” or, “What do you do?” These questions can be daunting, but they don’t...
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Caring for dry skin

Rate this article and enter to winSkin is your largest organ, so take care of it! Here are some things to keep in mind: Long baths and showers, chlorine, & salt water: Exposure to water strips...
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Firsthand stories of first-generation, international, & grad students

Rate this article and enter to winContinuing your education is one of life’s most rewarding—and also challenging—experiences. For first-generation college students whose parents didn’t have the same opportunities, the financial, social, academic, and family...
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Life’s obstacle course: Strategies to keep your studies on track

Rate this article and enter to winThere will be many challenges during your college career. Most can be anticipated, such as tough exams and lengthy papers. But other issues—like personal illness, financial hardship, or...
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Movin’ on up: Transitioning to a new career

Rate this article and enter to winCarmelo B., a business management major at DePaul University in Illinois, never envisioned that after earning an associate’s degree, landing a great job, and starting a family, he...