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Why not me?: Jealousy, envy, & how to tell the difference

Rate this article and enter to winEnvy and jealousy are deeply painful emotions. They bring a debilitating sense of woundedness and powerlessness. It is normal to experience these feelings from time to time, but...
When is marijuana use a problem? And why that’s hard to answer

When is marijuana use a problem? And why that’s hard to answer

Rate this article and enter to winThis content was developed with extensive input from the Professional Advisory Board of Student Health 101, which includes two physicians and 12 campus health educators and related specialists.As...
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Present yourself on paper: Effective résumés and cover letters

Rate this article and enter to winIn this increasingly competitive job market, your first chance to make an impression is often the only one you’ll get. Most employers spend no more than 10 seconds...
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Tactful texting

Here are tips for communicating politely and effectively via text message: Think Before You Send: Some things are better said in person, or at least via a phone call. Ashley S., a junior at Ohlone College...
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Your introvert advantage and how to use it

Rate this article and enter to winMost of us can be introvert-ish, at least sometimes. In a recent survey by Student Health 101, 26 percent of students who responded identified as full-on introverts, and...
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The beginner’s guide to budgeting

Rate this article and enter to winOne of the great things about beginning a new term or academic year is that it’s much like New Year’s-you get the chance for a fresh start. That’s...
Systems that stick: The science of changing yourself

Systems that stick: The science of changing yourself

Rate this article and enter to winA brand-new year, a brand-new you. Sound familiar? Many of us start the year with high achievements in mind (make straight As, quit the sugar habit, finally achieve...
Upgrade your sleep: Simple bedroom solutions

Upgrade your sleep: Simple bedroom solutions

Rate this article and enter to winStudents sleep in all kinds of places: shared apartments, random couches, the occasional classroom or office. Some of those spots work far better than others, in part because...
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Feeling distracted?: Simple ways to stay focused in any classroom

Rate this article and enter to winChances are, you’ve been there. Trying your best to pay attention in class either on campus or online, when your focus gets sidetracked. In fact, 44 percent of...
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The 8-hour advantage: Discover the science behind shuteye

Rate this article and enter to winThe value of getting substantial sleep can never be overestimated, especially for busy students. Homework, meetings, family priorities and other tasks often seem like they take precedence over...