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Solo and satisfied: Being single in a relationship world

Rate this article and enter to winAh, Valentine’s Day. Red and pink heart decorations have been up since the day after Christmas, florists and jewelers everywhere are looking forward to their own Black Friday,...
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Crack the job listing code

Rate this article and enter to winLots of students focus on perfecting a cover letter and résumé, and acing an interview. But did you know there’s an art to the job search itself? There...
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Roommate resolutions: Finding common ground for stress-free living

Rate this article and enter to winWhether you’re a night owl living with an early bird or a neatnik whose roommate’s idea of cleaning is to relocate the dust bunnies, sharing space with someone...
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This V-day, give the gift of mindful communication

Jamal knows why he and his girlfriend have problems: “I bottle up my feelings.” Monique says the fights with her roommate happened because “we weren’t bringing up the small issues regularly.” Dominic and his...
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The parent pop quiz: Helpful, hands-off, or helicopter?

Rate this article and enter to winIs your parent or guardian helpful, hands-off, or helicopter? And what effect is that having on your college experience? Take our quiz, track your score, and click on...
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Make your time count: Keeping friends and family part of the equation

Rate this article and enter to winWhen school is a big priority, it can be challenging to find time to spend with friends and family. But studies show that spending time with loved ones...
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Summer safety

June is National Safety Month. Here’s a checklist for summer safety: Always wear seat belts in vehicles. Wear a reflective vest and lights (front and back) when biking, running/walking, skateboarding, etc. at night. Check bike and other...
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Get thee to a theater

Plenty of learning (and becoming better people, and all that) occurs outside of school. Now we’re getting a sense of how effectively it can happen inside a theater. We’re better off seeing a play...
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Lean on me: Using a mentor to support your success

Rate this article and enter to winWhen Lisa T. transferred to a four-year university to complete a bachelor’s degree in social work, she found herself needing a mentor to help her stay on course,...
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Take control of your to-do list: Find the time management tactics that fit your...

Rate this article and enter to winStudents who succeed while juggling work, school, and other responsibilities are superheroes of scheduling, organizing—and perhaps most importantly—managing time. Want to find your time-management superpowers? The key is...