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Five Tips for Healthy Eating on a Budget
July 3, 2017

Eating healthy on a budget is a challenge for anyone. Eating healthy on a budget as a student, however, can seem like an impossible feat. After all, with limited time to attend class, study, socialize, work, travel, and exercise and even more limited funds with which to do it all, many students end up letting nutrition slide. However, this can be a recipe for disaster in the form of a lifetime of bad health if it turns into habitual poor eating.

Luckily, it doesn’t have to be that way. In fact, a few simple tips can help you embrace healthy eating -- and all of the amazing benefits of doing so -- without spending too much money.


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Five Must-Dos for Managing Your Finances in College
June 23, 2017
Many college students find themselves tackling invaluable life skills for the very first time when they head off to college. From keeping your gas tank filled to separating the whites from the brights (unless you like an all-pink wardrobe, that is), it’s a lot to take in -- particularly if you...

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Five Things Worth Learning Outside the College Classroom
June 20, 2017
Just because universities are bastions of knowledge doesn’t mean you can learn everything you need to know in life inside a classroom. In fact, some things you just have to figure out on your own. Read on for a roundup of five things worth knowing -- even if your college doesn’t offer a ...

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Five Tips to Conquer Loneliness While Studying Abroad
June 16, 2017
Nearly every student who has ever studied abroad will tell you what an unbelievable, amazing, and life-changing experience it is. One word they may leave off the list when they’re finally back home buzzing over all the unforgettable things they learned, ate, saw, did and so on?  “Lo...

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6 College Essay Don’ts
June 14, 2017
Writing your college essay?  Take a look at our list of 6 things you should definitely avoid.  You’ll be glad you did.

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Five Things for Students to Do This Summer
June 11, 2017
School’s out for summer! Which begs the question: After you’ve thrown your books up into the air, slammed your laptop shut, and ran down the hallways celebrating, what are you going to do with yourself? Luckily, there are plenty of ways to keep yourself busy when school’s not in se...

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Are Robots Coming for You? Top Three Myths and Misconceptions about Machines
June 6, 2017
It’s one of the most familiar television and movie tropes out there: Man invents machines; machines become sentient and take over the world. How much of this is a real threat, and how much of it is merely science fiction fodder? As automated technology advances, new questions will continue to ...

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How Social Media Influences Your Learning
June 2, 2017
The world is fast—and social media can make it feel faster.  But can it make it feel better, too?  Social media plays a role in your education, whether you realize it or not—and educators have taken note.  Let’s look at the ways social media improves your learning&md...

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How to Motivate Yourself and Succeed
May 30, 2017
University can be a time of learning and fun—and stress. Looking for ways to motivate yourself? Check out these 7 must-know tips to motivate yourself for success.

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Six Inspirational College Commencement Speeches
May 25, 2017
Millions of college students will turn their tassels at colleges and universities all over the world this spring. One thing they’ll share aside from graduating? Many will be looking for inspiration regarding next steps, and many will find it in the commencement speeches they hear during their ...

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