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5 ways to keep your brain active this summer

Summer is a great time to eat ice cream and get sunburned and sleep in. But don’t let that keep you from engaging your brain! Staying sharp during summer means that, come next semester, the transition back to campus life will …… Read More

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A diary of a college student: Crystal’s story

“A diary of a college student” is a series where we profile a variety of students to get a glimpse of their day-to-day. Learn from their stories of balancing family, work, and school.     Tell us about yourself Hello, my …… Read More

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Getting used to living away from home

My name is Alicia and I am from the beautiful island of Puerto Rico. Two years ago I decided to go to college in the United States because I felt that I had more opportunities there. I am currently a student …… Read More

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A diary of a college student: Rebecca’s story

“A diary of a college student” is a series where we profile a variety of students to get a glimpse of their day-to-day. Learn from their stories of balancing family, work, and school. I started college a year ago to finish …… Read More

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5 benefits of taking summer classes

Sure, no one enjoys summer school. But we like to think it has a bad reputation it doesn’t deserve. After all, there are advantages to taking a class or two during summer break. Check them out: 1. Fewer students means more personal …… Read More

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A diary of a college student: Ellen’s story

“A diary of a college student” is a series where we profile a variety of students to get a glimpse of their day-to-day. Learn from their stories of balancing family, work, and school. Tell us about yourself Two-and-a-half years ago my …… Read More

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6 apps to stretch your student dollar

College students have it pretty tough. As if leaving the parental nest — filled with free food and clean clothing — wasn’t enough, embarking on the great college adventure can leave your bank account drained. Life as an adult-in-the-making is a …… Read More

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A diary of a college student: Ashleigh’s story

“A diary of a college student” is a series where we profile a variety of students to get a glimpse of their day-to-day. Learn from their stories of balancing family, work, and school. Tell us about yourself I am a 24-year-old …… Read More