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No excuse needed: Why travel is good for your health

Rate this article and enter to winWhen you’re deep into the semester and maybe exams, your future travel and vacations are likely not high priority. But the summer is not so far away, and...
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Short & sweat: 5 reasons to ramp up your workout

Rate this article and enter to winAn hour of running or rowing does awesome things to our bodies and minds. But what if we don’t have an hour? What if we could achieve those...
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The power of prioritizing: How to prevent overcommitment

Rate this article and enter to winWhen he enrolled at his local community college, James D., a master’s student at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, learned to set boundaries. He was able to work between...
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5 ways to get more done

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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...
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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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Maintaining multiple roles: Strategies for balancing school & life

Rate this article and enter to winIf you’re pursuing higher education, you may feel torn between school and other commitments. Balancing school with other daily responsibilities is challenging, but can be manageable with the...
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How to manage anxiety for any assignment

Rate this article and enter to winExams, presentations, and final papers may come with intense emotions, especially if they collide with other obligations at work or at home. According to Dr. Ian Connole, a...
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Can’t say no?: 8 ways to take back your time

Rate this article and enter to winFeeling overwhelmed has become an integral part of the college experience. Why is it so tempting to take on more than we can reasonably manage? Saying “no” is...
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Going beyond pen and paper: How to enhance your note-taking techniques

Rate this article and enter to winWhen it comes to getting the most out of your classes, there’s nothing more crucial to your ability to retain information and learn effectively than good, solid, old-fashioned...