How To: De-Stress, Kid-Style

One of the main points I took away from my babysitting years is that spending time with children is surprisingly relaxing. I don’t mean the loud noises, spills, or fights; I’m talking about how children spend their time. Even as a college student, I found myself enjoying some of the brainless (and therefore relaxing) activities…

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Things I’d Change about my Online Program

I like my online program and how it’s set up, but there are some aspects of it that I don’t like. I wish I could change the following about my online program: Assignment deadlines: Unlike on-campus class assignments that are normally due during class, our assignments are due anytime. I really mean anytime: 8:00am, noon,…

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6 Reasons Good Grades are Worth it

Are good grades really worth the blood, sweat and tears that so often come with school work?

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Re: Skipping the College Tour

You may or may not have read The New York Times’ recent article, “Skipping the College Tour”. As they explain, visiting colleges before applying or committing has become an important step of the application process. However, the article argues that visiting a campus doesn’t help us make a better college decision because it’s difficult to…

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Transfer Credits: Manor College to Moravian College

You’ll never guess how many of these courses transferred as electives!

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Comparing College Career Paths

Despite my younger sister being two years behind me in high school, we’ll be graduating from college at the same time. Have I spent an extra two years pursuing my Bachelor’s? Luckily, not quite. Before enrolling at college, I took a year-long gap year off from school. My sister, on the other hand, immediately started college when she graduated…

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6 Reasons to Make Sleep a Priority

If you’re like most college students, you’re probably sleep-deprived. According to the University Health Center at the University of Georgia, “most college students get 6 – 6.9 hours of sleep per night” but “most adults need somewhere between 6-10 hours of sleep per night.” It’s okay not to participate in every activity; doing so will…

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Surviving a Long-Distance Relationship in College

My boyfriend and I started dating during our sophomore year in high school, went to college 3 hours apart, and now he’s in Europe while I’m in the United States. We’ve been together for 7 years and in a long-distance relationship for 5 of those years, normally seeing each other once every three months. If…

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Slash Your Textbook Costs

We all dread spending our hard-earned money on textbooks every semester. (Let’s not imagine the better things that money could be going towards…) These are some of the options to consider when buying textbooks, and our recommendations that will help you get your textbooks at a discounted price!

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