Jessica Thiefels

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5 Colleges for Fitness-Focused Students

Before heading off to their first semester, college students are often bombarded with the warning, “Look out for the freshman fifteen!” While those dreaded extra pounds from subsisting on energy drinks and pizza tend to slip away as you get used to college life, some students, including yourself, may want to avoid it altogether. Luckily, the …
Pulling an all-nighter isn't ideal, but if you have to, here are some tips on how to make it more effective
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8 Tips to Make Your All-Nighter More Effective

There are many times in your college career when an all-nighter is necessary, whether you’re cramming for a test or finally getting around to writing that term paper. In fact, 99 percent of students admit to cramming, according to BBC. While an all-night study session is not the most effective way to learn, there are …
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What I Wish I’d Known About My College Loans

It’s not difficult to get a student loan. Guidance counselors and admissions representatives practically serve them up on silver platters. All I had to do was sign on the dotted line, before some imaginary funds were shuffled around and my class schedule popped out of my printer. Now, when I get my bill every month, …
Here are eight ways to decide which language to learn
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8 Ways to Decide Which Language You Should Learn

Whether you want to study abroad senior year or are majoring in international business, everyone can benefit from a little foreign language experience. In fact, for most undergraduate degrees, a few semesters of a foreign language are actually required. Which language you choose to learn could help your career as a young adult. The best …

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