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Responsible Ways to Show Your Independence

You finally made it. College! After twelve years of school in your hometown, you now have the opportunity to break free and discover who you are, who you want to be, and where you want to go. Now is the time for you to be selfish, adventurous, and curious about the world around you. This is …
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The Art of Learning from Failure

We all know what failure feels like. Everyone has been there at one point or another. Maybe it was a teeny tiny mishap or maybe it was something super important and it just didn’t end up how you wanted it to. Whatever the “failure” may be, there is always a chance of learning and growing …
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5 Great Calculators for College Students

Whether you’re taking college courses in high school or starting your first year of college, you need a calculator you can rely on! This list of calculators will help you find the perfect match for your needs, wants, and budget, including some additional information on what you should look for in a calculator for your …
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11 Awesome Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas

At no extra cost to you, College Raptor may earn a commission for purchases using our links. Learn more.  Teaching is one of the most important professions someone could have. They are shaping the minds of the next generation after all! Teachers are the real gift, so they deserve a few trinkets and presents of …
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Ways for College Students to Manage Stress and Anxiety

According to the National College Health Assessment, 34.2% of college students reported stress affecting their academic performance and 27.8% of college students reported anxiety affecting their academic performance. Stress and anxiety in students are not uncommon during their college experience. Going to college can be exciting, but it can also cause financial worries, emotional problems, …