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Your college academic advisor is there to help you
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How Your College Academic Advisor Can Help You

Many students do not take the time to stop by to see their academic advisor, even when they need advice on choosing coursework or they just need something as simple as homework help on an assignment. This is unfortunate, as academic advisors are there to help students! Your college academic advisor, much like your high …
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44 More Life Skills to Learn Before College

In a previous post we talked about life skills to know before heading off to college, but there are plenty more that aren’t taught in schools or at home regularly anymore! If you don’t know how to do any of the tasks listed below, now is the time to ask or look it up. You …
There are a few things you should not pack for college
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What NOT To Pack For College

As you’re making your packing list of what to bring to college this year, you’ll probably write down quite a few items that you end up not wanting to bring or you shouldn’t be taking to the dorm at all. Here are a few things you should definitely not pack for college: Prohibited Items Your …
Give yourself a digital makeover before you start college
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4 Digital Makeover Tips While Prepping for College

We live in a very digital age. So much of our lives revolve around the internet, and we all should manicure what we put out there that’s attached to our names and identities. While prepping for college is the perfect time to give yourself a digital makeover. Clean Up Your Social Media It’s no secret …
Here are some tips for first generation college students!
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Tips for First Generation College Students

First generation college students often face a more difficult transition when starting school than students whose parents, grandparents, and beyond have attended college. First-generation college students tend to deal with a unique set of barriers in addition to the common problems that many incoming freshmen face. It’s important that these difficulties don’t prevent first generation …