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Empty Nesting: What Should Parents Do Now?

Once your child has gone to college, you may find yourself empty nesting tips tools & advice
Sending your child off to college is sure to be a bittersweet moment for you. It’s something you’ve looked forward to for so long and yet now that the time has come for your child to leave, you’ve begun to dread it. It feels even worse when you return home after dropping your child off …

How Often You Should Meet With Your College Academic Advisor

A college advisor talking to their student. tips tools & advice
In all colleges, incoming students are assigned a college academic advisor who works closely with them throughout their four (or more) years in college. Academic advisors play a crucial role in guiding students towards their educational goals. They help students explore their academic interests and possible majors, choose the right courses each semester, and develop …

How Studying Changes From High School to College

Studying changes when you transition from high school to college tips tools & advice
There will be a lot of changes as you head to college from high school. You’ll probably have a roommate, may be living on campus away from home, and you’ll have half the classes you are used to. Even with fewer classes though, studying is one big change that many freshman aren’t quite ready for as …

6 Ways to Master a New Language During College

learn a new language tips tools & advice
The free time of every college student is significantly limited by studies. Written assignments, reports, readings, and other tasks are an inevitable part of life during that period. Seems like the college is not the perfect time for learning a new language, right? Well, wrong. Studies have shown that the younger you are, the easier …

Great Tips to Study the Subjects You Absolutely Hate

Letters on dice that spell out "study." tips tools & advice
You really need to study for one of your classes, but you’re in agony and incredibly bored just thinking about it. Sounds familiar, doesn’t it? Students often want to study the subjects of their choice—their chosen major—but what about all of the additional classes? Those topics can seem unnecessary, but they are still important for …

4 Tips to Minimize the Odds of Dropping Out of College

Many college students are dropping out of college. tips tools & advice
The statistics on college dropouts are alarming—about 45% of students who enroll in college end up dropping out of college without graduating. That’s a scary thought, especially when you consider the expenses they would have incurred towards the terms completed. College tuition is expensive. For most students, the only way to afford a college education …

How To: Manage Your Workload at College

college workload tips tools & advice
As you’ll soon find out, the workload at college and university is much heavier than what many people are used to. Each class will have tests, exams, and assignments due, and it’s up to you to stay on top of it all. Managing your time effectively is one of the best skills you can have …

Ideas For What To Include In Care Packages For Freshmen

Care packages are always welcome tips tools & advice
For most college students, nothing beats the joy and excitement of receiving care packages from home. It shows them that their family back home is thinking of them and gives them the feeling of renewed support and encouragement. So what should you include in the care package for your freshman? These few ideas can help. …

How to Improve Your GPA in College

Here are some tips on how to improve your GPA in college. tips tools & advice
There comes a time when you have to put aside everything you have been doing and weigh your GPA. Some people find it difficult to improve on their current track record while others don’t need to because they have good results or low aspirations. But how can you improve your GPA in college, and before …
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