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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 …
There are a few ways to save money on college textbooks
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5 Ways to Save Money on College Textbooks

In college, it’s a necessity to save money so it makes sense to try and cut down on expenses wherever you can. Renting or buying used textbooks is one great way to save your wallet. Brand New Textbooks are Expensive Buying a whole new set of college textbooks every year can be unbelievably expensive. In …
Once your child has gone to college, you may find yourself empty nesting
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Empty Nesting: What Should Parents Do Now?

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 …
A college advisor talking to their student.
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How Often You Should Meet With Your College Academic Advisor

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 …
Studying changes when you transition from high school to college
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How Studying Changes From High School to College

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 …