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Could you help a friend with an eating disorder?

Eating disorders are serious health conditions that require medical attention and personal and professional support. It’s estimated that in the US, 20 million women and 10 million men will have an eating disorder at...
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Balancing school and rest-of-life: How to set and defend your boundaries

Rate this article and enter to winJuggling full-time school and full-time life? Join the club. At the same time as handling classes, professors, and assignments, we’re dealing with kids, spouses, or parents, keeping up...
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What’s your learning style?

Rate this article and enter to winDo you have style? Of course you do, and I’m not just talking about how you wear your hair or show your personality through your clothes.There are many...
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Life’s obstacle course: Strategies to keep your studies on track

Rate this article and enter to winThere will be many challenges during your college career. Most can be anticipated, such as tough exams and lengthy papers. But other issues—like personal illness, financial hardship, or...
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No stove? No problem! Simple meal solutions

Rate this article and enter to winConstructing healthy meals can be simple with some affordable ingredients and a few basic tools. Whether you throw things together with the first ingredients you find or are...
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Commit to your future: How exploring your interests can help you reach Your goals

Rate this article and enter to winIf you’re ready to jump into extracurricular activities, you might want to slow down first. By doing some research and refining your activities list, you’ll be able to...
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Chill out, don’t bug out: Your best ways to prep for stress

Rate this article and enter to winYou’re dealing with an epic family saga, your dissertation proposal isn’t going to write itself, and the town hall meeting lasted forever because the phantom trash-can thief is...
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The social WEB: Pros and cons of online connections

Rate this article and enter to winThere is a statistic that says 4.8 billion people own a cell phone, but only 4.2 billion own a toothbrush. While the validity of this statement may be...
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Ask a pharmacologist: Can I take something to boost my brain?

Rate this article and enter to winAssignments accumulating? Exams coming up? Responsibilties increasing? Halfway through this semester, you may be wondering how you’ll make it all happen. As a pharmacologist who works with students,...
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The power of prioritizing: How to prevent overcommitment

Rate this article and enter to winWhen he enrolled at his local community college, James D., a master’s student at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, learned to set boundaries. He was able to work between...