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Look up!: Is your smart phone replacing your social life?

Rate this article and enter to winSmartphones are integrated into our lives—almost as much as toothbrushes, textbooks, and cat videos. By 2013, nearly three out of four college students had a smartphone. “Meeting someone...
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The job prob: Making the most of your major

Rate this article and enter to winPicking your major or minor can be stressful—especially if you feel your career might depend on it. You’re likely to grapple with a range of factors, and prioritizing...
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Like a pro: 7 tips for powerful public speaking

Rate this article and enter to winNail-biting? Check. Unavoidable? Check. Public speaking is likely in your future, whether you’ll be making a classroom presentation to your peers, giving a speech in an auditorium, or...
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The parent pop quiz: Helpful, hands-off, or helicopter?

Rate this article and enter to winIs your parent or guardian helpful, hands-off, or helicopter? And what effect is that having on your college experience? Take our quiz, track your score, and click on...
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The study drug debate: Do they create an academic advantage?

Rate this article and enter to winThe non-prescription use of stimulant drugs, such as Adderall® and Ritalin®, appears to be on the rise. You might hear them nicknamed “study drugs” or “brain steroids,” and...
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The job prob: How (and why) to get that internship

Rate this article and enter to winInternships are the “new interview”—your most likely route to a job, according to surveys of students, graduates, and employers. Here, experts say why.Question: How much does an internship...
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Stress and the student body

Rate this article and enter to winIf exam season is approaching, your class notes may be piling up and your calendar becoming crammed with study sessions and finals. Pressure? Ever feel like it’s too...
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Get the scoop before your interview: 3 ways to stand out to potential employers

Rate this article and enter to winThe difference between getting a job and still searching can come down to doing some background research.Know Thy Potential EmployerAdrian Ferrera, a career services counselor at West Virginia...
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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 heading toward an epic bio exam, that history lit review isn’t going to write itself, and the student government meeting lasted forever because the phantom glitter-bomber is...
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Capturing your creativity: How to engage your brain outside the classroom

Rate this article and enter to winIf you’re anything like me, college is really, for lack of a better word, hard. The workload is intense, and though I was always smart, I never considered...