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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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What’s up, sugar? Quiz: Sugar’s about to get real

Rate this article and enter to winSugar is confusing on so many levels. Is it natural to the product or added—and does that matter for our health? (Yes, up to a point.) Why don’t...
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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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Yes, they will Google you: How to be proactive with your online presence

Rate this article and enter to winWhat if a potential employer, academic supervisor, or date searches for you online (as they certainly will), and finds—right there!—your elegant design portfolio or insightful blog posts, and...
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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 art of adulting: 3 key ways to own it as a grown up

Rate this article and enter to winHave you “adulted” today? If you’ve thrown in a load of your own laundry (and maybe even folded it afterward), run your own errands, or managed to negotiate...
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The 4 keys to college courses

Rate this article and enter to winGrades not what you expected? You’re not alone. I see countless students each semester who have that shocked look on their faces when they get their first midterm...
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The online student: How to connect in the digital classroom

Rate this article and enter to winAre you taking an online class this semester? Or a hybrid class—a traditional classroom with online learning components? If you haven’t yet ventured into the virtual classroom, you...