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Online Learning Takeaways You Can Use As Life Skills

Even though attending school online may not have been your first choice, you'll gain many virtual learning skills that become useful later in life. Students can utilize these new abilities to improve their college applications, future careers, and even relationships with friends and family. These are a few online learning takeaways that can ...

by Guest Blogger, Ginger Abbot

5 Comfort Food Recipes to Make From Your College Dorm

Are you missing your mom’s homemade meatloaf? What about those brownies with gooey frosting? You can’t make those in your dorm — or can you?  These recipes for college students are easy to make with or without an oven. Plus, they’ll remind you of home, even if you’re hundreds of miles away.    1. Coffee Cup ...

by Guest Blogger, Ginger Abbot

How to Budget for Off-Campus Living When Studying Abroad

Many college and university students look forward to studying in a new country. You get to explore a new culture for a discounted price while continuing your education, but you might not want to stay on campus. This guide will show you how to budget for off-campus living when studying abroad,  no matter where you decide to go. You’ll have a ...

by Guest Blogger, Ginger Abbot

7 Tips for Managing Stress as an International Student

The ability to manage stress levels is essential for international students.  Language barriers, loneliness, financial challenge, lack of resources to perform academic work, culture shock, and other issues are associated with high stress levels. So if you are going to start a new life overseas as an international student, you should learn the ...

How to Care for Your Mental Health in College

Going to college is exciting but stressful. It might be the first time you live away from family or tackle a challenging course schedule. It’s vital to take care of your mental health in college so none of these new experiences ruin your overall wellness. Your college years are supposed to be a time of freedom and exploration. Depression and ...

by Guest Blogger, Ginger Abbot

5 Versatile Degrees That Can Help You Decide What to Major In

Choosing what to major in can be a daunting task, and it may be even more stressful than selecting a university or college. Our guide to ‘Finding the Best Fit’ details what you need to keep in mind when choosing the right school, emphasizing how you should have a clear view of your interests in order to effectively narrow down where ...

by Guest Blogger, Lydia White

Packing Guide for College

For most of us, going to college is the first time we leave the family home.  Suddenly, all that stuff you’ve been surrounded with all your life will no longer be there.  Fear not, you will survive without it.  The solution is not to try and take as much of your family home with you as possible.  You do not need to transport the entire ...

by Guest Blogger, Jamie Rose

College Student Retention – Success Secrets for College Students, Student Advisers & Deans

Why does a student leave college before he/she completes a degree?  The simple question stirred the interest of not only scholars, institution, higher education authority but also spouses and students.  According to the survey of the National Center of Education Statistics (NCES), the cumulative withdrawal of students has reached 24 percent ...

by Guest Blogger, Anne Baron

Actionable Ways to Rock Your Study Skills

Study skills may come easy for some students. However, for those students that struggle to keep up with term papers, discussions, projects, and all other tasks during a study abroad program is overwhelming. Perhaps, you have tried a system of study skills. Does the feeling of achievement leave you empty? It might be time to evaluate your study ...

by Staff, Sophia Glinski

Cruise Control: Your 3-Step Research Guide to Getting the Most Out of Your Next Cruise!

Though typically seen as an utmost leisurely vacation, cruising can be so much more! Going anywhere from the tropic beaches of the Caribbean Islands to the frozen desert of Alaska, the cruise’s destinations are typically the attraction magnet. Excursions aside, the ships themselves encompass an abundance of fresh leisurely and/or energetic ...

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