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The Memorization Trick That’ll Help You Get Straight As

The Memorization Trick That’ll Help You Get Straight As Throughout high school and college, I used every memorization trick in the book to remember content for classes. I used flashcards, mnemonic devices, weird color-coding strategies.... seriously, I tried just about everything. For the most part, I was successful! However, it didn't come easily. I spent…
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Five Ways to Impress Your Teacher on the First Day of School

5 Ways to Impress Your Teacher On the First Day of School Whether you want to admit it or not, first impressions are extremely important. In the first few seconds and minutes after meeting someone, we’ve already started deciding who we think that person is. Are they kind? Shady? Loud? Dull? Smart? Even the most…
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Surviving Empty Nest Syndrome

Surviving Empty Nest Syndrome   Though it may seem like summer just began, August is officially here (!) which means it’s time to start planning for back-to-school. For students, this means buying textbooks and getting class schedules. For parents with children leaving for college… this means bracing for “empty nest syndrome.” If you’re rolling your…
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Let’s Talk About Drugs & Alcohol

Let’s Talk About Drugs & Alcohol My name is Caroline, and I’m an alcoholic. I’ll tell anyone and everyone that, because it’s not something I’ve ashamed of whatsoever. I graduated from an elite university in 2013 (with excellent grades, I might add), and then I graduated from rehab in 2014. I haven’t had a drink…
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