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Athletics & Extracurriculars
Using Campus Resources Part 1: Academic and Professional

While the writing center can help articulate these documents, career centers specialize in structure and identifying what info to include and leave out. Career centers also specialize in networking.

College Life
Part Two of A Different Take on Plagiarism

Take Notes, One Bit of Info Per Card: Create a notecard for each topic/sub-topic within that source. Only put one piece of information or one quote on each card or note.

College Life
7 Tips to Make the Most of Your College Library

It contains general works, such as encyclopedias, academic dictionaries, and bibliographies designed to provide an overview of various topics.

General Info
Self-care for Empty Nesters

It's a day of tears, joy, and pride. This turning point in your child's life is also a huge one for you. For most parents, it is a moment of reluctantly letting go. It's a day when the clock starts ticking, reality sets in, and you realize your child will not be home again until holiday break. There's no turning clocks back, even if some may want to linger in the past for a little longer.   

College Admissions
If Your Parents Don't Like Your Major

You may not have all the answers, but general knowledge of what you are getting into lends you credibility.

College Life
How to be the Perfect Teacher's Pet

Showing up may mean providing letters of recommendation, helping with applications, or even extending general advice.

College Life
Ten Best Houseplants for Your Dorm

General Care Tips: While all of these plants can survive dorm life, make these plants thrive with the following: Sun: Ensure the plant gets at least 4-6 hours of bright indirect light.

College Life
Why Your Mindset Matters Now

Winning each day's battle is vital to your success since you can only control what you're doing in the present moment. When you have hope in the future, you have power and purpose in the present. Maintaining positivity, hope for your future, and cultivating lasting relationships is vital for your thriving in life.

Athletics & Extracurriculars
Using Campus Resources Part 2: Lifestyle

In part 1, I discuss some academic resources on campus that often go underused. This article looks at some of the resources that have a less direct impact on the classroom. These are nevertheless important. Students who develop a successful campus lifestyle are also more likely to succeed in the classroom. 

College Admissions
What is the TEAS Test?

Most students have heard of the SAT or ACT as a part of the college admissions process, but you may be unfamiliar with the TEAS. If you aren’t applying for nursing school, you probably haven’t heard of it before. Nursing students readying to start their degree may encounter additional requirements before they begin college.

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