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FAFSA 101: New Changes and What They Mean For Your $

It is important to plan ahead with the FAFSA. With an impending deadline, there are important updates that you must be aware of. Understanding these new changes can help you complete your FAFSA application so that it can provide you with the best financial aid possible.  As normal, you must first start with your Financial … Continue reading FAFSA 101: New Changes and What They Mean For Your $

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Top Apps and Websites for New College Students

Throughout the years, the connection between technology and college education has increased drastically. While smartphones can sometimes be a distraction, they can also be used as a source of helpful tools to aid in your day to day life. Using these applications will allow one to have a more smooth experience when attending college for the … Continue reading Top Apps and Websites for New College Students

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The Neuroscience of Friendship in College

Friendship has often been called the single most important factor influencing our health, well-being and happiness. A person's network is, of course, of very high importance. There are processes that give rise to these patterns and their evolutionary origins need to combine multidisciplinary insights. Much evidence has emerged on the important role of friends both in the sphere of moral and emotional supports but as well as protection from external threats and the stresses of living in groups.

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Organizing Time in College: 5 Life Hacks

For any student, how they manage their time in college can define not only how well they do in the classroom, but also how well they're able to keep their mental health afloat. Even though most people know this, it's still common to encounter peers who dread the fact that they don't have the time to do all they have to get done during the day/week, and end up forced into getting things ticked off of their to-do list at the last minute. The truth is that practicing appropriate time management is a difficult thing to do, however it isn't impossible once you get the hang of it, and it will definitely save you the worrying. To lend you a hand, here's 5 life hacks to help you distribute and manage your time appropriately, so that you can get everything done on time and with less stress.

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Dorm & Housing – What You WON’T Need to Buy

We’re sure you’re aware that appliances, furniture, school supplies, and all the possible items that you would need for your dorm or apartment are essential during the college season. However, are all these “essentials” truly essential when you move into your dorm or apartment for college? Will you consistently use them? Well quite frankly, not all the items you might presume you’ll need for your dorm/apartment is necessary, and that’s okay! With this in mind, lets highlight the items you wouldn’t necessarily need to buy.

On Colleges: Hidden Gems Series

Smaller liberal arts colleges offer an enriching, top-tier education that you may not be familiar with. A new liberal arts college will be added to this post to give you a chance to read about each one. Amherst College Established in 1821 by Congregational clergy and the citizens of Amherst, Amherst is a liberal arts … Continue reading On Colleges: Hidden Gems Series