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Wednesday, December 13, 2017
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Life skills you need to know: The almost-adult’s guide to adulting

Rate this article and enter to winHave you “adulted” today? If you’ve thrown in a load of laundry (and maybe even folded it afterward), run your own errand, or managed to clean your room...
Nneoma

Student spotlight: Nneoma

Nneoma is a junior in Lilburn, Georgia.She’s currently involved in a club called Girls Who Code, as well as DECA, an international association teaching skills in management and entrepreneurship in business, finance, hospitality, and...
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The 15-min brain-boosting study strategy that works

Rate this article and enter to winStudying much? You might be using the classic moves. You know—rewriting all your notes into one giant, never-ending, note; highlighting everything important; and my personal favorite, cramming everything...
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How to prioritize your life to get more done

Rate this article and enter to winBased on This is how to be productive; 5 new secrets proven by research by Eric Barker at Barking Up The Wrong TreePrioritiesSaying "I don’t have time" means...
Paige

Student spotlight: Paige

Paige is a sophomore in Fountain Hills, Arizona. She’s involved in her National Honor Society, Photography Club, Youth Group, Teen Council, and tennis.Photography—because it’s a fun and easy outlet. My school day and most...
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Speaking, performing, presenting? How to turn fear into fuel

Rate this article and enter to winArticles about performance anxiety, aka “stage fright,” usually start the same way: Surveys reveal that Americans fear public speaking more than anything else, including death. Well, I’m pleased...
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Ask the academic advisor: “What are some good strategies to get over writer’s block?”

—Amy, Fredericton, New Brunswick, CanadaHmmm…what can I say about writer’s block? Oh look, there are some funny cat videos I need to watch on YouTube.In all seriousness, writer’s block affects everyone who has ever...
Fiona F

Student spotlight: Fiona

Fiona is a senior in Simsbury, Connecticut. She’s a member of her school’s drama club, the life editor for Westminster News Student, president of the International Student Organization, and president of the Student Music...
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How to be really good at getting stuff done, according to science

Rate this article and enter to winAre you determined to quit procrastinating and be more productive this year? Even when you’re motivated, it can be tricky to stick with it—especially once your calendar fills...
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Student Spotlight: Annie

AnnieAnnie is a senior from Boston, Massachusetts. She’s president of the Boston Latin Community Development Corps, fellow of the Deitch Leadership Institute Fellowship, and a violinist.“Hopefully I’ll be working in the State Department and...