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Writers write. But with college, work and life in the way, hobbies and passions can sometimes feel relegated to the back seat. Here's how to keep your writing a part of your college life. [READ FULL POST]

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You’re 18, and you don’t think you’re ready for any of this. There’s suddenly tuition to pay, advising appointments to make, and the matter of your dirty clothes, dishes and next meal to plan for. Welcome to the rest of your life. Now what? [READ FULL POST]

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If you're about to start your college adventure, read through these tips from someone who has been there, done that and made the most of their university years. [READ FULL POST]

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Summer jobs and internships provide valuable work experience and, of course, valuable cash to help pay for college expenses. Here, UNC's Career Services offers some tips on how to find those in-demand summer positions. [READ FULL POST]

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You probably know that college doesn't go by the same 7:51 a.m. to 2:13 p.m. bell schedule used in high school. But what exactly WILL your schedule look like, your first year of college? Here, we give you an idea of what you can expect. Just know it'll be different every semester! [READ FULL POST]

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Do you need to invest in a laptop, if you're going to college and don't already have one? What kind will you need? Here, a current student offers some tips and alternatives. [READ FULL POST]

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Stress seems like an accepted part of life these days, especially for college and high school students. But if you can make a few changes when you're feeling good, you may be able to de-stress more easily when you're super busy or anxious. Here are a few tips for de-stressing ahead of time and in the moment. [READ FULL POST]