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Learning how to research -- and vet your sources properly -- is especially important in college. High quality information is out there, but in the cloudy digital landscape, telling fact from fiction can be its own struggle. [READ FULL POST]

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When people say, “research”, what do they mean? A quick search on the internet, usually. But in college, research takes on a whole new meaning. [READ FULL POST]

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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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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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It's almost move-in time. Are you thinking about how you'll fit all your stuff into a dorm room? Here are some tips on what to bring and what not to bring to college. [READ FULL POST]

Thinking about your upcoming semester?

If you're one of the thousands of students about to start your first semester of college, check out this article about how to get the most out of your college experience and have a successful fall. [READ FULL POST]