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  • Ask a Graduate - Preparing for College in High School

    Ask a Graduate: Preparing for College Edition

    Welcome to my new series – Ask a Graduate! In this post, I’m answering some questions I received about preparing for college. This is such an important topic! Why? Because preparing…

  • Note taking tips for college students - improve memory and do better on tests with these helpful recall tips. Repin for reference!

    Note Taking Tips for College Students

    I have to be honest – I’m totally traditional when it comes to providing note taking tips for college students. What do I mean by that? Well, it means that you aren’t…

  • What Failing a College Test Taught Me

    I always saw myself as a good student growing up. I never seemed to have an issue with staying on top of my work or getting good grades without studying much.…

  • Working a job in college: the good and bad | Build career skills as a college student by getting a job and developing work experience that teaches you money management, time management, and more.

    How to Be Organized: College Student Edition

    Whether you’re an incoming college freshman or a soon-to-be graduating senior, learning how to be organized is extremely important. Not only will you need this skill to stay on top of…

  • Dorm Room Decor: 10 Must-Haves Under $20

    Shopping for college dorm room decor is almost as exciting as the first day itself! I saw aisles and aisles of cute pillows, light up signs, and other knick-knacks as I…