Can the Healing Begin in the Lunchroom?

Every teen who has committed a school shooting has the same basic needs: Food. Water. Shelter. And a friend. Every school kid shares these needs. A new iPhone? Good outfits? PS4 Pro? Nice, but not needed. That one single friend, though—that’s a desperate necessity. When kids feel unconnected and unloved, they’ll do anything to get […]

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Study Tips for Busy Students

Y’know, we get it. School can be a rough, busy time, especially if you’re juggling a job and extracurriculars with a full courseload. Here are some time management tips from a seasoned multitasker that might make things a bit easier: 1. Organization is key Yeah, there isn’t really a way to get around this. The […]

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The First Year

Starting university can be one of the most exciting times of your life, no matter what age you are when you start, yet it can also be one of the scariest. It can make you realize that you’re not ready for the true adult life, that you need a little guidance in it; or, for […]

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Imposter Syndrome

Coined in 1978 by clinical psychologists Pauline R. Clance and Suzanne A. Imes, imposter syndrome is a concept usually experienced by high-achieving members of society who are unable to internalize their accomplishments and are fearful of being exposed as a “fraud.” I had never heard of imposter syndrome until I came across a blog post by Neil […]

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Three Steps to College Planning

It seems like everyone is talking about our student loan crisis. We heard about it from the presidential candidates last year. We’re hearing about it in Congress. We’re even hearing rumblings from banks and the financial industry. Unfortunately, it’s all talk right now, and talk isn’t going to help you pay your college tuition. What will […]

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Celebrating MLK Day!

Today, we as an American nation celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day to honor the tireless efforts of one man on behalf of Civil Rights. Although I’m sure you’re all familiar with the work of Martin Luther King Jr. by now, this is why we celebrate him, in his widow Coretta Scott King’s own words: […]

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