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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You Are Not Your Mental Illness

Disclaimer: This article does not intend to invalidate any type of mental illness; the point is to bring more light and awareness toward the more severe types of anxiety and/or depression. Anxiety and depression are two separate words that are often thrown around together and very carelessly. A person who is feeling a little blue […]

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Little by Maddie

“Shower caddy and soap—” “Check.” “Desk light, pillowcases, notebooks—” “Got it.” “Socks, glasses case, portable radio, my quote mugs—” “All present.” “Okay…” Harper Little released a flap on the last cardboard box and watched it settle into place. Looking up, she grinned at her mother. “What?” Vivian Little rolled a felt-tip pen between her thumb […]

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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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