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Stay Healthy While in College

The average college student is often pressed for time, under a lot of stress and eating on the go. You may find it difficult to avoid bad habits like skipping meals or frequently visiting fast food restaurants. But eating a healthy diet can help you feel better, cope with stress and perform better in the classroom and on the athletic …

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Stressed Out?

Are you feeling stressed out, anxious, or overwhelmed? Turns out, you aren’t alone. Studies have shown that 30 percent of teens feels sad or depressed because of stress. Teens report that their stress level is a 5.8 on a 10-point scale while adults report that their stress level is a 5.1. It’s no wonder that you may feel this way. …

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There’s a New Book About Money That Teens and Millennials Will Actually Read

As too many millennials have found out, life can get expensive — fast — if you don’t know your bearings around a bank statement, student loans, or a credit report. Obviously, it’s best to get a handle on how to manage your money during the high school and college years, before you’re likely to truly dig yourself into a hole. …

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Stress Busters for Teens

Today’s youth pack a lot into their busy schedule. Is it any wonder why approximately 8% of the adolescent population have an anxiety disorder? Stress can play a toll on a teens mental and physical health. And with semester coming to an end, tis the season of studying, projects, and exams. All of those things combined lead to more stress! Did you know teens are reporting levels of …

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Makin’ Money Tips from Mark Cuban

1. Shoelaces. Say what ? Shoelaces. I said it. I guarantee you that if you go to the parking lot of any high school or college football game with a bunch of shoelaces in team colors that you bought for 2 bucks a pop,and put up a sign and 2 chairs, you can make money. Not football season? . Go to …

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College Advice for High School Seniors

10 Pieces Of Advice For High School Seniors Going To College Freshman year is a whole different ballgame. The transition between senior year of high school and freshman year of college brings a whirlwind of change and excitement as you embark upon a great crusade. This is the beginning of the rest of your life where—as you shell out your …

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The Best Anti-Bullying Organizations

If you want to stand up to bullying, get involved in one of these organizations that do seriously awesome work! If you’re being bullied or need someone to talk to, please reach out to one of them for help, because you are not alone. Check out our list to find the right one for you. The Trevor Project 1. Since …

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Five Things I Wish I Knew Before Freshman Year of College

1. It’s okay if you’re not in LOVE with your school first semester. First semester of freshman year of college is extremely difficult. It’s a time of stress, adjustments, and challenges. Being torn away from your home, your parents, and your lifelong friends for the first time is extremely frightening; however, things do get better with time to adjust. Although …

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When a Teen Hangs With the Wrong Crowd

Friends play an important role in a teen’s life. While not being socially connected can leave a teen more prone to isolation and depression, having good friends can boost self-esteem and improve communication skills; and some of those friendships can last a lifetime. On the flip side, having bad friends can lead to risky decision-making, bad behaviors and poor academic …

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How to Choose the Right College for YOU

While I was walking through campus the other day, I saw a group of high school students on a tour of the college. Looking at their young, optimistic, and excited faces, I had a flashback to my high school days. Back to the days when I was taking the SATs, going on college tours, and filling out applications. I remember …

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