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Over the summer, I decided to look into graduate school. A requirement for being accepted into graduate school is having a minimum GPA of 3.0. At the start of the fall semester, my GPA stood right at 2.9. I knew it was time to buckle down if I wanted any…

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Two years ago during the summer, I began looking for part-time internships to work towards a future career. No matter the job field, each position shared the same gargantuan, mandated prerequisite: experience. The problem was, I had no experience. Since I needed experience to find a job to gain further…

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High school students often feel overwhelmed at the thought of college-level reading. Academic writing comes into play more in college, and since college textbooks are more dense than high school-level reading, that can be challenging to adjust to. College-level reading may sound scary, but with practice, you can sharpen your…

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Caffeine-injected 20-somethings with bloodshot eyes, illuminated by laptop screens, huddled in the darkened corners of coffee shops have transpired into society’s accepted image of the modern college student. Many would agree that the lifestyle of a college student doesn’t leave much room for sleep. Stefan Lamb, a UNC alumnus who…

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It’s no mystery that a college education isn’t always enough to land you a dream job. Out-of-classroom experiences are vital to building a well-rounded education and many colleges and institutions are catching on. In fact, some programs note experiences like internships or study abroad programs as requirements for graduation. But…

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College is stressful and that seems to be something that all students can agree on. Whether it is the day-to-day stress of getting homework in on time or the massive panic students feel around finals, most everyone experienced some sort of stress during their college years. Is it getting to…

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