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Advice for College Student Dealing with Anxiety During this Pandemic

Advice for College Student Dealing with Anxiety During this Pandemic A global pandemic, finals, graduation, not knowing what’s next — you might be feeling more stressed than usual right now, but there are still ways to take care of yourself.   HerCampus talked to Dr. Kirsten Thompson, M.D., board-certified psychiatrist, clinical instructor at UCLA, and founder of the telehealth company Remedy (launching in June…

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10 Ways to Calm Pre-College Nerves

10 Ways to Calm Pre-College Nerves COLLEGE. It’s an exciting word, but also a terrifying one. After months of endless applications, emotional acceptances and rejections, and difficult decisions, it’s now your last summer at home. Soon, you’ll finally be ready to pack your bags and go. Or are you?  As your departure date draws closer, you’re probably suffering from some serious pre-college…

5 Things College Students Should Include In A Plan For Their Wellness

5 Things College Students Should Include In A Plan For Their Wellness As a psychologist and the mother of two college-aged students, I am concerned about my children’s future emotional well-being. I know that the late teens to early 20s are a time when the majority of many lifetime mental health disorders take hold. Given all the challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic…

How to Be a Proactive Communicator During Your Remote Internship

How to Be a Proactive Communicator During Your Remote Internship The world feels like it’s on pause, but that doesn’t mean your career development options have disappeared. In fact, there are tons of remote internship opportunities popping up. But once you’ve landed an internship (congrats, BTW!), now you’re faced with the struggle of remote communication. How often is too often to chat? Are you acting…

Top 5 Ways to Survive Virtual Classrooms

Top 5 Ways to Survive Virtual Classrooms

We asked a group of productive and brilliant high school students to share some insights on how they are surviving the transition to a virtual classroom. The following are their recommendations on the top 5 ways to survive virtual classrooms. 1. MAXIMIZE PRODUCTIVITY IN YOUR VIRTUAL CLASSROOMS My best advice for high school students to maximize productivity in virtual classrooms…

What to Do When You’re Not Feeling Super Motivated About the Post-Grad Job Hunt

What to Do When You’re Not Feeling Super Motivated About the Post-Grad Job Hunt We’ve all been there. You’ve submitted a dozen applications, sent countless “connect” invites on LinkedIn, and gone to the umpteenth virtual networking event, all without getting a single hit. The job or internship hunt can be wildly frustrating, especially when you feel like you’re getting absolutely nowhere. If you’re drained and need…

Why it’s Okay if You Still Have No Idea What You’re Doing After Graduation

Why it’s Okay if You Still Have No Idea What You’re Doing After Graduation “What’s your plan for after graduation?!” There it is–every college student’s favorite question. Whether it’s relatives, family friends, professors or peers, having to explain or express your uncertainty to people never gets easier, and can definitely feel very defeating. No matter how annoying it can be to…

What to Do After College When You Have Multiple Strong Interests

What to Do After College When You Have Multiple Strong Interests Graduating college is a big deal. That’s why we decorate our caps and celebrate four years of stressful classes, growing friendships and late night partying studying. Even though we’re in the middle of a pandemic, those final moments of transition to the real world are still a big deal—and after the festivities end and you…