Tag: College Tips

7 Best Study Tips for College Students

The age of information has made a lot of things easier, but in many ways, it’s made college quite a bit harder. With websites like Facebook, Twitter, and Reddit taking their toll on our concentration, it’s harder than ever to stay focused. Good study habits are essential if you want to succeed in college. Whether you’re just beginning college or you’re looking for that…

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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…

10 Ways College Students Can Navigate the Coronavirus Outbreak

Students should know that resources are available. As the novel coronavirus pandemic rages on, colleges are taking steps to mitigate the crisis that may alter students’ lives in other uncomfortable ways, such as upending support systems and forcing students to rethink basic needs. “Campuses are closing and most in a haphazard, confusing way with limited notice. Students are incurring unplanned expenses…

9 Steps To Take When Creating Your Post-Grad Budget

After a bittersweet graduation and an extensive job search, budgeting may be the last thing on your mind. But despite what your college lifestyle may have led you to believe, you’re more responsible for your finances now than ever. Your post-college expenditures won’t just consist of late-night library vending machine raids and beach week martinis, but also rent, utilities, insurance and,…

How Procrastinating Your Schoolwork Impacts Your Mental Health

In college, wellness is often characterized as balancing academics with friends, jobs, and extracurriculars. Academics and the pressure to earn good grades is a prominent source of stress for college students. But does balancing schoolwork, managing time, and alleviating stress always mean getting work done ahead of time or taking the full allotted time to complete an assignment? Spending only as much…