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Resolving College Roommate Conflict: Open Communication

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One is clean and one is messy. One is quiet and one is social. Roommate differences can make a new living situation difficult, but learning how to respectfully resolve those differences is a life lesson that will help students grow.

Home for the Holidays: 8 Ways to Avoid Stress When Your Student Returns

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Having a full house for the holidays is exciting, but it can also be stressful when everyone has different expectations. Get on the same page with these eight simple tips!

Selecting College Majors for Love and Money

selecting college majors for love and money

Choosing a college major can be a difficult decision. Take stock of what you enjoy, what you are good at, and what careers are employing college graduates to come up with a choice that’s right for you!

Dear Procrastinator—Get Your College Applications Done!

Dear Procrastinator - Get Your College Applications Done!

Procrastinating on getting your college applications in? Get some tips on what to do with the time you’ve got left, and get those applications submitted!

The Real Secret to a Winning College Application

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A good college application pairs a student with a school that’s the right fit. Spend less time trying to sound perfect, and more time showing a college who you really are!

11 Questions About Returning to College as a Non-Traditional Student ANSWERED!

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If the college admission process has you stressed as an adult returning to school, you are not alone. More non-traditional students are attending college than ever before, and their most common admissions questions are answered here.

9 College Scholarships With December Deadlines in 2014

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There’s never a season that doesn’t include scholarship deadlines! Visit ScholarshipAdvisor to stat your search with these nine college scholarships, then bookmark more to apply for in the New Year!

Thanksgiving Break- When College Kids Come Home

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When college students return home for their first holiday visit, they may be ready to test their new-found independence while their parents are ready to fall back on familiar relationships. Learn a few simple strategies to bring both sides together while strengthening family bonds.

4 Serious Career Paths for Computer Science Majors

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Recent job studies place computer science at the top of the list for those with advanced degrees.Learn more about what you can do with a degree in computer science.

7 Tips to Help Adult Learners Go Back to School

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Adult students have a lot to bring to the college experience. If the thought of going back to school gives you butterflies, build up your confidence with these great study tips, online practice resources, and advice from one who’s been there.

Find the Best Resources to Learn Languages Online!

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Learning foreign languages is easier when you know the best strategies to make you more fluent. Get ready to bookmark these resources and voilà—you’ll be on your way!

It’s Never too Late: Online Education and Non-Traditional Students

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Non-traditional students now make up the bulk of college degree-seekers. By including online learning in college degree programs, these students can ease the challenges of going back to school at any stage of lifes.