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You Need First Aid, Not Financial Aid

No one in an epic crisis would intentionally slap a lifeguard, run away from the paramedics, or avoid a star in Mario Kart. That sounds silly at first, but that is how it appears when we reject help-especially when we know that we need it. But according to research help around campus is becoming more Read More

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6 Reasons That You’re About To Die and You Don’t Even Know It Yet

I couldn’t believe how I died. The battle had been intense on an insane level and I had used every special item that I had. Surely I saved before walking into the last cave…right? WRONG. Like a cocky little idiot I had not saved my game before walking blindly into the last cave, nor had Read More

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3 Steps To Miss Any Class

I’ll make this one quick because I could go on for days about this issue. If you ever become a student anywhere, you will miss a class or experience a moment that could lead to you missing a class. I hated missing class, but I soon learned that I couldn’t avoid the unexpected. Education has Read More

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Plan For The Drama…Part Two

In the last post we talked about planning for the drama that seems to arrive when you are on your way to becoming a successful student. But how do you handle drama that comes without any warning? How do you deal with the drama that arrives when you do not have a plan? Here is Read More

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Plan For The Drama

I realized this week that there is one item on my office supply list that I am running very low on: tissue. I have seen a lot of tears this semester, and it has not been pretty. The faucets have not been running over trivial things either–people are going through some serious and tough times. Read More

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Why I Barely Passed Chemistry

When I took Chemistry 101 in college my Freshman year I was confused over my grades in the class–and so was my professor. I had an “A” average on the homework, a “B” average in the lab and a “D” average on the lecture tests. The professor was confused because he claimed that all of Read More

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Get Me In The Mood

I had the entire night planned–flowers, gifts, card, and a top-dollar restaurant. Trust me when I say this: I had thought of everything. It was our wedding anniversary and I was about to leave my wife speechless. Everything was as smooth as a Kem concert until we arrived at the restaurant. Now you’ve got to Read More