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Preparing for the GRE

If you’re thinking about or planning to apply to graduate school you have probably considered taking the GRE. The GRE opens the door for a lot of graduate schools. The GRE can be used to apply to master's, Ph.D. and professional degree programs. 


What is the GRE?

The GRE is a standardized test administered by ETS. The GRE consists…

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Does stress have you feeling anxious and tense? Then it might be time for you to try out meditation! Anyone can master meditation with practice and patience, and the best part is that you can do it practically anywhere. Here are some tips to help you get your zen-on!

  1. Start with something simple.

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5 Social Media Tips For Students

Many students today have some sort of social media account, whether it be Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, or Facebook. Social media can be a great way to connect with people and the world but did you know it could have a negative effect on you when you are applying for a position at a company or graduate school? Most hiring managers are not looking for negatives when they search for you…

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Five Tips for Living a Healthier Student Lifestyle

Living a healthier lifestyle can be difficult, especially when you have so many obligations to worry about such as class, homework, club meetings, work, family, and friends. Making your health a priority is so important, though, especially because a healthy lifestyle can help you succeed academically. It might seem overwhelming at first, but implementing a few of the…

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5 Myths You Shouldn’t Believe about Your Professors

1.They don’t want to talk to me/ They are too busy to help me.

2. They want me to do poorly on the exams.

3. They will test to see if I’m smart enough to talk to them by asking me hard questions.

4. They won’t give me points back ever.

5. If they don’t email me back immediately it’s something personal.

Myth 1:…