5 Things I Wasn’t Prepared for When I Started My Business

Okay—it’s official. I suck at Blogmas. But I’m back today with a great, informative post for any aspiring entrepreneurs like myself! If you’re looking to start an online business like I did, make sure you have these things in order before you start:

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What To Do When You Aren’t Being Challenged in Your College Classes

I know, I know—this seems like a good problem to have. Why would someone want their college classes to be harder? Not everyone understands or agrees, but lately, I’ve been feeling totally bored.

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The College Girl’s Ultimate Guide to Studying

Whether your major is English, math, or even music, there’s a college blogger out there with tips to help you rise to the top of your class. If you’re looking for only the best advice on how to succeed in any of your classes, check out the posts below from college students just like you!

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How Can I Be the Next Great Storyteller?

Telling stories is one of the most important things we do in our lives. We tell stories to sell products and make money, we tell stories for entertainment, and we even tell stories to help us teach difficult concepts and express abstract thoughts. Even those of us who don’t choose to be writers have to be storytellers—but as artists who make stories our livelihoods, we ought to be the best at it.

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How To Ace Your College English Class

English is a particularly tricky subject, especially if you’re more of a science or math-y person. But don’t let this required general ed course be the bane of your GPA. If reading and writing aren’t your thing, or that 500-word essay is keeping you up all night—let me (the English major, total book nerd, and professional writer) help you out with some ways to overcome college English.

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5 Things I Learned During My Freshman Year of College

I learned so much during my freshman year of college, and not just in classes. I discovered things about myself that I never expected, figured out how to actually study, and learned that making a relationship work takes a lot of effort (on both ends). As I approach my second year of college, I’m looking back on what I learned — and, let me tell you: it was a lot.

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The College Girl’s Start of the Semester Checklist

The semester is beginning yet again, ladies, and it’s never too late (or too early) to prepare—with the help of the very best college bloggers on the web. Luckily, all of our very best college-prep articles are in one spot for you to reference—so what are you waiting for? Start checking these things off your to-do list!

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5 Things Your College Orientation Leader Wants You to Know

As summer orientation leaders, we spend months making memories with the future freshmen and other new students at our schools — and we have a blast! While I remember a lot of future freshmen having similarly great times at their orientations, unfortunately, there were some who struggled to make the most of their days. After witnessing all of the sessions, I realized that having a rough orientation day is totally avoidable, if you accept these simple facts:

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Freshman Year: An Introvert’s Guide

Your first year of college is supposed to be a time of excitement, with new people and new experiences around every corner. While all the commotion makes some jump for joy in anticipation, others prefer to run away from the hustle and bustle of the new school year. If you’re an introvert, like me, or just the quiet type, the first year of college can be daunting — but luckily, there are some ways to help you feel more at ease in your new home.

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5 Foolproof Ways to Overcome Exam Anxiety

With students receiving immense pressure from parents, mentors, and peers to succeed, exam anxiety is on the rise. Test stress affects thousands of students nationwide and around the world, both in primary schools and in college. It has caused lowered grades, diminished health, and an increase in substance abuse amongst millennials. The stress that comes from major exams, like midterms and finals, is hurting us all – and it’s time we did something about it.

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When Opportunity Knocks, Make Sure You Answer the Door

Does your college major determine your future career path? Not always. Consider all job opportunities, even if they’re in another field.

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