Browsing articles from "October, 2015"
Oct
25
2015

Healthy eating tips for study abroad trips … by Shelly Stinson

Studying abroad is a great way to experience some of what life has to offer beyond the boundaries of your hometown, and even your home country. Plus, it gives you the opportunity to see how other people live, work, and socialize. But if you aren’t careful, it can also give you something else: a larger waistline. Studying in general has the ability to make you gain weight. One piece of research published in Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism found […]

Oct
20
2015

Applying to the College of ‘Everyone Gets a Chance’ – by Elaine Carsley

Applying to college today is a grown-up’s job. When I was 16, I learned to parallel park. I was a semi-accomplished pianist, an actress and singer, a lifeguard at the local pool where I worked on my tan and my social life. My thoughts were focused deeply – exclusively – on the here and now – grownup-hood seemed imaginary and remote. College was the furthest thing from my mind. Remember it was the early 90’s. […]

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