School Isn’t THAT Important

Today’s post is going to be a bit different from the posts that I tend to write. There’s usually a bulleted list with items that might help you in one way or another; today, however, is just a simple word of encouragement. It’s something that has been on my mind over the weekend, so I hope it may be able to help someone else who may be struggling with this.

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3 Steps to Help Refocus this Semester

Now that winter break is wrapping up, it’s time to refocus and get back into studying mode. As difficult as it may be, it needs to be done. Therefore, I thought I’d do my best to help you during your struggle. However, I must confess that this post is also mostly written with the purpose of preparing myself for the semester ahead and attempting to bring my motivation back after a winter break during which I forgot all about school.

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How to Best Utilize Your Fall Break

For those of you that don’t get a week off from school the week of Thanksgiving (hard to believe, but some don’t), keep on working hard. My prayers are with you.

For those of you that get a week off from school the week of Thanksgiving, as a fellow college student, I am so excited for you! I know how relieving it can be to finally be able to take your mind off of school for a short period of time.

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Top 3 Schools to Transfer to in California

With the deadlines for most transfer applications nearing, you might be wondering if you should transfer, regardless of whether you are from a community college or 4-year university. Alena has written an article highlighting 3 schools to consider as a transfer student. I’d like to talk about 3 more schools, and give a little love to some schools on the West Coast, specifically in California.

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5 Steps to Your Dream School

You have a dream school. Tuition costs, on the other hand, are definitely not a dream you were hoping for. I want you to know that you can make any school your dream school. It may require a little extra work on your part instead of relying on the college/university to hand you opportunities, but why pay someone else (via tuition) to do that work when you are fully capable to doing the work yourself and can keep a couple extra thousand in your pocket?

First off, before I tell you anything else, you need to have a positive outlook on even the worst of the worst colleges/universities. Being regretful or negative about something won’t change anything, so why waste your time continuously despising a subpar option when you can make the best of it? It may sound difficult, but here’s how you can create a glass half full when the glass is half empty:

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