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Keturah Ragland

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Senior Year: Second Semester Checklist

January 10, 2017

The second semester of senior year can be one of your best.  You’re so close to finally getting what you’ve worked hard for all these years: your diploma.  Fun and college appreciation is at an all-time high.

Despite the anticipated weekends and “more socially-active than before” weeknights, your senior year still has some tasks that must be fulfilled. Try to manage the fun and the future simultaneously:

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College Survival 101: Living with Your Roommate

Adjusting to living with a roommate can be hard because you never know how it’s going to go or what to expect. Here are some tips for a successful roommate experience: Don’t stress. Remember this is probably your roommate’s first time living away from…

September 15, 2016
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7 Things People Forget to Put on College Packing Lists

Speaking from experience, packing for college can be stressful. Almost as overwhelming as finding your classrooms on the first day of class… OK, maybe not that bad. College is a truly terrific, exciting experience — it only gets stressful when we feel like we…

July 25, 2016
How To Avoid Dorm Damage Fees
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How to Avoid Dorm Damage Fees

As the school year concludes, dodging the dorm damages can be the final challenge to your semester. Dorms are bound to get some wear and tear, though universities are not always the most understanding of this reality. Here are some tips of the trade…

May 10, 2013
6 Study Tips for Finals
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6 Study Tips for Finals

With finals just around the corner, it’s likely been six months since your last set. Perhaps you get rusty, forgetful, or just lazy in terms of studying for the big week. To better get into the swing of finals things, remember these six tips…

May 6, 2013
Ways to Find Your Calling in College
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Resources to Help You Find Your Calling in College

You’re in college driving 100 MPH. But where are you going? Finding your way through college is not always as easy as advertised. After all, some adults don’t know exactly what they “want to be when they grow up.” However, keeping an open mind…

April 29, 2013
How to Find a College Internship
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6 Interview Tips to Get That Internship

The interview is the final step between you and that prized opportunity this summer. You’ve worked hard with good grades, extracurriculars, and a finely polished resume to earn this interview. So what must you do to reach your goal? Well, there’s a whole science…

April 23, 2013
How to Find a College Internship
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Internship Resources for College Students

Getting an internship reflects the age old question: what came first, the chicken or the egg? Similarly, what comes first, a job or experience? It is often very difficult to acquire internships seeing as they are very competitive and require “work experience.” So if…

March 26, 2013
resume tips
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Perfecting Your Resume

Job and Internship season is just around the corner as the calendar approaches April, so things can get chaotic in a jiffy. Now is the time to get your stuff in check and putting some finishing touches on your resume can go a long…

March 25, 2013
On Campus Job
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Getting an On-Campus Job

Getting an on-campus job can be a money booster and resume enhancer, especially if your schedule allows for it this semester.  In fact, getting the new job can be a tougher task than actually performing the job if it’s as a desk clerk, hall…

March 6, 2013