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The Student Experience

Teach your college student independent life skills

You’ve probably noticed that the word “adult” is now a verb, as in “I don’t want to…

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Transferring from One College to Another — Successfully

By Catherine McDonald Davenport, Interim Vice President for Enrollment and Dean of Admissions at Dickinson College   Whew!…

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Money Matters

Borrowing for College: Advice about Loans for Students and Parents

If you’re the parent of a current college student, or of a high school student heading in…

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On- and off-campus jobs for college students

College students who work part-time (15–20 hours a week maximum) during the school year get better grades…

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Academic Success and Career

What to consider when declaring a college major

For college-bound students and their families, few things induce more stress than the college search process —…

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Why college students should use LinkedIn

When you think about social media, LinkedIn may not immediately come to mind. It doesn’t seem “social”…

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Campus Resources and Events

The ultimate guide to hosting the best tailgate ever

Football season has arrived! Even if you're not a huge sports fan, going to a game is the…

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A parent’s guide to Greek life today

Many parents have a predetermined positive or negative opinion of Greek life based on their own experience.…

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Parenting Perspectives

New Year’s Resolutions 2019

A brand new year is here and, although I’m not generally all that big into resolutions, I’ve…

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The myth of the empty nest

I’m one of those people who really, really likes to be alone. Really. And let's be honest…

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