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Adjusting to a New Location
Adjusting to a New Location
Most university students attend an institution away from their hometown. This article offers information on how students can more quickly and easily adjust to a new…...
Budgeting as a Student
Budgeting as a Student
Everyone’s student days are a bit lean. This article offers students hints on creating, and sticking to, a realistic budget....
Dealing with Homesickness
Dealing with Homesickness
Homesickness is a common emotion among first years at university. This article offers students advice on how to deal with homesickness and move on....
Doing Laundry at University
Doing Laundry at University
Many students leave for university with little laundry experience. This article offers an introduction to reading laundry labels, sorting laundry and picking the best…...
Housekeeping and Cleaning
Housekeeping and Cleaning
No one likes housekeeping and cleaning, but everyone must do it some time. This article offers students hints on how to keep their houses neat and clean....
Keeping in Touch With Home as a Student
Keeping in Touch With Home as a Student
Keeping in touch with family and friends at home can be a challenge when you go to university. This article offers advice on methods of phoning, writing and using…...
Learning to be Independent
Learning to be Independent
Parents and students both need to make a concerted effort to become comfortable with a student’s imminent independence before he leaves for university. This article…...
Learning to Cook
Learning to Cook
Many students must learn how to cook when they leave home and go to college or university. This article offers students a gentle introduction to learning to cook....
Pre-Uni Checklist
Pre-Uni Checklist
Packing to go to university can be a hectic, frustrating time. This article offers students easy checklists to follow for pre-uni packing....
Staying Healthy as a Student
Staying Healthy as a Student
Staying healthy requires work, but the benefits far outweigh the costs. This article offers students tips on eating well, working out and resting up for optimal health....
The Importance of Insurance as a Student
The Importance of Insurance as a Student
Many students don’t believe that they have any use for an insurance policy. This article offers students information on common types of insurance and where to shop…...
What To Do In an Emergency
What To Do In an Emergency
You can’t spend your life worrying about possible emergencies, but you can take a few steps to adequately prepare for an emergency. This article offers tips on…...
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