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How You Can ‘Stomp out’ Bullying to Make a Difference

Whether in a verbal or social capacity at school, work or online, bullying is something that continues to impact millions of people every day both emotionally and mentally. Thankfully, there are a slew of amazing organizations based in the U.S. that can help prevent its effects and individuals from becoming repetitive targets. One of the […]

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Touchdown, History! A Tour of the University of Notre Dame

Touted one of the best college towns in the U.S. by Livability and dedicated to faith no less than scientific knowledge, the University of Notre Dame has a unique spirit and vibrancy that radiates the moment you walk its grounds. Located in Notre Dame, Ind., adjacent to the city of South Bend, the beautiful grounds are home to one of the […]

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Live Below the Line: An Epic Challenge

Live Below the Line is an interactive awareness and fundraising campaign through the Global Poverty Project that invites and challenges participants to live on the amount of food that someone living in poverty would have. In the United States that is $1.50 a day.

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Remembering Madiba: What Nelson Mandela Taught Me

“What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.” — Nelson Mandela In life, character doesn’t develop in ease and quiet. It is only through the experiences of hard […]

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You Are Not Your Diploma: Why Your Degree May Not Dictate Your Job

For as long as I can remember I have wanted to be a teacher.  My parents love to tell the story about how, when I was small, I would line up my stuffed animals and dolls and “teach” them.  Even before I could speak in complete sentences I was trying to teach my Cheer Bear […]

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Community College Isn’t As Bad As You Think: Learnings from a Current Student

February 10, 2012 was one of the worst days of my life. I found out then that I had been denied admission to my dream school, the University of Florida. I was absolutely heartbroken, but after bawling my eyes out for a couple hours, I realized that I still wanted to be a Gator.

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How to Study: A Guide to Acing Your Exams

Exam season is right around the corner, and if you’re like me, you are definitely not looking forward to cracking open those textbooks and burning the midnight oil. But before you start downing Red Bull and cramming months of material into one night, you might want to consider following some of these tips:

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Benefits of Having a Mentor

“You know, you do need mentors, but in the end, you really just need to believe in yourself”.-Diana Ross When we are children, fairy tales surround us. Bedtime begins with “once upon a time” and the lights go out with each “happily ever after.” Within the pages of these stories are princes and princesses, castles, […]

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Raising Hope: Malala Yousafzai – The World’s Symbol of Promise

From a purely humanistic approach, life is not about how fast you can run or how high you can climb over the obstacles. The value as to the purpose of life may pertain to a higher purpose of confronting ultimate reality; to live one’s dreams, to matter in life, to count and to stand for […]

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