Relationship Circles

By: Carrie Garcia Sometimes college can be a scary transition in your life, especially if you go away to school. It may be the first time you are on your own, the first time away from home, and maybe even the first time out of your city! It can be a lot of change at …

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Celebrating Accomplishments

Whether this is your first year in school or your last, I think we can all agree this semester was unusual. It’s not every day that your campus shuts down, your dorm closes, and all your classes are suddenly online. Couple that with the uncertainty of a global pandemic, sheltering at home, and an economic …

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Take Control of Your Schedule With These Time Management Tips!

While Time Management is an essential skill for adult life, you may be finding yourself more pressed to develop these skills during the COVID-19 closures. Keeping up with your online classes, trying to complete assignments on time, and managing family responsibilities is a lot to juggle! It is understandable to feel overwhelmed or stressed. Time …

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Self Advocacy: Championing yourself for today and tomorrow

One of the most vital skills you can learn to achieve success as a student, a job applicant, an employee, and as a person is how to self-advocate. What is self-advocacy? To self-advocate is to champion yourself by: -Speaking up about problems you are having-Garnering the recognition you deserve-Voicing your concerns-Openly addressing inequalities you are experiencing …

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5 key takeaways for students from our Financial Aid “Ask Me Anything”

Yesterday afternoon, Take Stock in College had the great pleasure of hosting Dan Barkowitz, financial aid expert and author of the Money Man Blog, on Take Stock Connect for an “Ask Me Anything” or AMA event. We learned quite a bit about budgeting, scholarship management, and what the CARES Act has in store for our …

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