3 Tips for Using PowerPoint

Some people seem to think that “more is better” when it comes to PowerPoint, but actually a minimalist approach will serve you and your audience better. To that end, here are three tips to help you use PowerPoint more effectively. 1. Don’t put too much information on each slide. PowerPoint presentations should enhance what you...
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Exciting New Beginnings

September is always an exciting time to be at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. By this point all the boxes are unpacked, the syllabi have been handed out and the routine of a new day-to-day life is starting to kick in. Everything is still new, and the hope of the semester to come still sits...
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Healthy College Living

Why should I get vaccinated as an adult? College is full of new opportunities and risks. Living in close quarters to others in a dorm, irregular sleeping habits, and changes in your diet can leave you vulnerable to diseases. You should be vaccinated against meningitis before arriving to campus (this is required by law in...
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Overcoming Your Fear of Praying in Public

I’ve always gone to church. At age 11, my heart was captured and thus I began my Christian transformation by walking down the aisle during the very traditional invitational song, Just As I Am. So growing up in a large Baptist church, being involved in everything from vacation bible school, youth group, mission trips and...
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Mindfulness in a Mind Full Society

Mindfulness is the chosen capacity to be fully present in the moment in which you are living. All too often we spend our waking thought life engaged in thinking about the past or the future. Very rarely are we 100 percent present with ourselves and our surroundings in any given moment. When you’re mindful, you...
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Textbooks – Get More for Your Investment

Students can increase the value of their textbook investment. Information in the body of books is the primary content area but taking a few minutes to review both the front pages and end pages of books can dramatically increase their efficiency as tools in helping students attain success in their related courses. One of the...
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4 Vital Tips for Transfer Students

Well you did it… you made the decision to transfer schools and are set to start at your new college or university. There are hundreds of reasons to change schools, but no matter the reason, you are the “new kid” all over again, and it can be very easy to feel overwhelmed in the process...
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