Tips for Students: Plan for the Present

Leaving a Legacy? Along with nerves and luggage, most students enter college, brain-storming ways to ensure that they leave a legacy on campus. Maybe you haven’t worded your college goal as “leaving a legacy,” but amongst many other things, you would like to reminisce the happenings from this time period once you have transitioned from...
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Let’s Re-think the Ring by Spring Thing

Why does “ring by spring” pressure exist on a Christian college campus? From UMHB to Notre Dame,  Biola to Baylor,  Wheaton to Ouachita  this mindset persists. The jokes are rampant. The pressure causes misperception. What is crazy…  The average age to marry in America is 28 for men and 26.5 for women. Studies have proven...
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Top Questions about the FAFSA

What should I (the student) do if my family has unusual circumstances that aren’t mentioned in the application? If you or your family has unusual circumstances (such as loss of employment, loss of benefits, death, or divorce), complete the FAFSA to the extent that you can and submit it as instructed. Then talk to the...
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Common Counseling Myths

Although perceptions are changing, many people still consider counseling to be the last resort for mentally weak or dysfunctional people. They believe that we should be able to manage our personal and relational problems without involving some stranger who does not even know them. That is a common myth about counseling, and nothing could be...
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Making Decisions vs. Forming Habits

As my friend was starting a new chapter in life, she declared she would go ahead and live the type of life that would cause her to become the type of person she wanted to be.  No more intentions without actions. She thought about habits she wanted to form, and asked what practices she needed...
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