5 Study Habits for Managing Everyday Life

Aside from all the college apps, the regular commitments that students have at home can begin to take up more of their days as they race through their last year of high school. Even everyday tasks that didn’t seem so difficult at first, like babysitting siblings, might tire students out easily. To build better study habits and time management skills, we recommend these five key tips.

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Managing Your Time During the College App Season

Time management is a life skill, and it takes a long time to build the right habits for working efficiently. During the college app season, time management can feel like a lost cause, but it doesn’t have to be! Consider working on these 7 specific habits throughout the first semester of your senior year to help you manage your time well during the College App season.

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UPchieve Announces Acceptance into Blue Ridge Labs’ 2018 Catalyst Program

UPchieve is thrilled to announce its acceptance into Blue Ridge Labs’ 2018 Catalyst Program! Blue Ridge Labs specializes in creating and supporting early-stage social tech ventures, both for-profit and nonprofit. As part of the Catalyst Program, UPchieve will receive a $50,000 grant, hands-on coaching to help build, test, and launch a scalable tech platform, executive coaching, and office space in a co-working community.

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Aly Murray
Dealing with the Major Decision from High School to College

High school students are formally introduced to the concept of selecting a major during the college application process. Even this small section on the application can rock a student’s world. It can create a frenzy as students try figuring out what they really want to do with their lives, even though they’re often just 17 or 18 and haven’t even experienced a day of college life yet. For those who’ve begun questioning their futures already, it can help to know that this will be a learning experience full of self-reflection.

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The College Living Dilemma

For some college students who live close to their school, living on-campus or off-campus can be equally viable options, but the choice can play a huge role in the student’s quality of life during the academic school year. If you have the option to either live on-campus or commute, consider some of the pros and cons from each perspective and how they may or may not work with your own personal style of living.

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