Tag Archive | "Advice"

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Embrace The Suck

Posted on 01 May 2020 by

With a month down of being out of school and classes being moved online, I think we can all agree this is a crazy shift in all of our lives. Something that I have found beneficial is having to embrace this change with a positive attitude.  This whole experience has shown me that I actually […] Continue Reading…

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Organize Online!

Posted on 01 May 2020 by

The transition to online classes has been a difficult one for students across the country, including locally at HCC. Students have been struggling with a variety of issues, ranging from poor internet connections to being unable to remember to attend their “Zoom classes.” The biggest problem plaguing students, however, is forgetfulness. Due to classes being […] Continue Reading…

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Defeating Yourself to Get Your Work Done

Posted on 03 April 2020 by

Each and every one of us has been impacted in some way by COVID-19. However, the way it has impacted each of us is different. Some of us have had to go back home after being on college campus, some can’t see their grandparents or other elderly relatives or friends.  Even accessing a computer has […] Continue Reading…

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Escape The Darkness

Posted on 07 December 2016 by

As humans (most of us at least), we find ourselves getting sucked into negativity from time to time.  Here are some methods to think about to remain exuberant. Everyone has those days where the most minuscule situation can set us off, and it can make us feel like the world is ending. After weeks, months, […] Continue Reading…

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Four Things Nobody Told You About College

Posted on 22 April 2016 by

The transition from high school to college and the real world is a scary time in any person’s life. There are few things that school and other authority figures will teach you about the real world and higher education, but many are left stumbling in the dark. Luckily, for those still fumbling for the light […] Continue Reading…

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Getting Mental Health Help at HCC

Posted on 21 April 2016 by

A 2014 survey by the Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors found that 47.4 percent of college students have some type of anxiety. At Housatonic, many students suffer from stress and anxiety difficulties and do not know how to cope with it. I am one of those students. It took a lot of […] Continue Reading…

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Cleanup Post Winter Wonderland

Posted on 10 February 2016 by

    If Mother Nature is easy on us this year, we can expect only a few mere inches of snow. But many will tell you that inches do matter. So in the event of a good amount of snowfall, remember these cleanup tips: Bundle Up: You can never go wrong with a good knit […] Continue Reading…

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Aaaand…We’re Off!

Posted on 05 February 2016 by

Our presents have been unwrapped, the New Year’s ball has been dropped, the weather is getting warmer and our driveways are (hopefully) clear of that underwhelming snow storm. It’s official: 2016 is here, and the spring semester brings back returning and new students. Though some changes have been made between the fall and spring semesters […] Continue Reading…

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I Bet You Wish You Knew This

Posted on 08 December 2015 by

When I graduated high school I suddenly felt this sense of entitlement. I didn’t feel like more of an adult per-say but I felt like I deserved free time. I wanted time to myself and to find myself! It was as if tossing up that graduation cap somehow waived all future responsibilities. The realization that […] Continue Reading…

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What Kind of Lifestyle Are You Living?

Posted on 24 November 2015 by

With the billions of people living on Earth today, it is inevitable for some to live their lives differently than others. As a resident here, I find it worth the time to find out more about how my neighbors and I are living. Each person has differing priorities. These priorities are driven by a balancing […] Continue Reading…