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Author: Nicolaus Jannasch

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Posted Oct. 14, 2014, 10 a.m. by Nicolaus Jannasch | View Comments
should you consider greek life?

As you settle in to your college dorm, the thought of joining a fraternity or sorority may cross your mind. Joining one of these groups could be a great way to meet new people, but is it as good as it seems? How much effort is involved in remaining active in Greek life, and can you balance this effort with my classes? Joining a fraternity or sorority has both benefits and drawbacks. Here are some things you will want to think about before signing up with your local campus chapter. Should You Join Greek Life? 1. Consider Dues Depending on ...

Posted Oct. 11, 2014, 10 a.m. by Nicolaus Jannasch | View Comments
how to balance social life and schoolwork

College isn’t all about the classes. A college campus is the best place for young adults to meet, and similarly minded individuals can quickly become lifelong friends. Spending all day studying with the door closed is a great way to miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Classes are, however, very important. Doing poorly will hurt your GPA and your chances of getting a competitive job once you graduate. The balance between social life and studying can be tough to get right. To help you, here are three things to consider before locking yourself in for the night. 3 Tips on Managing Your ...

Posted Oct. 9, 2014, 10 a.m. by Nicolaus Jannasch | View Comments
how to stay healthy in college

Once high school ends and college begins, remaining fit and staying healthy poses a large challenge for many new freshmen. Unlike most high schools, there is no required sports participation and family isn’t there to prepare you healthy, home cooked meals. Its no wonder the freshman fifteen has become a reality for many first year college students. Staying healthy in college is important for enjoyment of life as well as your ability to focus in the classroom. Here are three tips to help you get the most out of your college experience and stay healthy before graduation! How to Stay ...

Posted Oct. 3, 2014, 11 a.m. by Nicolaus Jannasch | View Comments
business degree or biology degree

Teens entering college have lots of questions. One of the largest is the question of which major they should pursue. Is a technical degree based in physics, biology, or math a promising way to differentiate yourself? Would a business degree leave you with more valuable connections once you are out in the real world? Below some pros and cons that can help you with making the decision: Technical or non-technical? A science degree teaches you about work ethic. Especially in the early years of college, science classes are simply more challenging than business classes. You will need more advanced math ...

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