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What to discuss with health care providers

Sometimes people feel awkward asking questions or explaining how they’re feeling to health care providers. But offering information will help them help you. Here are some tips: Explain any symptoms in detail. Make a list of...
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Creativity: Can you lose yourself to find yourself?

Rate this article and enter to winDo you see yourself as creative? Maybe you don’t play a musical instrument and didn’t wow in grade school art class. Perhaps you see your creativity in your...
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Building blocks for budget-friendly meals

Rate this article and enter to winAre you so busy that it feels like there’s barely time for eating, nevermind planning meals and cooking? Katelyn J., a junior at the University of Nebraska in...
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The 10-dollar challenge: How to eat healthfully on a budget

Rate this article and enter to winIf you’re like many students, you need to stretch your dollars when it comes to food. Here’s a challenge: Make 10 dollars worth of groceries into enough meals...
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Crack the job listing code

Rate this article and enter to winLots of students focus on perfecting a cover letter and résumé, and acing an interview. But did you know there’s an art to the job search itself? There...
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Breaking budget?: 6 steps to smart spending

Rate this article and enter to winWhere the money goes is a brutal mystery—unless we plan and track our spending. In a recent Student Health 101 survey, 91 percent of students thought keeping a budget would...
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Your two cents: Track, spend, and save

Rate this article and enter to winNow a fourth-year at Ashford University, Teresa R. grew up the middle child of five. “Our family never had a lot of money, and with five children, there...
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Making the most of your career center

Rate this article and enter to winOne of the most important reasons Ashford students decide to further their education is to pursue an exciting career. Career Services at Ashford University can help you reach...
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The job prob: How career services can help right now

Rate this article and enter to winYou understand the importance of interacting with your instructors and finding your favorite study space—but what about using Ashford’s career services? If you’re still in the dark about...
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Selecting your spokesperson: Securing strong recommendations

Rate this article and enter to winIf you’re looking for a job or internship, or are applying for further education, you will need to put together a portfolio of recommendation letters and have people...