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People grow in all sorts of different ways every day, but we try to cover some of the main ones: growth through travel and study abroad, growth through participating in extracurricular activities on and off campus, growth through academics, and growth through work. Advice in this section is for anyone who wants it, parents included. Here, you will learn how to bolster your résumé, cite your sources, increase your focus, and so much more.


How to Be a Better Listener
De Repente / Shutterstock.com The experience is probably depressingly common: You’re scrolling through Instagram or watching a show on Netflix when your roommate asks you a question. If you’re considerate, you’ll look up from your phone or pause your show before answering. Many people, though, keep scrolling or watching and […]

How to Be a Better Listener






My Classroom Story: Lillian Miller
ProStockStudio / Shutterstock.com Q. What grade and subjects do you teach? I teach third grade in Charleston, South Carolina. On paper I only teach social studies, science, English/language arts and math. In reality, I am also a second mom, nurse, guidance counselor, disciplinarian, and on some days, the person my […]

My Classroom Story: Lillian Miller


Seven Electives Everyone Should Take in College
iravgustin / Shutterstock.com Colleges have different policies for when students are allowed to declare their majors, but often it’s not until sophomore year. This gives you plenty of time to take electives, get prerequisite classes out of the way, and explore topics you wouldn’t otherwise consider before you get bogged […]

Seven Electives Everyone Should Take in College



What should not go on a resume?
DRogatnev / Shutterstock.com Note: This post was submitted to Student Caffé by Mary Whitman. Mary Whitman, who has a master of arts degree, is a freelance writer and blogger based in Adelaide, South Australia. In her spare time, she enjoys talking about sustainable development and writing essays. We would like […]

12 Things You Should Not Put on Your Résumé


How to Maximize Your European Vacation
leoks / Shutterstock.com When you can afford to do so, traveling to a foreign country is an amazing and rewarding experience. I’ve had the travel itch for as long as I can remember and every year, I act on it. From Australia to Estonia to Sweden to New Zealand, I’ve […]

How to Maximize Your European Vacation








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