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Learning To Restrict Calories Isn't College Wellness — It's Dangerously Unhealthy

Having been forced to disclose her eating disorder status to four people, Morgan was now at their mercy in order to graduate while maintaining her physical and mental health.

Having been forced to disclose her eating disorder status, Morgan was now at their mercy in order to graduate from Vanguard University.

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I Was The Roommate From Hell

I deserved Peggy’s silence. I was a bad roommate.

It’s hard to admit when you’re the bad guy. I was the roommate from hell.

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Real Teacher, Fake Dinosaur Quarry 

At first, every time the quarry had a group scheduled, the same level of panic would hit all over again.

I walk out onto our fake dinosaur quarry, and watch in fear as a line of second graders get ready to witness my first time delivering the lesson.

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Having The Abortion Pill On College Campuses Isn't Just Necessary — It's A Total Game Changer

For many, access to abortion is what makes higher education possible.

The abortion pill — a combination of dosages of misoprostol and mifepristone, which inhibit the hormones necessary for pregnancy — was approved by the Food and Drug Administration 16 years ago, but requirements to access the pill vary widely across states.

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How Do You Prevent Pregnancy? Arkansas Wants To Know.

Students at Arkansas colleges and universities are finding some new information added to orientation materials:

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4 Tips For Your Job Search, From A Millennial To Millennials (And Everyone Else, Too!)

Interviewing for jobs is a two-way street. Image: Thinkstock.

I could link to several sites that list countless questions you should ask in a job interview, but I fear that would be a waste of your time, and condescending to your Google search talents. Instead, I’ll offer this: Make sure you have two or three quality questions prepped to ask at your job interview.

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President Obama Is Literally Not Here For Campus Sexual Assault

"Ending campus sexual assault: that would be a legacy to be proud of, indeed."

President Obama is not here for campus sexual assault. Literally.

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Tough Love: Not Always A Great Way To Help People Succeed

It can be hard to understand how to support people in general, let alone those who seem to be struggling. Image: Thinkstock.

Some people will need more scaffolding to tackle their problems. Others, like some plants, are best left mostly alone and will eventually flourish on their own. You have to gauge a person’s needs and meet them where they are.

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21 Things My Adult Self Wishes My College Self Knew

You don't have to be anything just because you were in the past.

At age 25, I'm hardly an adult. But boy am I grown up compared to who I was in college. If I could go back in time, I'd have quite a few things to tell my former self, and save a lot of stress, time, and energy.

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8 Tips From A Bad Student Who Became A Better Teacher

Some stuff isn't taught.

As a professor, every September I preach the importance of showing up and focusing to my students while hiding a secret: I was a lousy student. Luckily, my youthful dissatisfaction with higher education led me to become the professor I wished I had.

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