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How to Bounce Back When You Are Feeling Like a Failure

A lot of college students spend way too much of their energy either struggling with the feeling of failure or the fear of failing. But why do we make it so hard on ourselves? According to the clinical social worker and counselor Kristel Sarmiento, students new to college “tend to ruminate over doubts of being…

Lecturers went on strike over insecure jobs – now we fear...

It’s no secret that around half of university teaching staff are on temporary contracts. While they feel anxious and insecure at the best of times, they are now doubly so due to the threat coronavirus poses to their future careers. This has been compounded by reports about academic job losses in Australia and hiring freezes…

Postgraduate students urge funders to extend grants over coronavirus

PhD and master’s students have signed an open letter asking to be given extensions to their funding by research councils so they can finish work disrupted by the coronavirus. The letter, which has more than 1,000 signatories across UK universities, asks for research councils to urgently publish a plan outlining additional financial support for all…

15 Gifs to Describe the Post-Spring Break Grind

It’s a universal truth among college students that the worst time of the year is the period between spring break and summer. Everything is due in these next few weeks and stress levels are at an all-time high. It’s hard to put the feelings of post-spring break blues into words. Here are some Gifs to…

Do Not Accept Defeat: 10 Ways to Prevent Stopping Working a...

The notification comes in with the final grade. With sweaty hands, you fumble your way to the grade book. Please be an A, please be an A. Eyes wide you scroll to the bottom of the page and…F. Your heart sinks and panic sets in. If you can’t pass one exam, then passing the class…

Cambridge trainees prompt university to let them retake the last year

Cambridge University is facing calls to allow students due to graduate this summer to restart their final year in September due to the disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic. More than 1,000 students have signed a letter to Graham Virgo, the pro-vice chancellor for education, calling on the university to overhaul its summer exams amid…

Universities traumatise trainee trainee sexual misbehavior survivors by mishandling cases|Anna Bull...

Sexual harassment complaints processes in universities are a feminist issue. Our research has shown that these processes systematically place (mainly female) survivors of sexual misconduct at a disadvantage compared to those (mainly men) accused of sexual misconduct. Why? Because in staff-student sexual misconduct complaints, students are silenced. They have no right to see evidence submitted…

Purchase Yourself Even When It Feels Incorrect

I was in 4th grade when my writing was first published. This is no “I was a gifted kid!” flex, as I later realized the anthology in question was primarily the work of rich kids whose parents had paid for their darling little Sally’s masterpiece about dogs playing in the park put into print. My…

21 Finest Research Study Apps to Warranty a 4.0 GPA in...

We all struggle with figuring out how and when to study, especially with the busy schedules and excessive notes that come with life as a college student. Use study apps on your smartphone or tablet to your advantage to study more effectively. From apps that help you organize your schedule, access thousands of notes and…

15 Self-Help Books for College Children Aiming to be College Grownups

Between classes, work, social life and other “adulting” things, life as a college student often feels overwhelming. “It feels like I’m drowning” is a phrase that commonly slips out of students’ mouths. But while there’s no class for “adulting” in college, there are plenty of books designed to help college kids balance the everchanging world…

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