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It’s Time for a Study Break! Six Ways For Your Student to Unwind this Finals Season

With finals approaching, it can be hard for students to avoid tunnel-vision and the looming anxieties about exams and culminating projects. A psychology study at the University of Illinois, however, showed that participants who took occasional breaks from their task had an improved sense of focus and memory-retention, versus those who took no breaks. Giving … Continue reading It’s Time for a Study Break! Six Ways For Your Student to Unwind this Finals Season

Being a Community Advisor: A Major Leadership Opportunity

Is your student a natural leader? Do they enjoy socializing with others, being part of a team and helping out? Working for the Residential Education department is an amazing opportunity for your student to grow as an individual while engaging with their community. The House Model at Carnegie Mellon University is built around close-knit communities, … Continue reading Being a Community Advisor: A Major Leadership Opportunity