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Finding the Perfect Study Spot!

Finding the perfect study spot can be daunting. Study spots make the difference between being productive and accomplishing close to nothing, so it is important to choose a spot that fits you! Fortunately, the U has launched an application recently...
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Registering for classes with multiple minors

Choosing classes every semester can be daunting. With possible problems like scheduling conflicts, it is necessary to plan your classes ahead of registration time! Personally, I use ScheduleBuilder to help me determine which classes I should take...
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How I Joined a Research Lab

Joining a research lab is a valuable experience as a student. You get to watch or run lab activities and even work on first-hand lab data! Usually, research labs do not require a lot of experience but some experience working with Microsoft Office...
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5 Tips to Rock Your Next Interview

So, you submitted your resume and cover letter and heard back from the job or internship you applied to. Great! What’s next? Like many people, you start to panic and wonder how to prepare for your interview. I was once in your very position. Even...
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Volunteering

If volunteering is your thing, the U has a center dedicated specifically to doing community work! The Center for Community-Engaged Learning provides a lot of information for potential and current volunteers and lists organizations that partner with...
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Safer Sex Week 2017

From February 6-10 2017, SHADE (Sexual Health Awareness and Disease Education) celebrated its biggest annual event - which is Safer Sex Week! SHADE is a student organization under Boynton Health that spreads accurate sexual health information,...
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How UMN can contribute to your self-care

Our self-care is extremely important and should not be neglected when we begin our studies in college. Unfortunately, this is usually the case as students cannot find enough time to destress with piling exams and assignments. At UMN, we have various...

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