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Jasmine's Take: 10 Gifts Every College Student Wants

As the holiday season approaches and many students start to return home for an extended break, parents might be wondering what on Earth to get their students for the holidays. Here are ten items that nearly any college student will love, from practical to sentimental to fun!
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Jasmine's Take: A Look at College During COVID-19

This year, new college students face a daunting challenge: starting a new chapter of their lives during an ongoing pandemic and their college plans very different than they'd envisioned. While some colleges are holding entirely in-person classes, others have opted for a fully-remote or hybrid model in the interest of limiting exposure to COVID-19. Interested to hear what current college students ...
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Jasmine's Take: Get Your Vote On! How and Why Young Adults Should Vote

Jasmine Wheeler September 02, 2020 voting, election
  If you’re turning 18 before November 3rd, 2020, this will be the first time that you’re eligible to vote in a presidential election! While voting is an awesome way to make your voice heard, it can be a challenging process, especially during a pandemic. It might seem confusing or difficult to register to vote, to know how to approach voting if you attend school in a different state than you live ...
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Jasmine's Take: 5 Tips to Get Started on Your Common App Essay

College application season has almost started, and for many rising seniors this means that it’s about time to start on the Common Application...which includes the dreaded essay. If you’re like me, then you may have found the idea of writing a personal essay to encapsulate yourself for colleges a little stressful, to say the least. Having survived the process with minimal pain, I can safely say ...
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Jasmine's Take: Gapping During a Global Pandemic

Most college-bound students expect to attend college directly after high school and are excited to do so, looking forward to freshman year traditions and exploring independent life in a new environment. While there are some students who defer their enrollment, the overwhelming majority choose not to during “typical” circumstances. During a typical year, only about 2% of college-bound students ...
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