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How to identify burnout and what to do about it

Nov. 18, 2019

Feeling stressed is common and normal for graduate students, but too much can be unhealthy. Here are some tips for identifying and dealing with burnout.

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What to do when you disagree with a professor

Nov. 8, 2019

Whether it’s a grade on an assignment or a point made in a class discussion, conflict between students and faculty can happen. Here are three tips for handling disagreements.

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5 ways to make it through November

Nov. 6, 2019

Fall break is just around the corner, but it may feel far away. Here are some things to help you make it through the final stretch before you take off school for break.

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Maintaining balance in graduate school: Coping strategies for academic life

Oct. 16, 2019

Think you don’t need consistent mental health care and emotional support while you’re in graduate school? We all need some kind of external support network, and that looks different for everyone. Get tips.

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Progress not perfection: 3 tips to deal with failure

Oct. 15, 2019

It can be easy to forget how normal failure is, especially when we’re scrolling through friends’ highlight reels on social media. Get tips for dealing with setbacks and ways to come out better on the other side.

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Know before you go: Tips from a CU Ski Team member

Oct. 9, 2019

With ski and snowboard season fast approaching, senior CU Ski Team member Darby Hartman offers a few tips for veteran and novice riders.

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Tips from a junior: Dealing with failure

Oct. 2, 2019

Failure. Just the sight and sound of this one, single word makes many of us flinch and run in the other direction. But we shouldn’t be scared of failure; we should embrace it. Get tips on how to cope.

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3 healthy relationship hacks

Oct. 2, 2019

Our lives are built around relationships—significant others, roommates, family, friends—making an effort can go a long way. Consider these tips for building better relationships.

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Sharing your CU experience with your family

Sept. 24, 2019

Family Weekend is quickly approaching! If you have friends or family coming to visit your new home at CU, here are some tips and ideas for things to do and talk about.

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Vaping: 5 things to consider

Sept. 24, 2019

There is currently an outbreak of lung disease in the U.S. associated with vaping nicotine and THC. While vaping can serve as an alternative to cigarette smoking, it still poses inherent risks, especially for young adults. Here are some things to consider.