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Study Tips and How College is Different from High School 11-03-2016

NSHSS Student Council Member Jordan Green gives insight on how college is different from high school, and offers five tips for success.

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Managing Your Own Career and Professional Development 10-04-2016

Learning how to manage your career in an environment where job security is no longer guaranteed is incredibly important. NSHSS Fellows Executive Board President Morgan Vazquez offers advice to help you take charge of your professional development. It’s never too early to start thinking about your career!

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Moving and Living Out-of-State 09-07-2016

Here it is the fall, your first time away at college. At the beginning of summer, it looked so far away – you thought it would never get here, but now it’s almost arrived. And in a matter of days, you’re going to be packed up and heading hundreds or thousands of miles to your new home away from home for the next several months, because that college you settled on, the one with the killer campus or the top-ranked team or the world-class botany program, the one that clicked just right, is out-of-state. It can be easy to get nervous when staring down the prospect of moving much further than the average student for this step in your academic career, but never fear. From an Ohioan studying in southern Arizona, here are some tips for moving and living out-of-state:

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Fresh Tips for College Freshmen 08-01-2016

NSHSS Fellow Daisy Le, a graduate of Houston Community College, shares her advice for incoming college freshmen.

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Tips for a New Life that Begins . . . NOW! 07-11-2016

Student Council Member Guila Iacovelli shares tips for College-Bound students.

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A Congratulatory Note for the Class of 2016 06-06-2016

Shambrekia Wise, VP of Community Development & Outreach of the NSHSS Fellows Executive Board, shares a few words of encouragement for the NSHSS Graduating Class of 2016.

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Tips to Ease the Transition from High School to College 05-02-2016

Student Council member Wesley Smith, a student at The Ohio State University, shares his experience of how transitioning from high school to college is easier said than done.

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Five Tips for Becoming a Positive Leader 04-08-2016

NSHSS VP of Alumni Relations Elizabeth Blanchette offers her tips for becoming a positive leader. Whether your goal being a better team member, moving up the corporate ladder, gaining entrance to the graduate program of your choice, or simply bettering yourself - developing your leadership skills will open the doors of opportunity.

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Premature Balding From Stress? Read this article. 03-14-2016

NSHSS Fellows Board Vice President of Finance Anh Tran shares four tips for reducing stress.

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NSHSS Member Lea Park-Kim Explains Why Your Vote Matters 03-01-2016

I have heard people say to me every single election cycle (Brace yourself – you will, too) that their vote doesn’t matter. Yes, sometimes what you vote for does not win, but that doesn’t mean your voice is not valuable or should be neglected. I vote because I don’t want to inherit the country decided by people before me. I want to create the country that I want to live in, don’t you?

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Year One. What not to do: a guide from someone who’s been there, done that. 02-02-2016

The transition from high school to college can be tough, even for the best students. Kolby Keo, NSHSS Fellows Program Vice President of Special Events, learned first-hand how challenging it can be, and offers helpful advice to help make the transition easier.

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Tips to Ease the Stress of Waiting for College Admissions Decisions 01-13-2016

Harvard freshman Noah Fanous shares tips for surviving the wait for your college acceptance letters.

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Scholar's Insight: My Cultural Shock after Moving to the United States 12-07-2015

NSHSS Student Council Member Igor Tomeski, originally from Tetovo, Macedonia, explains how he has learned to adapt to a new culture.

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Five Tips for Effective Networking 11-03-2015

Morgan Vazquez, NSHSS Fellows Program President and Vice President of Campus Strategy & Pipeline Development at BNY Mellon, shares some essential networking tips.

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Tips for Making the Most out of your College Applications 10-07-2015

Student Council member Mica Almira shares some words of “been there, done that” wisdom for seniors and early-bird juniors who are looking into colleges.

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Perfecting Your Job Search 06-01-2015

Learn the tips to make your resume shine and perfect your job search from NSHSS Fellows Council Member, Morgan Vazquez at JP Morgan Chase...

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Treasuring New Experiences in College 05-04-2015

NSHSS Student Council member Lamontreal Giles Jr. encourages students to treasure the new experiences they will have in college...

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Tips for Surviving Your Freshman Year 04-06-2015

Seton Hall Student Council Member Kylie Lan Tumiatti shares some tips for surviving your freshman year away from home and her experience finding the perfect campus part-time job.

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Make the most of your freshman semester 03-02-2015

Student Council member and freshman at North Carolina State University, Shazeeda Mohamed shares her input on how to gain the most of your freshman year...

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How to Survive Your First Semester at College 02-02-2015

Amber Liggett recently completed her first semester of college, which resulted in some lessons learned and tips to share...

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