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Pricey Prescriptions

Pricey Prescriptions

October 20, 2017 at 12:48 pm 0 comments

I take a few different types of medication regularly. It doesn’t usually affect my life here at school, but it’s sparked some interesting conversations with my roommate. She’s very into natural health and supplements, to the point where she can actually be kind of suspicious of traditional medication. I’m not going to stop taking my meds anytime soon (I need them!), but I do enjoy debating her about health sometimes. When we were talking recently, she brought up the cost of my medications compared to her supplements. I have to admit, my meds aren’t cheap. Why are prescription medications so expensive? Is it because of the companies that make them, or the government, or what?

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Makeup Madness

Makeup Madness

October 18, 2017 at 8:00 am 0 comments

I’ll admit it: I wear a lot of make-up. I like the way it looks, and I have fun putting it on. But here at school, a lot of my friends don’t like make-up. They don’t wear much themselves, and they think I wear too much. It’s not that my friends are judging my style, though – they’re very focused on natural health and things like that, and they say that my makeup is actually bad for my skin and could even be dangerous. I’ve heard the skin thing before, but can beauty regimens really be dangerous? Some of my friends even say things about my face masks and creams!

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Student Slumber

Student Slumber

October 16, 2017 at 8:00 am 0 comments

I’ve had a lot of trouble sleeping lately. I know, I know, I’m in college – we’re all staying up too late studying and partying and getting up too early for classes. But I really do feel like my sleep schedule is a problem, and I know that several of my friends feel the same way. Do you have any tips on getting good sleep as a college student?

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Coding Conundrum

Coding Conundrum

October 14, 2017 at 7:07 pm 0 comments

I want to get a job with an online company after graduation. Do I have to major in computers?

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Talent Agent

Talent Agent

October 4, 2017 at 10:56 am 0 comments

I was assigned to my company’s team that recruits grads. Now that I am on the other side of an interview, what should I look for in new hires?

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Managing Your Boss

Managing Your Boss

September 25, 2017 at 11:10 am 0 comments

Here at college, my profs grade my papers and exams. When I go into the workplace, what makes a good employee?

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