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A graphic of a balance beam to represent balancing school and a personal life. GRAPHIC BY KAT PROCACCI

To incoming freshmen: Practice gratitude and balance in college

Sasha Kagan May 8, 2022
#OPINION: The best part of my first year in college was not the nightlife or the ideal relationships, but the acceptance of balance in my life. It was just as much coming to terms with my own individuality as it was meeting others.
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Some college students find balancing studying and socializing difficult. WOHANI/FLICKR CC BY 2.0

Balancing college with the 4:3 ratio

Amanda Niemann April 15, 2018
The 4:3 ratio says that the best way to do well in college and have fun at the same time is to devote four days a week to studying and homework, and the other three to socializing and going out with friends.
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Stay true to yourself through college

Stay true to yourself through college

Andrew Goldstein August 25, 2016
Don’t let college stop you or change you from being who you are. Use college to help make you into the person you want to be.
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