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6 Tips to Make Move-in Day Easier

Summer is winding down and the school year is nearly upon us, and so is move-in day. To make your transition into your new place a bit easier, we have compiled a list of tips and tricks just for you.

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Learn to Budget Like a Boss - Create Your First Budget in 4 Easy Steps

Have you sat down since school started and figured out how much money you will need to get through until the end of the semester? By now, you probably know how you are going to pay your tuition/fees, books, and room/board (if on campus). But, what about everything else?

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#SmellySocks Guide to Laundry Care Symbols

Have you ever opened the dryer to find your favorite shirt was five sizes smaller than when it went in? It happens to the best of us. Following those emoji-like symbols on your shirt’s care tag could have saved you the mourning, and not too mention, the money to replace your shirt.

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3 Ways to Cut the Calories in Your Coffee

Coffee for many adults is a necessity. It provides us with the ability to power through the morning or to give us that extra pep for a long study session. Coffee and espresso, which are both made from coffee beans, have several perks besides the lovely caffeine. In fact, coffee and espresso are loaded with antioxidants, yet surprisingly low in calories….

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Using Envelopes to Track Expenses

Using an envelope system to track your spending can help you keep your finances organized.

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The Ultimate Household Stain Removal Guide

Laundry stains are an inevitable part of life because let’s face it…..life is messy!

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Simple Tricks to Avoid the Halloween Candy Binge

Halloween is right around the corner and undoubtably you've seen all the candy everywhere.

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5 Things to Look for When Choosing a Credit Card

Credit cards can be a useful tool in life. There are many options available from a variety of financial institution. Don’t just pick the first card you are offered. Do your homework.

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3 Winter Travel Tips

Tis' the season of falling snow, frigid temperatures, and road conditions that can change in the blink of an eye. To keep you safe this travel season, #AdultingNDSU has come up with three tips to guide you on your merry way.

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6 Tips to Avoid the Holiday Shopping Hangover

The gift-giving season is upon us. Whether it's gifts for friends and family or something for yourself, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday all provide an opportunity to snag some great deals.

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Simple Tips to Conquer Finals Week

Finals week is right around the corner. Are you prepared? Do you feel like you are knee-deep in projects, presentations and studying? It’s not too late to make a plan and rock the last week of the semester.

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Staying Active During the Holidays

Despite the hustle and bustle of the holidays, it is important to remain active.

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When Should You Ditch Your Diet?

From detoxes to fasting to diets that eliminate "bad" foods, FAD diets come and go. So how do you know if you should ditch your diet?

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Fitting Exercise into Any Schedule

Finding time to exercise can be hard for some of us. Especially when you have a million other things to do or just simply aren’t motivated. Is there a way you can balance work, school, exercise and still have a personal life?

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5 Tipes for a Healthy Relationship with Your Money

Here are some ways to start building a positive relationship with your money.

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#LoveYourself - Tips for Building a Positive Body Image

Do you look in the mirror or catch your own reflection in a store window and criticize your looks?

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7 Sun Safety Tips for Spring Break

Whether you are headed to the beach or hitting the slopes, here are some important sun safety tips to follow:

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Smart Shopping at the Grocery Store

A part of being a #HealthyYou is choosing the right foods to fuel your body. Unfortunately, choosing healthy options at the grocery store can be a challenge with all of the temptations displayed throughout the store.

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#SmellySocks DIY Mini Laundry Guide

Make your own mini laundry guide for those times when your mom isn’t available…..

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5 Ways to Eat Better When You are Out-and-About

Constantly on the run? Tired of finding yourself combing through gas station aisles and not knowing which choice is the better choice?

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Send It Professionally: Tips for Writing a Professional Email

Unsure how to ask your professor for clarification on an assignment? Need to email your boss for time-off? Sending a professional email can be challenging.

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12 Tips for Writing a Resume

Applying for any job can be overwhelming, and writing a resume for the first time can sound like a chore. But, with a little practice and some tips on what to avoid, your can stand out from the rest of the applicants. Nancy Kaler, Senior Lecturer at NDSU, provides the following tips for first time resume writers.

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Budgets for Beginners: Getting Started

There is one simple rule that often comes up when it comes to being smart with your finances and that’s budgeting. Making a budget will help you keep track where your money goes (including savings).

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