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5 Tips on Post-Spring Break Productivity

Try it out, see if they work for you. Photo credit: Gage Northcutt

Gage Northcutt

March 31, 2019

Spring break for 2019 has come and gone and we are all trying to get back to the old grindstone. Coming back from beaches to books is not easy for anyone, so here are a few tips to use for reestablishing a positive work ethic for the semester:1. Do NOT multi-task.You may want to get everything done a...

College students lack sufficient mental health resources

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Rayanne Painter

August 28, 2018

Everybody deals with their own personal lows during college. Many students may find themselves devastated over failing a difficult exam, or heartbroken over falling out with friends or partners. For anybody who’s experienced these things, they know that it can often make life harder than it needs to...

Parents’ guide to student care packages

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Jake Hutchison

October 7, 2015

Your child is entering the brave new world known as college. This transition is to be one of the proudest, scariest and expensive moments in a parent's life. It's perfectly natural to worry about your first-year student. Are they fully prepared? One of the ways parents can gain some peace of mind is through the various care packages you can send...

Back to school tips for a successful semester

Kim DuFour, director of the Academic Advising Program, shares information on the tools and motivation that students need to succeed at Chico State. Photo credit: Nick Bragg

Nick Bragg

January 23, 2015

It's been a long and relaxing four weeks away from those late-night study sessions, the stresses of homework and caffeine overload. Daydreams of winter break are still lingering, but it's time to get back in the school groove. Knowing the different resources that Chico State offers to aid studen...

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