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Ingredients to help students start the day right

Julio Flores & Diana Whelan It’s a cliché, but it’s true: Breakfast is a vital part of the day—especially for students who need energy for those extra-long days on campus. “Breakfast kick-starts your energy for the day. It’s fuel, both for [your] brain and body,” says...

How to support students who have experienced sexual assault

Chamonix Adams Porter Research has shown that student communities include many survivors of sexual abuse and assault. When survivors receive positive social support, they’re less likely to develop post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, or substance abuse issues,...

How to help students prepare for and ace their interviews

Jeff Onore & Macaela Mackenzie Interviewing for a job or internship doesn’t have to be intimidating for students, whether they’re applying for an internship, volunteer position, or post-grad dream job. And yet it is. But acing an interview is often a case of practice...

How to set campus food environments up for student success

Macaela Mackenzie When it comes to helping students develop healthier food habits, science says being mindful of external food cues—not dieting—is key. In fact, research shows eating environments play a major role in the food choices we make—for better and for worse....

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