Thanksgiving Activities, Part 1: Home Edition

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Hello, all! Maya here. Em and I thought we’d share some of our favorite Thanksgiving activities with you all!

Returning home after college is always an interesting experience. In this post, which marks part one of our 2017 Thanksgiving series, I’ll be sharing some things to do while home to recuperate and get ready for upcoming finals.

Staying on campus has its own host of challenges. Look for part two in our Thanksgiving series to see some ideas to keep you entertained while on campus!

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How to Rebound from Bad Grades

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Hi, all. Today, we’ll be discussing the dreaded bad grades and, more importantly, strategies for moving on.

So, you either have or have not put in the hours of studying, taken the test, and…you’ve gotten a “bad grade.” Your definition of a bad grade might not match someone else’s definition of poor performance, but, at the moment, that doesn’t matter. You have the grade now, and you’re dissatisfied —  maybe even disheartened.

Maybe you put in hours of studying or chose to stay in the library rather than go to that fun event last weekend. Maybe you pulled a frantic all nighter the day before the exam. Either way, the reality is: you have this less-than-satisfactory grade, and what matters is what you do next.

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Easy One Bowl Banana Bread

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Banana bread is one of my favorite comfort foods. Yes, it’s delicious — there’s nothing quite like biting into a warm, dense slice of freshly baked banana bread. If I’m feeling particularly decadent, I like to toast it until the outside is curling with heat. Then, I swirl a ribbon of honey across the top.

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5 Tips for Choosing a College Major

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Choosing a college major can be a stressful process. Here on our campus, students are getting ready to finalize their major decisions, and there is definitely a general air of concern surrounding the process. While many colleges and universities require different declaration timelines — some strongly recommend declaring before entering while others like University of California Santa Cruz allow you to wait until your third year before formally declaring — the process can be stressful regardless of timing.

Whether you are still in high school or currently in college, I hope the following tips help you!

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