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4 Ways to Rock Productivity this Semester

Posted by Sydney on Aug 23, 2019 2:00:00 PM

It’s back to classes, Trojans, and we’re all still wishing it was summer. But chances are, you’re getting ready to start the first day of class and making grand plans to make this semester a winner: taking good notes, studying before the morning of your test, and actually making it to that 8AM class regularly. But despite our best efforts, it can be hard to stick to these plans, no matter how great they look on paper. Here are 5 ways to crush this semester (that will actually stick!)

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Smarter Banking, Smarter Life; 3 Reasons Why You Should Open a Checking Account as a Young Adult

Posted by Sydney on Jun 6, 2019 2:03:00 PM
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New Year, More Money! 10 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Finances

Posted by Sydney on Dec 27, 2018 2:00:00 PM

Every year, we make tons of resolutions. We sign up for a gym membership and vow to get healthy, we swear to ourselves we’ll start going to bed on time, and we make promises to become healthier, happier people.  But this year, the best resolutions you can make are the ones that affect your finances. Help nurse your credit score back to health, make your checking account happier, or invest in your future and start down the path of a healthier, happy financial year.

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The Ultimate Finals Survival Guide

Posted by Sydney on Nov 29, 2018 2:03:00 PM

 

Finals Week is quickly approaching Trojans, but no need to despair! This means the semester is almost over and then it’s time to relax. Whether this is your first finals season or your last, use these helpful tips to Fight On through finals towards that long awaited vacation!  

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5 Easy Ways to Save Money

Posted by Sydney on Sep 6, 2018 2:06:00 PM

As summer comes to a close, and fall is upon us, most of us are probably realizing the same thing; we spent way too much money this summer. From vacations, to home improvement, to the perfect beach bag, summer spending can get to even the best of us. But not to worry! As fall rolls around, here are some certified tips to get back on track with your savings account just in time for the holidays!

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6 Tips for Move-In Day

Posted by Sydney on Aug 9, 2018 2:00:00 PM

Whether you’ve done it for the past four years, or its your very first time, college move-in can be a pain. From the balance of too much not stuff and not enough stuff, to making sure you remember everything you need, it can be hard to master the art of the move. We went ahead and assembled 6 tips for you to make sure you’re a move-in pro!

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5 Last Minute Summer Activities

Posted by Sydney on Aug 2, 2018 2:03:00 PM

It’s August and you know what that means Trojans; the fall semester is almost upon us. In a few weeks you’ll be back in your dorms hitting the books, but don’t worry! There’s still plenty of time to make this summer the best one yet. Here are some last-minute summer activities that’ll be sure to satisfy your need for summer fun before school starts. 

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22 Things to Add to Your Summer Bucket List

Posted by Anora on Jun 21, 2018 2:04:00 PM

It's June 21st, which means Summer 2018 is officially here! The first day of summer ignites universal joy and relief--even if you've grown out of summer vacation and don't get that coveted break anymore. Here in LA, summer means sun. Summer means fun. And summer means doing activities that you've never done. There's so much opportunity to grow, change, and explore. Sometimes the potential can be daunting. To help, we've put together a summer 2018 bucket list, full of ideas for adventure, bonding, and fun.

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7 Things to do in Los Angeles this Summer (Without Breaking the Bank)

Posted by Sydney on May 31, 2018 2:00:00 PM
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4 Tips to Positively Ace the Semester

Posted by Katherine on Feb 8, 2018 3:00:00 PM


Last time, we talked about ways to beat procrastination. With that skill now mastered, you may begin to wonder how to keep your morale high while working.

1. Stay Positive


The best motivational tactic is to maintain a positive attitude! If you think something is going to suck then you will almost definitely be miserable because you entered the situation with a defeated mindset. If you come in thinking positively, you will most likely have a more enjoyable experience. At least try to fake it until you make it. I mean it takes more muscles to frown than smile, right?

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