Tag: mental illness

The Best Opportunities for Students to Volunteer in October

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Assistant Editor, Carnegie Dartlet

Everyone loves seeing what national month it is, and October brings awareness to a lot of important things, from bullying prevention to breast cancer. Here are some ways to connect with those causes at your school. read more

How to Approach Tragedy and Loss in Your College Essay

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Partner, Turner+Turner College Consulting

You may feel compelled to write about a difficult subject for your college essay. Here are some tips to impactfully and respectfully write about those hard topics. read more

Mental Health: What It Is and How Students Can Find Help

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Mental health is just as important as physical health. But what is mental health, and how do you find the right help as a student? read more

The First Week of College With Mental Illness: Expectations vs. Reality

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

The transition to college can be bumpy for anyone, but going through it with mental illness can seem impossible. Here's how to combat first-week anxiety. read more

Q&A With Emily: Going to College With a Mental Illness

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

Question: I have a mental illness. What steps should I take going into my chosen college? read more

Being a Mental Health Ally

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Student, Occidental College

If you don't struggle with mental illness, you probably know someone who does. This is how to you can be an ally to that person. read more