Tag: sleep

Caffeine Cravings: What to Choose, What to Avoid

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Student, Ohio University

Caffeine will be your hero many times throughout your college life, but beware--it has a dark side. read more

Energy Drinks: Harmful or Helpful?

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Senior Assistant Editor, Carnegie Communications

If someone were to tell you that energy drinks are similar to unfiltered cigarettes, would you still drink them? Consuming an excess of these sugary drinks combined with lack of sleep, stress, and alcohol is a dangerous combination. read more

Pulling an All-Nighter: Bad for Your Health?

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Former Senior Assistant Editor, Carnegie Communications

All-nighters might seem like a productive solution to your procrastination problem. But this study technique can actually harm your health! Learn more now. read more

How International Students Can Fight Jet Lag

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Associate Producer, Boston Science Communications

As jet-setting international students, it's easy to believe that hopping international time zones has become an intuitive life skill--that conquering the natural ebb and flows of our circadian rhythms is just another task--like learning how to drive a car. But no matter how often I travel, that untimely wave of drowsiness or alertness manages to interrupt my efforts to acclimate without fail. read more

What NOT to Do the Week Before You Take the SAT or ACT

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Director of Business Development, Triumph College Admissions (TCA)

Take care of yourself physically and mentally the final week before test day. If you're not used to eating healthy and getting at least eight hours of sleep then it may be difficult for you to do, but it's worth it. read more