Tag Archives: back to school

How to succeed as a first-generation college student

First-generation college students are often perceived as hard-working and driven–supported by family, friends or mentors to overcome the odds and make their dreams come true. But what is often overlooked is the variety of challenges faced by students without many … Continue reading

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Veteran Connection: 5 Back to School Tips from a Veteran Student

Connecting with fellow vets It’s impossible to put a value on the support and camaraderie that veterans provide for each other: staying connected with other men and women who have experienced similar trials and tribulations offers a unique sense of … Continue reading

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5 Lessons Your Kids Can Teach You

Back to school is a vital rite of passage for children and parents alike. But while the little ones are stocking their heads full of new lessons, adults could brush up on these often forgotten but always important life lessons: … Continue reading

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4 Tips for Transitioning Veteran Students

 by Megan Hawker, MA, IMF #65325; ACI Clinical Specialist; Captain, Medical Service Corps; US Army Reserves  Culture shock is the catch phrase used by student veterans transitioning from military careers to college life. Stay ahead of the most common challenges with the … Continue reading

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Calling All Parents! Back to School Health Checklist

With the start of the new school year just around the corner, life can get a little hectic. To make it easier on you, we’ve developed a Back to School Health Checklist to make sure your child is healthy and … Continue reading

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Exclusive Interview with Former San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders and ACI Specialty Benefits CEO Dr. Ann Clark Reveals Secrets of School Violence Prevention

San Diego, CA/August 8, 2013 – What do the decision-makers in higher education have to do with the solution to school violence? Everything. In an exclusive interview with CEO of ACI Specialty Benefits Dr. Ann Clark, former San Diego Mayor Jerry … Continue reading

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4 Simple Back to School Time Management Tips for Students

There will be plenty of opportunities to procrastinate once midterms roll around – no need to start now. Before assignments start backlogging your planner and even before classes begin, preparing for the long haul that is the school year plays … Continue reading

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