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Ten Important Research Findings on Marriage and Choosing a Marriage Partner

 

This the Season to be Stressed... FA LA LA LA FAIL FAIL FAIL.

Along with decorating the Christmas tree, drinking hot coco, and watching Rudolph claymation movies, comes the exceeding amount of time of studying for finals...

By: Shaina Kohli

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Resolving Roommate Rivalry

Avoid the pitfalls so many others have fallen into by becoming aware of the most common conflict creators among roommates...

By: Elizabeth Duck

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Respect

Aretha Franklin cried out for it, just a little bit: respect. However, Aretha isn't the only one who needs it. We all need and crave respect, either it be from our peers, our family, our friends, or our love interests...

By: Shaina Kohli

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Being the Best Version of You

Thinking back to freshman year I can remember all the numerous opportunities I had to not be the best version of myself. Opportunities involving drinking too much, hanging out with the people who were discouraging, or even in the manner I presented myself to others...

By: Shaina Kohli

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Turkey Drop: The Thanksgiving Break-up

Tis the season for food, family, and failed relationships. Thanksgiving is a time where college students are thankful to leave campus to join their family or their girlfriend/boyfriend's family to feast on turkey and watch football...

By: Shaina Kohli

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How to Get a Mentor

Getting to know a professor can be an extremely daunting thing. I know for me it was a process I was hesitant to approach, let alone know how to go about doing...

By: Shaina Kohli

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We're Just Friends REALLY

Until about a year ago I innocently thought that girls and guys could have a completely platonic close friendship with one another. It has been portrayed that way in shows and movies, right? ...Ross and Rachel were just friends on Friends... oh wait...

By: Shaina Kohli

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Homesickness

Is the transition back to school taking a lot longer than anticipated? Are you feeling a little homesick? Missing your family and friends back home to a point that it's depressing to even think about home?...

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Why You So Obsessed With Me?

It is really exciting when you start liking someone: you want to be around them all the time, you think about them all the time, and you want to talk about them all the time. Where do you cross the line from cute crush into creeper crush?...

By: Shaina Kohli

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How to Turn a Crush Into a Date

You've got a crush. Admit it, the only reason you go to your Freshman level 101 class that doesn't take attendance is for that one chance to see him or her across the classroom...

By: Shaina Kohli

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Time Flies When You're Having Fun

How did 4 years of Pepperdine go so fast? It seems like not too long ago we were being dropped off by our parents, unpacking our tiny freshman dorms, and going through the awkward process of getting to know our roommate...

By: Shaina Kohli

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So You Just Returned from an Amazing Experience Abroad... Now What?

It's a love-hate relationship with IP. You love that you got to go abroad but you hate that you had to return. While being abroad you learned so much about other cultures, your faith, who you are, and who you want to be. You had a life-changing experience to say the least. You matured in so many ways. After having an EXTRAORDINARY life how do you go on with a "normal" life?...

By: Shaina Kohli

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But Mom, What If the Other Kids Don't Like Me?

It's your first year of college and you were dropped off in a new place where you don't know anyone. Or maybe it's your second year at Pepperdine and all your friends went abroad...

By: Shaina Kohli

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