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Whether you’re a new or returning college student, traditional or non-trad, part- or full-time, you’re probably open to some tips on how to navigate what is often a difficult experience – and the resources below offer helpful suggestions:

http://mitadmissions.org/blogs/entry/50_things
From MIT Admissions: 50 things for freshmen to consider as they embark upon their college journey (by Ben Jones).

http://blog.pennlive.com/life/2012/08/back_to_school_advice_on_how_t.html
“Back to school: Advice on how to adjust to college from someone who’s been there”: current students reveal their best back-to-school advice for college freshmen. (By Shawn Christ, The Patriot-News, Pennlive.com.)

http://www.back2college.com/lessonslearned.htm
“Lessons Learned: Seven Tips for Returning to College”: this one is written from the point of view of a nontraditional student (by Suzanne T. Jackson, Back2College.com).

http://30somestudent.com/how-about-a-little-free-homework-help/
This piece gives simple but useful advice to non-trads balancing work and college (“How about a Little Free Homework Help” at The 30 Something Student).

http://capone.mtsu.edu/studskl/10tips.html
“Ten Tips You Need to Survive College”: This page offers some good basic advice on studying. Check it out for useful refreshers. From Middle Tennessee State University.

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