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Kara Baskin

Kara Baskin once longed to write kids’ books. Now she's a journalist focusing on food, culture, and education—and someday hopes to write thrillers.

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8 Ways to Create a Workout Plan You’ll Stick To

We can’t wave a magic wand to make everything in life better … but we can work out, which comes close. Here’s how to get more of that into your day.

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How to List Summer Job Skills on Your Resume

Maybe your summer job isn’t an obvious stepping-stone toward your dream career. That’s OK—here’s how to turn your experience into marketable skills.


Can You Make Up Sleep Debt?

Summer’s the time to make up for all those hours of sleep lost during the school year. Right? Well, sort of. Here's the real deal about getting your best rest.

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What to Wear to Your College Graduation

In case you’re wondering, it is possible to look stylish and feel comfortable during all the pomp and circumstance! A fashion expert tells you how.

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How to Study for a Test in College: STEM Practice Problems

The more often you ask your brain to recall information you’ve learned, the better you’ll retain it. That’s the simple beauty of practice tests.

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How to Get the Most out of Your Textbook (in the Least Amount of Time)

So many words, so few study hours. Before cracking the books, read these 6 tips and techniques to help you wade through all that text more efficiently.

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How to Study Economics

What skills do you need when you’re studying economics in college? Here, 8 practical tips from a professor and a student on how best to tackle the subject.

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How to Study History

What skills do you need to succeed when you're studying history in college? Here, 8 practical tips from history professors and students.

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