The Importance of Sleep
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The Importance of Sleep

By 8:30 pm, I’m tired.…

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I Moved & Exploring 12 South
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I Moved & Exploring 12 South

Guess what?! I moved. A…

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DIY Back-to-College Care Package
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DIY Back-to-College Care Package

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Weekend Getaway: Door County, WI
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Weekend Getaway: Door County, WI

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My Reverse Bucket List
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My Reverse Bucket List

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Motivate, Collaborate, Stick Together

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College is hard. That's why it's important to surround yourself with positive people that can motivate, collaborate and stick together. Learn how. - Ali in Bloom

College is a really pivotal, developmental period in everyones’ lives, and you’re constantly surrounded by new people. Whether you realize it or not, the tribe you run with can greatly impact how your college years turn out. I’ve seen a number of students fail in their college careers because they chose to surround themselves with the wrong group of people and were negatively impacted.

Why Students Fail Out of College: A Personal Story

Why students fail college: a personal story - Ali in Bloom

Why students fail college: In my opinion, if you don’t know who you are or what you want, there’s no way you can succeed in your endeavors. Many people drop out of college due to financial situations and unexpected life events. However, a large portion of students drop out simply because they aren’t prepared for college. I know I wasn’t at 18.

Here’s the thing, schooling looks very different for each of us. If you are dedicated to receiving your education, it’s worth taking some extra time to think it over. That might mean going to school right after high school or it might not. There’s no “cookie cutter” way to earn a degree. Here is what you need to know before you sign up for classes.