April 24, 2015

Managing Student Expectations in the Transition from High School to College

Managing Student Expectations in the Transition from High School to College High school seniors have a lot of expectations about what life will be like once they move on from their parents’ homes. When I prepared to leave for college, I hunkered down in my room to make a list of all the things I’d […]

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June 19, 2013

College Students’ Adderall Abuse Trends on Twitter During Finals

In a 6-month study led by health science professor Carl Hanson of Brigham Young University, enough tweets about Adderall contained GPS location data to help researchers to group them into geographical clusters. Guess where most of them were located…. They were clustered around universities with a student population of 10,000 or more. Surprise! Okay, maybe […]

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