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Five Steps to Budget-Friendly Grocery Shopping
"I am in no way a food or grocery expert. My 'training' is limited to a ridiculous amount of time watching The Food Network and seven years at a 'very large' grocery store chain. That said, over the last couple of years, I’ve developed a system of sorts that has proven very effective for me and my roommate. Below are the five steps to budget-friendly grocery shopping and cooking." - Brian Dix '16
From Bossy to Boss Lady: The Story of a Professional Storyteller
I guess you could say I’ve been a producer my entire life. When I wanted something done, I did whatever it took to make it happen. I love rules and organization and being in charge. When I was six, I petitioned my small town council to install a sidewalk through a field I took to get to the store. I didn’t get a sidewalk but they mowed me a path for 10 years. Little did I know it would lead to a career where someone paid me to be the bossy one. I call it leadership skills. - Aimee Tetreault '07
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA): An Exciting and Fast-Growing Mental Health Career
Considering a career in mental health? Getting started can be both exciting and a little daunting. It is exciting because of the new experience, knowledge, and career prospects you hope to gain. Yet it can be daunting because of the wide array of programs and types of mental health careers that are out there. Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a relatively new and rapidly growing mental health career that you might consider.
How to "Quaran-Train" Your Puppy
"Amid all of the COVID chaos and as more folks 'WFH,' perhaps a small silver lining to this complicated time is more puppies! ...Whether you live in a suburban neighborhood or in the heart of a city, here’s hoping some of these 5 puppy training tricks help in this weird era of social distancing." - Doug Umberger '13 and Dan Werbeck '10
What Does "Being Healthy" Mean in this Unprecedented Moment?
"Whether we want to admit it or not, we’re living day-to-day in a moment of time that will forever go down in the history books. Anxiety, fear, and uncertainty are high. Now more than ever we need to be aiding our bodies in the best way possible to fight off germs. AKA: We need to be the healthiest version of ourselves possible." - Melanie Cohen '02
Learning Habits of Great Teachers
Every teacher wants to make an impact with their students. While there are many ways great teachers achieve this, there are some habits they nearly all share. The best teachers present information to students in ways that maximize their understanding, yet also listen to their students and let them influence the shape of their own learning.
Take Only Photographs, Leave Only Footprints
"One of the many things that drew me to York College was the campus. Running right beside campus rests the Heritage Rail Trail — something still open even during this pandemic. We’re all feeling the isolating effects of the quarantine, so here are my recommendations to get outside for some fresh air." - Jamie Kinsley '12