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New Year's Resolutions for the College Student

As the new year is nearly upon us, revelers will spend tonight celebrating this new beginning with family and friends. Another tradition for the New Year's is that of making resolutions, and this year will be no exception. However, for many students it is difficult to know where to begin making resolutions-especially ones that we will keep.

Here is list of suggestions for those of you who on New Year's Eve need a little help in making resolutions for 2014. Be sure to check out number 3; the ARC may be able to help you out on that one in 2014.

http://collegelife.about.com/od/cocurricularlife/a/GoodNewYearsResolutions.htm

Happy New Year!

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