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What Is a Ripple in the Pond?
So you’re excited to start your first year at Grand Canyon University , and whether you’re a transferring university student or a fresh high school graduate, you are full of excitement and...
How to Find Balance During Your College Years
Oftentimes, honors students can find themselves working overtime to stay on top of their classwork, and while being dedicated to academics is never a bad thing, one of the many keys to college success...
How to Choose a College Major
Choosing a college major can be intimidating. Grand Canyon University’s seven undergraduate colleges offer a wide range of enriching and rewarding programs that run the gamut from sports management...
How to Stay Healthy While You’re in College
With work, school and homework all battling for attention, it can become difficult to maintain your health during your college years. It’s no secret that a good diet and exercise are two of the most...
3 Tips on How to Make a Great “Elevator Speech”
College is all about further developing your knowledge and skillset for your desired career, so when graduation comes around you’ll be closer to achieving your goals sooner rather than later. However,...
The 4 Best Places to Study on Campus
State and Local Public Policy major, College of Humanities and Social Sciences Finding an important place to study on campus is an important step to thriving at Grand Canyon University. Students...
3 Ways Honors Students Can Maximize Their Role as a Mentee
One of the often spoken benefits of the Honors College is having the ability to hold a meaningful relationship with a mentor. A mentor is regarded as your advisor, your experienced professional and in...
Should You Take Handwritten Notes?
The rise of the keyboard in the lecture hall has changed the way that students take notes. Most students prefer to use a laptop when given the chance, because it is easier to transcribe the lecture...
Juniper Hall: Home of a Million Opportunities
“There’s a million things I haven’t done, but just you wait .” – Hamilton, an American musical. This quote demonstrates the grit-filled mindset many honors students carry into the college experience....
Everything You Need to Know About Tea
State and Local Public Policy Major, College of Humanities and Social Sciences There are many types of tea, but what most people don’t know is that “tea” comes from the same plant (called camellia...

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