Do you feel like your life is out of balance? Do you feel like you’re being pulled in numerous directions and are not sure how to deal with everything? Do you want to figure out how to feel more balanced and together?

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Remember that finding balance is an ongoing process. There will be times throughout the year when you will feel like you’re flourishing, and, most likely, there will be times when the term is difficult and you do not feel like you're flourishing. That’s okay. Keep in mind that achieving balance and flourishing are life-long pursuits.  Change can be gradual; one small step in the right direction will build momentum and the repercussion of that step might have a significant impact on your productivity, outlook, and overall academic pursuits.

(Not sure what you're looking for? Navigate to our Where Do I Start page and answer some questions. Based on your answers, we'll suggest some strategies and tools to use. You can check those out and use them to begin a more in-depth exploration of the Learning Corner.)

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If you feel like you've got more of a fixed mindset now, take a look at these ideas, and give them a try.
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Our mindset can do a lot to our ability to take on challenges and work towards success.
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A truly important segment of the Student Responsibility video. Mindset matters.
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We're always thinking and considering and evaluating. Harness that strength, and take some time for self-relfection.
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About.com has some good suggestions about starting your new semester.
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More ideas about how to start your new term right.
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Every term will be different, but these tips will stay the same.
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It's new, after all. Take whatever happened previously and make it work for you and what you want to achieve.
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You are in charge of your education. That's a big responsibility! Hear about how to make the most of it.
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Only you can define your success, but there are lots of people and places and tools that can support you on your path.
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Learn more about mindsets - and what they can help or hinder - here.
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We've grouped resources into some broad categories. Read about them here, and start using them today.

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