Thrive Thursdays

Ashley Espinosa | October 20, 2022

It's important to prioritize yourself, but don't let self-consciousness get the best of you. Read a current student's tips and tricks on overcoming the spotlight effect.

Mialin Amato | October 13, 2022

Transitioning from living on-campus to living off-campus can be a bigger challenge than expected. Read how one student adjusted to this change and the newfound responsibilities that came with it.

COVID and Social Anxiety
Rachel Hall | October 06, 2022

Read about one FAU student's tips for dealing with social anxiety in a post-pandemic world.
Vanessa Jimenez | September 22, 2022

A ghost dog, a high achiever, sleepiness, and the missing link: Read about one FAU student's early experience living undiagnosed with narcolepsy.

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FAU Students | September 15, 2022

School is back in session, but for some it never ended. Read more about how some FAU students balanced classes and research this past summer.

Katherine Mali Hanner | August 25, 2022

College isn't all milk and cookies, but following these tips and tricks will make developing healthy academic, social, and mental habits during your freshman year a piece of cake.

Michael Berg | May 03, 2022

Graduation is coming. We're ready for it.

Deja Vaughn | April 21, 2022

If you give a college student a kitchen, she's going to discover a passion for cooking. And if she discovers a passion for cooking, chances are she'll never want to stop. Read how one student uncovered a form of self-care...

Adam Burjan | April 14, 2022

Did you know mental training is just as important as physical training? If you’re looking for a new hobby to build both physical and mental strength, skateboarding may be just the thing for you.

Avanthi Puvvala | April 07, 2022

April is Earth Month! As we approach National Earth Day on April 22nd, be sure to check out one student's take on climate health and how you can get involved with FAU's Climate and Health organization.


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