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You’re not in high school any more. Many of you, in fact, may be years or decades away from the regimentation of your K-12 education. It's time to think about your future.

College means education for adults, and being an adult requires thinking for yourself, taking responsibility for your decisions, and striving to succeed.

That means the onus is on you to get the most you can from your education. Stop just going along and taking whatever courses someone else tells you to take. Start thinking about your future and how to get the most from your college education now.

Where do you begin? Start with what you love ... your

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