A tired mind is a slow mind. A balance of sleep and class work can result in a rise in GPA. Visit University Health Services at www.kent.edu/uhs.
Choose healthy foods at the campus dining facilities. Remember, fast food is a deserved splurge every now and then, but it can get pricey, offers little nutritional value and contributes to that all too common "freshmen 15" weight gain. Healthy food choices lead to a healthier you.
Remember to keep up on your class reading and projects so that as midterms approach — and they are approaching — you don't bring stress upon yourself.
New-found freedom allows you to challenge quite a few boundaries, ranging from junk food binges to all night video game sessions. While indulgent choices seem well worth it at the time, long-term consequences can sneak up on you if you engage in such behavior too often. If poor diet and exercise habits set in, fighting off the "freshmen 15" in February before spring break is no fun! Moderation is key.