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Why do some college educated, extremely intelligent students commit suicide?

Why do some college educated, extremely intelligent students commit suicide?

Not related: Depression & suicide have nothing to do with education & intelligence. Many uneducated people commit suicide. Many highly educated people commit suicide. It is usually problems in one's personal and/or occupational life that causes stress & people often have difficulties coping, resolving, or mitigating this stress leading to depression. Suicide is just the most extreme adverse reaction to it. ...Read more

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Why some college students feel that they need only to sleep long on weekends?

Why some college students feel that they need only to  sleep long on weekends?

Because they do: Most college students engage in what's called volitional sleep deprivation, i.e. They do not give themselves enough sleep during the week: study late into the night, wake up early for lectures, work parttime in the evenings, etc.. Thus, on weekends, they catch up on their sleep debt accumulated throughout the work/study week. ...Read more

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I am trying to drop some college weight, and wondering what an ideal weight is for female who is 5'10?

I am trying to drop some college weight, and  wondering what an ideal weight is for female who is 5'10?

Body weight: Ideal body weight was fairly commonly used in the past and for a female with height of 5'10", it ranged anywhere from 135lbs to 165lbs. These days, body mass index is a more commonly used tool worldwide. There are many calculators available online to help you determine your bmi. ...Read more

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Can I have some college advice on how to avoid stis?

Can I have some college advice on how to avoid stis?

Yes: 1. Limit the number of your sexual partners 2. Do not engage in any unprotected sex 3. Avoid prostitutes 4. If engaging a new partner agree to mutual testing before entering into an intimate relationship. ...Read more

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What are some common college cheerleading injuries?

What are some common college cheerleading injuries?

Extremity injuries: Cheerleading is physical and with the acrobatics performed extremity injuries are the most common. However although not as common I do see a reasonable amont of head trauma and neck injuries. Especially in cheerleaders doing pyramids. ...Read more

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What are some good colleges for physical therapy?

What are some good colleges for physical therapy?

I agree with this: http://grad-schools.usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-health-schools/physical-therapy-rankings

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What to do if I have some nfl and college football questions?

What to do if I have some nfl and college football questions?

Would check a: different site. Healthtap is a site dedicated to human medical issues. ...Read more

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There are some restaurants at college that you can't find anywhere else. How do you count the unknown calories?

There are some restaurants at college that you can't find anywhere else.  How do you count the unknown calories?

Ask for ingredients: If the restaurant isn't a chain, you can ask them for an ingredient list. Then you'll have to take your best guess at amounts and look up the calories online. Don't forget to add in the cooking oil! in general, fresher, low fat foods like salads are lower in calories than say fried foods like fish and chips. Cheese adds a lot of calories also! even better is make your own meals for calorie control. ...Read more

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What are some good tips for college students who want to stay healthy during school?

What are some good tips for college students who want to stay healthy during school?

Many ways!: Having a child in college, i can certainly relate to this excellent question. Some tips include: 3 healthy meals a day, exercise regularly, participate in intramural sports, lots of hand washing, stay up to date with immunizations (especially the meningitis vaccine, ) and maintain a proper balance of study and extra-curricular activities. ...Read more

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How to stay healthy in college?

How to stay healthy in college?

Moderation: eat healthy as often as possible, stay hydrated with water to counteract alcohol and caffeine consumption. Exercise of some type on a regular basis, try not to pressure yourself into cramming too frequently by studying on a regular schedule. Make new friends and enjoy the experience but try to maintain a semi regular sleep schedule of 6-8 hrs a night as often as possible. ...Read more

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How would i get healthy in college?

How would i get healthy in college?

Many Factors.: Focus on: 1. Improving your diet. 2. An exercise program. 3. Stress reduction. 4. Avoidance of toxins such as nicotine, drugs, and excessive alcohol. 5. Associated with people with similar/positive outlooks. 6. Ample rest/sleep/ recreation time. Seek professional help in any of the above areas as needed. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is there a way to go to college if cp?

Is there a way to go to college if cp?

Dont set limits.: My cousin went to college, was president of his class and went on to be a da and then to parliament in canada. He is wheelchair bound but has the mind to do anything. Dont set limits for yourself. ...Read more

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How to not gain weight during college?

How to not gain weight during college?

College weight gain: College is a fun and remarkable time for many young adults. The first time on their own, new responsibilities, new challenges in activities, relationships, and schooling. But many parts of this experience can add to weight gain: food associated with socializing, binge drinking and eating, depression, stress, anxiety, decreased sleep, poor exercise habits, college cafeterias. Best to try journaling. ...Read more

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What do I do after college if no insurance?

What do I do after college if no insurance?

Some options...: You can stay on your parents insurance plan up to age 26. You can also apply in the private insurance market (if you are healthy with no preexisting conditions, shouldn't be too expensive). If you need just basic primary care, try to find a federally qualified health center - these are clinics that charge on a "sliding-scale" which can be a great bargain for people not earning that much. ...Read more

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I am really scared too start my college classes?

You are normal.: Fear of the unknown and normal insecurities are typical. Remember you arent the first and if you really want it, you can do it. Congratulations on being accepted to take college classes, you must show promise of doing it or you wouldn't have been accepted. Remember your cup is half full, not half empty. ...Read more

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What do I need to do to go to college and do well?

What do I need to do to go to college and do well?

Commitment: To go to college and do well, you need commitment to your goal and good study habits. Your reasons for attending college will be individual, but it's very important that you want to do it, and are not just trying to placate someone else by going. If it's to please someone else, this can be resentment and failure in the making. You may also need financial support. Good luck to you! ...Read more

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Should colleges be required to keep sophomores in dorms?

Huh?: I don't know. Why should they? It's up to the college. And how is that medically-related? ...Read more