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Handling College Problems

From failing a class to having a bad professor, the list of academic problems college students can encounter sometimes seems endless. Learn what to do.

Handle Unexpected College Problems
Problems in college have a way of coming out of nowhere and creating serious situations for college students. While figuring out how to handle unexpected problems in college can seem overwhelming, matching the right resources to a specific situation can be easier than you might think.

What to Do If You're Failing a Class
Failing a class in college? Not sure what to do? Learn how to handle the possibility of failing a college class and what steps you can take to make the best of a bad situation.

How to Tell Your Parents You're Failing a College Class
Failing a college class wasn't in your plan. But now that you've failed one, how do you tell your parents?

What to Do If You Fail a Class In College
If you fail a class in college, there are some important steps to take and things to consider. Learn what to do if you fail a class in college so that you don't make a bad situation worse.

What to Do If You're Charged with College Plagiarism
Being charged with plagiarism in college can take on a wide range of forms, but it always is a serious situation. No matter what your situation is like, however, you'll need to know these 5 things about how to handle it.

What to Do If You're Placed on Academic Probation
Being placed on academic probation in college may have been totally expected -- or a complete surprise. Either way, it's serious business. Figure out what academic probation is, what your options are, and how to make sure your probation status ends as soon as possible.

What to Do If You Failed a Test
Worried that you failed a test either mid-semester or during finals week? Luckily, there are several options available for college students who think they failed a test. Learn what to do and when.

Petition for a Grade Change
Petitioning for a grade change in college can be tricky. With a little knowledge about the process, however, petitioning to have a college grade changed can be easier than you might think.

Kicked Out of College?
Are you being kicked out of college because of an academic suspension or other reason? Learn what to do if you're kicked out of college.

Academic Probation
Knowing what exactly "academic probation" is can be as important as knowing what you need to do to get out of it.

Disciplinary Probation
Disciplinary probation can be easy to get into -- and hard to get out of. Learn what exactly disciplinary probation is and what you need to do about it.

How to Reduce Academic Stress
College academic stress can quickly become overwhelming. Fortunately, however, there are things you can easily do to make sure your college academic stress stays in check.

Where to Go for Help in College
It's not uncommon for students to struggle academically during their time in college. So where can you go for help?

Where to Get Your Computer Repaired in College
Need to get your computer repaired during your time in college? Find a list of resources and how to decide which is best.

My Laptop Was Stolen. What Do I Do?
Was your laptop stolen? Find out what your options are and how to find both short- and long-term solutions.

Do I Need a New Computer?
Think you might need a new computer for college? Find a list of things to help you decide if you really need one -- or just want one.

Should I Drop a Class?
Wondering if you should drop a class -- or not? Ask yourself these 6 questions before you make any decision.

How to Withdraw from a Class
Not sure how to withdraw from a class? Find the 4 basic steps you'll need to take.

Should I Be Withdrawing from a Class?
Withdrawing from a class is a big decision -- with the potential for large and long-lasting consequences. Is it the right choice for you?

What Is an Incomplete?
Need to know what an "incomplete" is in college, and if you should take one for your situation? Find out all you need to know.

What to Do If You Know Someone Is Cheating in College
Suspect someone you know is cheating in college? Find out what your options (and obligations) are.

How to Withdraw from College
Not sure how to withdraw from college? Find a list of steps to take so that the process runs as smoothly as possible.

Should I Drop Out?
If you're considering dropping out, you owe it to yourself to think seriously about your options. Find a list of 10 important questions to ask.

What to Do If You Failed a Midterm
Failed a midterm? Learn 6 important steps you can take to turn things around.

What Is a Leave of Absence?
Not sure what exactly a leave of absence is? Find out the specifics, if you qualify, and if taking one during your time in school is right for you.

How to Keep Up with College Reading
Having trouble keeping up with college reading? Find 4 tips that students can use to feel in charge of their college reading -- instead of vice versa.

10 Signs You're Overcommitted in College
Think you might have too much on your plate this semester? See 10 signs you're overcommitted in college.

What Is Academic Suspension?
You've likely heard the term "academic suspension" during your time in school, but what exactly does it mean?

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