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The Waiting Game: How to Keep Yourself Sane

College/grad school/job applications are in: Now what? Thinking about the future might be exciting and might take your mind off worrying if you will get in or not, but it is premature. Thinking too far into an uncertain future wastes valuable cognitive resources and may lead to negative affect if the results are not as hoped. Read More

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Brandilynn Villarreal, M.A., is a graduate student at the University of California, Irvine.

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