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Going Beyond the Classroom: The Muslim Man’s Guide to College Part VII

In college, your life is an empty canvas on which you can paint anything you want. Even if you plan your weekly schedule out properly and are on track to graduate comfortably within four years, you’ll find that you still have more free time than ever before.  This is where people trip up.

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How to Leave a Voicemail

At some point in your professional life, you’re going to have to leave a voicemail. Actually, you’re going to have to leave tons and tons of voicemails. It’s a simple enough thing to do but a lot of people mess it up and leave long, rambling, pointless voicemails which do nothing more than alienate the person they’ve called. Here are …

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Choosing a Major: The Muslim Man’s Guide to College Part IV

Choosing a Major Perhaps even more important choosing a college is choosing your major. When it comes to choosing a major, keep the investor’s paradigm in mind. Choosing a major is still a business decision. You are spending time and money in return for marketable skills which will serve you for years to come.

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Testing Out: The Muslim Man’s Guide to College Part II

Narrated ‘Aisha: “Whenever Allah’s Apostle was given the choice of one of two matters, he would choose the easier of the two, as long as it was not sinful to do so.” (Bukhari) Testing Out As we covered in the last article, college is an investment of time and money. There are two ways to maximize your return on college …

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The Muslim Man’s Guide to College Part I: Get in the Right Mindset

Introduction For most males, adulthood really begins with college. Our society makes a sharp distinction between “kids” before high school graduation and “adults” after high school graduation. Whether or not that distinction is fair is a different issue which will insha’Allah be addressed in a later article. Here though, I wanted to begin a series helping young Muslim men navigate …

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