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How to Study: The Muslim Man’s Guide to College Part VIII

The most important and tangible thing you get out of college is your degree, ideally with a high GPA. Some people will find that what worked for them in high school will continue to work for them in college. If so, no need to read the rest of this article. For others, either they didn’t do well in high school …

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

Choosing a college Two of the biggest decisions when it comes to college are what institution you will be attending and what major you will be studying while at that institution. Higher education is a business like any other and each university will try to convince you that what they offer justifies the price they are charging you. It’s up …

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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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