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5 Best Tips Before Making Your Final College Decision

A Conscious College Decision Making your final college decision feels like a really important and difficult decision. If you’re reading this, then you’re probably struggling to decide what you’d like to study, or you know someone who is.  Some high school students know exactly what they want: they know exactly what subjects they’re interested in, …

University Doesn’t Allow Me to Wear My Niqab

University Doesn’t Allow Me to Wear My Niqab

In this counseling answer: • The niqab is not an obligation, whereas the hijab is. In certain situations, the niqab is not going to be useful. In fact, when there is security, the niqab can be a stared at. • Your choice to leave the degree should come after weighing the advantages and the disadvantages …

Heads Up Guys: Campus Life Is a Challenge

Whether you are living in dorms or stay at home while going to campus, college presents a new set of challenges for Muslim youth. This type of environment has a lot of dating, casual sex, drugs/alcohol and challenges towards Islamic rules of interaction for genders. It doesn’t mean this environment is always a struggle and …

My Fiancé Has a Female Roommate; I Feel Uncomfortable

My Fiancé Has a Female Roommate; I Feel Uncomfortable

In this counseling answer: “From what you have told us, this man seems to be sincere and honest. I don’t think a female roommate is a strong enough reason to decline his proposal given that this seriously may be a situation which could not have avoided. However, if you feel uncomfortable, you must be frank with him. I would …

Why Can't I Be Just Friends with the Opposite Gender?

Why Can't I Be Just Friends with the Opposite Gender?

In this counseling answer: This freedom of allowing boys and girls to mix freely without limitations leads to so much social chaos. Islam recognizes all of the natural feelings and desires, but it has set down the proper, responsible way to enjoy them – through marriage. The counselor urges the questioner to get involved in his university’s …

I’m Afraid to Lose My Faith Again

I’m Afraid to Lose My Faith Again

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaikum brother. The solution to your problem with your faith is balance. You need to learn to balance. Allah (swt) created us to worship Him, and at the same time to live in this world and educate ourselves and help others. Allah (swt) has placed many responsibilities on us humans, and this exactly …



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