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3 steps to bounce back from an academic setback

Rate this article and enter to winSometimes grades don’t come out as planned. What can you do if you receive a less-than-ideal grade? The first step is to recognize that it’s okay.Acknowledge the SituationReceiving...
Chart your course: Using your syllabus to plan ahead

Chart your course: Using your syllabus to plan ahead

Rate this article and enter to winCross-country road trips can be a blast, but without a good GPS or road map to guide you through parts unknown, you could easily find yourself lost in...
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Room to study: Creating space to concentrate

Rate this article and enter to winWhile school has just started, it’s not too soon to start creating a study space that will maximize your ability to concentrate. Studying more often isn’t the only...
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Organize your study space to maximize your time

Rate this article and enter to winYou’re ready to study, for real this time. You sit at your desk and rub the ache at the back of your neck. Your phone chirps. Your friend...
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Take control of your to-do list: Find the time management tactics that fit your...

Rate this article and enter to winStudents who carry college success into the real world are superheroes of scheduling, organizing—and perhaps most importantly—managing time. Want to find your time-management superpowers? The key is to...
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Care for your back(pack)

Rate this article and enter to winLugging around a heavy backpack with textbooks, a computer, and everything you think you’ll need for a day on campus can be a real pain! You might think...
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5 study methods that actually work

Rate this article and enter to winThere are as many study strategies as there are students, but perhaps you’ve mainly stuck to the basics, like flash cards and taking copious notes. Since retaining and...
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Motivation fail?: 6 ways to fix it

Rate this article and enter to winDo you hit the snooze button time after time? Or start your assignments the night before they’re due? We all have habits we’d be happy to kick. One...
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How to remember what you learn

Rate this article and enter to winAnyone who has taken an exam has likely reached into their memory for that moment when the professor explained a crucial point, and found…nothing. That stuff isn’t necessarily...
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Organize your job search: Strategies for landing your ideal position

Rate this article and enter to winSearching for a job can feel as exciting as navigating the world of dating-but also as confusing. If you start looking with a plan to stay organized, it...