The Cure for Writers Block -10 Ways to Jumpstart Your Brain

As an English Lit. major in college, I had to write dozens of essays a quarter. And, unfortunately, I got hit with writers block on a regular basis. I tried to combat it by spending more time researching in the library, but that just made my … [Read more]

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We received an email from a high school physics teacher in California. He recommends students check out It’s a website that allows you to trade the books you don’t want for books that you do. It’s a pretty cool site if you’re looking … [Read more]

How to Deal with the Ups-and-Downs of College Life

In this guest post, Jeff Beers of Tutor Delphia provides tips to help students with the ups and downs of the college experience. There are many things I wish I had known when I started my Freshman year of college. Things that could have saved me a … [Read more]

Start Using Google Scholar to Save Time on Research

If you don’t have access to library databases at home, you should definitely start your research using Google Scholar. To describe Google Scholar as simply a website that simply archives and organizes online journal articles would be an … [Read more]

How to Read Long-Winded Journal Articles Quickly

I recently had to plow through 68 pages of mind-numbing journal articles in less than an hour. This might sound like plenty of time to you, but trust me – it wasn’t. These articles were boring. I mean really boring. Almost as bad as being forced … [Read more]

Where to Buy Cheap College Textbooks – 29 Nifty Websites

Classes are starting up for me this week, so that means I need to start ordering my textbooks. Buying textbooks is always a pain because of the inflated costs involved. Last semester, I had to buy a 150-page textbook written by my professor that … [Read more]

6 Cool Online Office Applications You Should Know About

Here are 6 web-based text documents that you can use to store and share your documents online: ThinkFree ThinkFree provides you with a web-based document that looks almost exactly like Microsoft Word. These online documents can be shared with your … [Read more]

How to Build a Strong Network on LinkedIn (While Still in College)

LinkedIn can help you get into your dream job after college by helping you find and network with professionals who work in career fields youre interested in. You see, the stronger your network, the more reach youll have to connect with others at key … [Read more]

8 Unconventional Student Research Projects

As the Fall semester approaches, its time to start thinking of potential research projects to focus on this year. Here are some unconventional student research projects to get your creative mind going . . . 1. Crickets Playing Pac Man Grad … [Read more]

5 Online Libraries You Should Know About

Here are five great online resources that can help you research prior to writing your next paper. These online resources can help you save time, and can really help if you don’t have time to visit a library. Google Scholar The advanced features … [Read more]