How to Conclude an Essay Exam in 5 Minutes

As an English major in college, I had my share of essay exams. I usually kept an eye on the clock when writing, but I’ve definitely had moments when I ran out of time. So here’s some advice from Harvard University on how to complete an essay when … [Read more]

Hack Your Mind with These Memorization Techniques

California Polytechnic State University provides 10 tips to help students memorize information better. Here are some of my favorite tips: Use all your senses. When we are learning, we should try not only to get a strong impression but to obtain as … [Read more]

Beware of These Tricky Words on Essay Exams

Ive taken tons of essay exams as an undergraduate and graduate student. And one of the keys to answering the essay question successfully is to fully understand the question. I know that sounds obvious, but youd be surprised how many students skim … [Read more]

Calling All Student Bloggers

Im starting a directory of student bloggers. This list will include all my favorite student bloggers which will be featured at the top along with a list of other student bloggers that Im subscribing to. To get on my student blog directory, please … [Read more]

5 Ways to Study for the LSAT While in College

In this guest post, Steve Schwartz from LSAT Blog gives 5 tips to help students balance their college courseloads with graduate-level exam prep. If you have a full college course load and a decent social life, its probably hard enough to balance the … [Read more]

Should Students Invest In Cryptocurrency?

This is a contribution by Lucy Wyndham. Andre FrancoisShould Students Invest In Cryptocurrency? The news is full of good and bad stories surrounding cryptocurrency. Around the world there are 12,000 Bitcoin transactions per hour, while, the … [Read more]

10 Creative Ways to Recycle Old Books

If you have any old books that you never plan on reading again, here are some fun ways to recycle them: 1. Hide stuff in your hollowed out book. Read tips on how to hollow books with a ruler, pen, box cutter, and Elmers white glue. 2. Make Book … [Read more]

How to Add RAM to Your Brain – 8 Memory Hacks

You can instantly retrieve more information faster and easier by memorizing data in organized patterns. Here are 8 ways to make information cement in your mind: 1. Acronyms I’ve used acronyms throughout my college and grad school career. They’ve … [Read more]

Paul Fang Interview – Successful Student Series

The Successful Student Series is an assortment of interviews with students who have worked hard and earned degrees from top universities. The purpose of this series is to learn about their study habits, college survival skills, and making the … [Read more]

How to Relax During a Hectic Holiday Season

Its easy to get caught up in the commotion of the holiday season - rushing around buying gifts, visiting family, preparing big meals - it can be exhausting. And sometimes the stress you feel during the holidays is just like finals week. So here are … [Read more]