How to Get a Great Recommendation Letter

Most graduate schools want you to have at least two letters of recommendation. The typical strategy is to submit a recommendation from a boss (who can discuss your leadership qualities and character), and a professor (who can discuss your … [Read more]

Group Projects: How to Deal with Different Personality Types

In this guest post, GreekForMe.com provides tips to help students deal with different personality types in your school group projects. High school teachers and college professors just seem to adore group projects, don’t you think? After all, there’s … [Read more]

How to Take Damn Good Class Notes

We’re always looking for good tips on taking class notes. That’s why we’re in love with this tutorial on taking perfect lecture notes. Here are some of our favorite tips: Summarize your notes in your own words, not the instructor’s. Remember: … [Read more]

Where to Find Online Tutors

Summer is a great opportunity to get some extra tutoring in subjects that you might need a little help in. Here are a variety of places you can visit online to get tutoring without leaving your computer: Smart Thinking Topics: Accounting, … [Read more]

Book Report Hack: How to Analyze a Book Quickly

As an English Literature major in college, I had to read 4 to 5 books per class. This meant that within a 10 week quarter, I would have read over 20 novels. It was a lot of work, but here’s a technique I used to help me analyze the books quickly: … [Read more]

5 Ways Students Can Sabotage Their LinkedIn Profile

Getting a great job after you graduate college is difficult especially when your resume is competing against hundreds or thousands of others. This is why you need to create an optimized LinkedIn profile while in college and begin building … [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]

The Most Common Grammar Mistakes

Even though everyone has access to grammar and spelling check features on Microsoft Word, students still make the same spelling and grammar mistakes.   Sometimes the errors are just careless, but sometimes it’s simply because the grammar … [Read more]

How to Deal with Crummy Professors

Spend time on RateMyProfessor.com and youll find a huge list of complaints from students about their various professors. Thankfully, Ive been lucky to have mostly good professors throughout my college experience. However, there are a few Profs who … [Read more]

10 Foods to Sneak into the Library to Improve Your Productivity

When I visit the library for research, I’m most efficient if I plan on staying there for as long as I can. I don’t want to leave until I accomplish certain research goals – which mean I’m usually there for at least 4-hours at a time. I usually get … [Read more]