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]

How to Choose a Professor

I cant believe its already time to register for Spring 2008 classes. I dont know about you, but I usually have a three day window to lock in my classes. And that doesnt give me much time to research professors and find out what classes fit best … [Read more]

How to Organize a Cramped Dorm Room

Lets face it: dorm rooms are usually pretty tiny. And it can be a challenge to turn a small space into an ideal study spot and living area with a roommate. So here are a variety of ways students are organizing their dorm rooms: Storage Box Under … [Read more]

How to Sleep Amazingly Well – And Wake Up Refreshed

Now that final exams are almost here - and term papers need to get turned in - its time to make sure youre getting enough rest. You see, proper rest is vital to keeping your brain functioning to its full potential. Quality sleep is also important so … [Read more]

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]

4 Fantastic Ways to Spice Up Your LinkedIn Profile (While in College)

If you want to improve your chances of getting a great job after you graduate, you need to start creating an optimized LinkedIn profile while in school. You see, an optimized LinkedIn profile can help recruiters find you when looking to hire interns … [Read more]

How to Succeed in College—7 Helpful Tips

Everyone wants to succeed in school, but it gets tough when you have so much homework and tests to prepare for. To help you study smarter, here are seven helpful tips to help you succeed: Talk with your Instructor during Office Hours Most students … [Read more]

Super-Sized List of Online Academic Databases

Ive been spending a lot of time writing and researching this semester. Im actually having dreams about one of my papers - and I have so much more research to do. Anyway, here is a list of online databases that Ive been using to find journal … [Read more]

How to Write a Fascinating Thesis Statement

No professors or teaching assistants want to read a boring paper. They want to read a paper that engages them; a paper that is compelling and clearly articulated. So how do you write one of these papers? Well, the most important part of writing a … [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]