The Pros and Cons of Recording Your Class Lectures

Ive only used an MP3 recorder a couple times in my college career, and these were for classes where my professor would spit out tons of information in a brief amount of time (and my pen couldnt keep up). Here are some pros and cons of recording … [Read more]

Where to Find a Librarian 24/7

If you ever have any research trouble, you should seriously consider contacting a librarian. They can cut your research time in half - and help you find exactly what you need. And you never need to visit a library to talk with them. Simply chat … [Read more]

A Students Guide to Creating a Great LinkedIn Profile

A great way to help you land your dream job after you graduate is to spend time building relationships in LinkedIn. And one of the first ways to get started is by creating an optimized LinkedIn profile for yourself. You see, creating a great … [Read more]

How to Proof Your Paper Like a Pro – 8 Proofreading Tips

I used to work as a proofreader. It wasn’t the most exciting job in the world, but it helped me become proficient at proofreading ads and documents very quickly. Whenever possible, it’s always best to have someone else review your essay. However, … [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]

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]

How to Fight Distractions: 4 Mindful Ways to Stay on Task

Its easy to get distracted especially when youre juggling a lot of projects. The secret to staying productive is recognizing the moments of distraction and immediately getting back on track. Theres always an email to read, a text message to send, … [Read more]

Why there are no shortcuts to examination preparation

This is a contribution by Lucy Wyndham. Photo by Antoine Dautry on Unsplash The college test season is upon us with the first ACT tests in the bag and the next set of papers available to take on April 14th. After years of dominance the numbers … [Read more]

How to Survive a Pop Quiz (When You Dont Have a Clue)

If youve ever had to take a test you werent prepared for - this article is for you. Obviously, there are many types of surprise exams - and Ill provide some advice for handling each type here: Multiple Choice Questions If you dont know the answer … [Read more]

Group Study 101 – How to Avoid Goofing Off

I love to study in group sespecially before an exam. The only problem is that if you dont have the right people in your group, you can end up wasting a lot of time. And thats not helpful for anyone. Here are some tips to help you avoid goofing off … [Read more]