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]

Free Downloadable Books for Your iPod

Want to catch up on some reading with your iPod? ManyBooks.net allows you to download tons of great books in a variety of file formats—including iPod notes. So the next time you get caught in class with your iPod, show your teacher how you’re just … [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]

The Best APA Cheat Sheets on the Web

So it’s like 3 a.m. and you’re trying to finish your paper. You’re almost done, but you forgot where you left your APA Style Guide. No worries. We have some online APA style guide cheat sheets that you can use right now: APA Formatting Tips from … [Read more]

How to Hack Google Scholar to Get Search Results by Email or RSS

Im in love with aggregator sites like Yahoo Pipes and Dapper.com. These nifty mash-up tools allow you to hack feeds and/or search results to get the information you want as a filtered RSS feed, XML, email, or website widget. And whats great is that … [Read more]

How to Cram for Final Exams

Its final exam time, and that means many students are having all night cram sessions right now. Cramming isnt the best way to study, but sometimes its your only option especially if you havent been keeping up with your class readings. Here are … [Read more]

Application Timetable for Graduate School

If youre thinking about going to graduate school, you should begin planning at least 15 months before the program starts. Here is a typical application timetable: June to August Think about what type of graduate school you want to attend and … [Read more]