How to Write a Research Paper – Step by Step

Ive probably written over 70 research papers over the last 7 years of school. And Ive gotten to the point where writing research papers is like second nature for me. Its not that Im a better writer than anyone else, its just that I know how to … [Read more]

Free Online File Conversion Websites

There are tons of free online file conversion websites out there, but some act a bit buggy at times. Check out these sites the next time you need to convert a file—and let us know how it works for you. Here’s a list of some of our favorite online … [Read more]

4 Geeky Ways to Organize Your Gmail Inbox for School

Here are 4 ways to help you clean up your gmail box and keep you better organized in school: 1. Automatically organize all email from your school with a .edu filter. The first step to keep your email organized is to filter all communication from … [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]

How to Write Your First Draft

I’m finishing up grad school right now, and I’ve been extremely busy writing a 90-page paper. I also have another 20-page paper that’s due in several weeks. I don’t have much time to spend on rough drafts, so I have to make every minute … [Read more]

How to Survive Rush Week

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15 Online Notepads You Should Check Out

There must be over 100 different websites out there offering web-based notepads to students. Some of these websites are pretty cool, but most of them need a major design overhaul. Well, were going to review each one eventually, but well provide … [Read more]

Download the Free Version of StarOffice with Google

I bought my laptop last year for very little money during one of those “after Thanksgiving” sales. Yeah, I was one of those guys who waited in line at freakin’ Office Depot to get this deal, but it was worth it. Anyway, the computer didn’t have any … [Read more]

Students: What to Do on Your First Day Back in Class

I started teaching this week and been very busy preparing lecture notes, slides, and thinking of ways to help get main points across. Knowing what its like to be on both sides of the classroom, here are some tips for students: Engage with your … [Read more]

How to Avoid Getting Sick During Finals Week

It seems that whenever it’s finals week, I start to get a little sick. I’m not sure if it’s because of the stress – or the late nights studying – but it happens every time. Here are some helpful tips to avoid getting sick during … [Read more]