When Do You Study Best?

My best time to study is early in the morning. I usually get up at 5 a.m. and start studying - and drinking coffee - by 6 a.m. I can study straight until 3 or 4 p.m. - with brief breaks for stretching and snacks. I then have the rest of the … [Read more]

7 Ways to Protect Yourself from Identity Theft on Campus

Identity theft is scary and can happen to anyone, anywhere. Here are some tips to help you protect your personal and financial information while at college: 1. Use unique passwords with numbers, letters, and symbols. If youre using one password … [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]

4 Easy Ways to Improve Your Brain Health

SharpBrains.com published an article on maintaining a healthy brain that will function better. Here are the four keys to improving your brain health: Physical Exercise Do something you enjoy for even just 15 minutes a day. You can always add … [Read more]

SAT Test Preparation Tips

As you know, one of the best ways to prepare for the SAT is to take practice tests and quizzes. Thats why we recommend checking out SAT preparation books at your local library. These books are usually loaded with various quizzes and tests so you … [Read more]

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]

I Heart Buzzword: A Nifty Online Word Processor

Even though I’m a big fan of Google Docs, I have to admit that Buzzword (an online word processor) is pretty slick. It doesn’t have all the cool Microsoft-esque features that Google Docs has, but it has enough to let you create and share your web … [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]

How to Start Remembering Everything You Read

Here are some various strategies to help you start remembering what youre reading: Write Summaries in Your Textbook Summarizing your reading causes your mind to comprehend, analyze, synthesize, and evaluate information better. You’re not just … [Read more]

How to Start Writing Your Essay When Youre Struggling with Writers Block

Its easy to struggle with writers block. Think about something too long or even research too long and you can overwhelm yourself to the point where you dont know what to write. Or you end up deleting every thought that you type because youre not … [Read more]