How to Stop Procrastinating: 4 Steps to Finally Getting That Project Done

We all have items on our list that we dont want to do. And some projects end up staying on our to do list for weeks or even months. Here are four ways to help you get that research paper or project done in a timely fashion: 1. Assign a realistic … [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]

Memorable Presentation Tips: 5 Steps to Creating a Powerful Slide Deck

Powerpoint slides are not supposed to be your lecture notes littered with bullets reminding you what to say next. Instead, slides should be used to enhance your message and make it more memorable. Thats it. Go through your next slide deck and make … [Read more]

How to Deal with the Ups-and-Downs of College Life

In this guest post, Jeff Beers of Tutor Delphia provides tips to help students with the ups and downs of the college experience. There are many things I wish I had known when I started my Freshman year of college. Things that could have saved me a … [Read more]

Top 2011 College Commencement Speakers Videos

Its college graduation time, so Im compiling a list of my favorite 2011 college commencement videos. Please leave a comment to let me know what great speeches Ive missed or email [email protected] Harvard College Amy Poehler Amy Poehler … [Read more]

Group Projects: How to Deal with Different Personality Types

In this guest post, provides tips to help students deal with different personality types in your school group projects. High school teachers and college professors just seem to adore group projects, don’t you think? After all, there’s … [Read more]

Are You a Successful Student?

Im looking to interview more successful students for the Student Success Series. Im looking primarily for people who have advice and study tips to help out students in high school, college, and/or grad school. Send me an email at … [Read more]

5 Ways to Study for the LSAT While in College

In this guest post, Steve Schwartz from LSAT Blog gives 5 tips to help students balance their college courseloads with graduate-level exam prep. If you have a full college course load and a decent social life, its probably hard enough to balance the … [Read more]

5 Effortless Steps to Seminar Success

Wouldnt it be great to shine as the top student in all your seminars - winning attention from professors (who might well be writing a reference for you in the future) and getting a high grade? And wouldnt it be even greater to manage this without … [Read more]

How to Persuade More Effectively (Without Changing a Word) – 9 Nonverbal Strategies That Work

You may not know this - but your nonverbal communication plays a big role in how persuasive you are. Thats right. Your body gestures, movements, tone of voice, touch, distance from the person, eye contact, and physical appearance can make you more … [Read more]