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]

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]

Pimp Your USB Thumbdrive – 8 Nifty Apps

I carry around a USB thumbdrive at school because Im always using different library computers. Over the weekend, I discovered 8 useful apps that can be added to a thumbdrive to aid in productivity. I hope you find some of these useful as well . . … [Read more]

5 Online Libraries You Should Know About

Here are five great online resources that can help you research prior to writing your next paper. These online resources can help you save time, and can really help if you don’t have time to visit a library. Google Scholar The advanced features … [Read more]

How to Improve Your Reading Comprehension

If youd like to improve your reading comprehension, try the SQ3R method. This is an acronym that means: Survey, Question, Read, Recite and Review. Heres how it works: Survey Your Text Prior to reading, take a few moments to scan through your … [Read more]

5 Simple Ways to Reduce Stress During a Test

Many students feel anxious during test, so what can you do to decrease your stress? Here are 5 simple methods to clear your mind and help you relax during a test: Arrive to Class Early The worst thing you can do is arrive late for a test. Not only … [Read more]

The Most Common Grammar Mistakes

Even though everyone has access to grammar and spelling check features on Microsoft Word, students still make the same spelling and grammar mistakes.   Sometimes the errors are just careless, but sometimes it’s simply because the grammar … [Read more]

Get Free Books at

We received an email from a high school physics teacher in California. He recommends students check out It’s a website that allows you to trade the books you don’t want for books that you do. It’s a pretty cool site if you’re looking … [Read more]

How to Study Smarter, Not Harder

Dartmouth published a paper discussing ways for students to improve their memory as they study. These tips will help any student study smarter, not harder. Here are some of our favorite study tips: Recite As You Study Recitation should first take … [Read more]

6 Reasons Why You Shouldnt Get a Credit Card in College

Credit cards can be useful in college but not everyone should have one. You see, some college students use credit cards as a way to pay for everything they want and get themselves into major credit card debt. Right now, the average undergrad … [Read more]