How to Study Effectively – 8 Concentration Strategies

We found a killer list of concentration strategies for students. This list is perfect for those who want to know the best way to cram for an exam. Check this out: Eat Frequent Small Meals Avoid eating a big meal before a study session. Too much … [Read more]

3 Breathing Exercises to Help You Reduce Stress

While on Winter break, I’ve been spending a lot of time with my family. I’ve also been trying to catch up on some reading. Lately, I’ve been reading Dr. Weil’s articles on how to reduce anxiety through breathing exercises. Here are some excerpts … [Read more]

7 Frugal Apps to Help You Save Money in College

According to College Board, the average cost of tuition and fees for college students in 2012 2013 was $8,655 for state residents at public colleges and $21,706 for out-of-state residents. And costs of private colleges rose to $29,056 on average … [Read more]

How to Conclude an Essay Exam in 5 Minutes

As an English major in college, I had my share of essay exams. I usually kept an eye on the clock when writing, but I’ve definitely had moments when I ran out of time. So here’s some advice from Harvard University on how to complete an essay when … [Read more]

Why You Should Talk to Yourself After Studying

The next time you finish studying, Id like for you to give yourself a 5 minute lecture on what you just read. Yeah, I know it sounds crazy, but just give it a try. You see, one way to help new ideas cement in your mind is to recite them back to … [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]

How to Write a Fascinating Thesis Statement

No professors or teaching assistants want to read a boring paper. They want to read a paper that engages them; a paper that is compelling and clearly articulated. So how do you write one of these papers? Well, the most important part of writing a … [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]

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]

Brain Teasers and Games to Stimulate Your Mind

If youre looking for a way to challenge your mind, here are some free brain games you can play: All Star Logic Puzzles A great assortment of logic puzzles to test your analytical skills. Archimedes Mind and Visual Puzzles Tons of math-based … [Read more]