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]

How to Save Time in School

Here are some easy ways to help you save time – and stay more productive when the Spring semester begins: Get up 30 minutes early. By simply waking up 30 minutes earlier, you’re giving yourself time in the morning to accomplish some tasks … [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]

Collaborate on School Projects with Stixy.com

Alright, so another online collaboration website started up. Yep, another one. This one is called Stixy. Stixy.com is an online bulletin board that allows you to post your notes, word docs, and photos all on one page. You can do the same things … [Read more]

Text Message Your Food Order to CampusFood.com

We just found out that CampusFood.com is allowing students to place orders for food via text and SMS messages (TXT/SMS). So if youre ever sitting in class and feel like placing an order, you can text your favorite restaurant right from your phone . … [Read more]

UC Berkeley Offers Free Classes Online

We just found out that UC Berkeley launched webcasts of hundreds of class lectures. Yep, that means you can watch video courses in a variety of different subjects. Some of their free online classes include: astronomy, biology, physics, psychology, … [Read more]

How to Get a Great Recommendation Letter

Most graduate schools want you to have at least two letters of recommendation. The typical strategy is to submit a recommendation from a boss (who can discuss your leadership qualities and character), and a professor (who can discuss your … [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]

Where to Find Online Tutors

Summer is a great opportunity to get some extra tutoring in subjects that you might need a little help in. Here are a variety of places you can visit online to get tutoring without leaving your computer: Smart Thinking Topics: Accounting, … [Read more]

Where to Find a Librarian 24/7

If you ever have any research trouble, you should seriously consider contacting a librarian. They can cut your research time in half - and help you find exactly what you need. And you never need to visit a library to talk with them. Simply chat … [Read more]