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5 Things Every College Freshman Should Know

Lauren Galley | Posted 07.14.2016 | College
Lauren Galley

1. Time Is Money College is basically high school on steroids when it comes to managing your time. The first thing you should do after being accepted ...

5 Easy Ways to Revamp Your Study Routine

Chuck Cohn | Posted 07.11.2016 | Education
Chuck Cohn

Creating a study routine can be challenging. However, buckling down and following this routine for an entire semester can be even more challenging. Th...

Not Just Memorizing Memorizing: There is A Science Behind Effective Studying

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 06.29.2016 | College
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

Studying can be a huge part of most anyone's life. Whether you are a student, new employee, or taking a class for training, you know that studying is important. Don't waste your time by cramming it all in during one all-nighter, because you will only hurt yourself in the long run.

Working Out 4 Hours After Studying May Help Your Brain Remember Stuff

The Huffington Post | Bahar Gholipour | Posted 06.16.2016 | Science

Here’s your new study routine: Hit the books. Wait a little while. Then, hit the gym. New research suggests that physical exercise can help people r...

A College Tourist's City Guide to Rome

College Tourist | Posted 06.09.2016 | Travel
College Tourist

The College Tourist By: Laura Carolina Gingrich Guiding tips and advice to fully experience Rome, the "Eternal City". Rome is one of the most popul...

To Sleep Or To Party? The College Conundrum

Lucy Friedmann | Posted 04.13.2016 | College
Lucy Friedmann

For student-athletes, balancing partying, homework, and sleep can be a struggle.

5 Easy Ways To Make Sleep A Priority In College

Eryn Cooper | Posted 03.25.2016 | College
Eryn Cooper

1. Do not sign up for early morning classes.

Four Great Books To Read If You Want to Build Your Financial IQ

Paul Scolardi | Posted 02.19.2016 | Business
Paul Scolardi

No matter how you make money, or how you tend to invest your money, one of the best things you can do in order to find financial success is to arm you...

How I Built A Side Business While Studying Dentistry (And Scoring GPA 3.92)

Ahmed Safwan | Posted 01.27.2016 | Business
Ahmed Safwan

Studying, working and having no time to enjoy your life... Maintaining a high GPA nowadays is painful. Building a business to support yourself, and ...

What Successful Students Do Differently

Jessica Payette | Posted 01.25.2016 | Teen
Jessica Payette

My school introduced a new schedule this year. Which hasn't been a problem for me, but for many its effects have been detrimental. The-effects-of-Al...

5 Stock Study Habits of Successful Traders

Paul Scolardi | Posted 11.17.2015 | Business
Paul Scolardi

When it comes to becoming a successful stock trader, there is no replacement for taking the time, and putting in the effort to studying trading and learning how to become a well-versed investing professional.

How to Prepare for Your First Law School Exams

Nathan Salminen | Posted 11.12.2015 | College
Nathan Salminen

The most important thing is to realize that there is no easy way out. This is not a "work smarter, not harder" situation. How well you do on your exams is largely going to be a function of how much effort you put into grappling with the material.

The Surprising Science of Praise

Joel Peterson | Posted 08.19.2015 | Education
Joel Peterson

Reinforcing a child's success with praise is good for them, right? Well, maybe. But, it may depend on the praise that's given, and certain kinds of praise can actually do harm.

Gear Up for Your Freshman Year

Alex Lyman | Posted 08.11.2015 | College
Alex Lyman

If you're about to start your freshman year of college, you're likely having a lot of mixed feelings. The best way to channel your excitement and calm your anxiety is to go into college with a plan that will help you be successful in your academic studies, professional dreams, and personal life.

7 Tips for Incoming Freshmen

1,000 Dreams Fund | Posted 08.11.2015 | College
1,000 Dreams Fund

The beginning of freshman year can feel entirely overwhelming -- but it doesn't always have to be. Once you realize that everyone is just as nervous as you are, it's much easier to relax and take it all in.

The Big Problem With Grading Students On Class Participation

Quiet Revolution | Emily J. Klein and Meg Riordan | Posted 09.09.2015 | Healthy Living

This story is one of three that we’re featuring on the question of class participation. For other perspectives, see “Class Participation: Let’s ...

I Argued That Class Participation Was Necessary. Then I Heard From Introverts.

Quiet Revolution | Jessica Lahey | Posted 09.04.2015 | Healthy Living

This story is one of three that we’re featuring on the question of class participation. For other perspectives, see “Participation Penalizes Quiet...

How to Memorize Quotes, Poems, and Book Passages Verbatim

Quora | Posted 06.11.2016 | Education
Quora

This is the method that I use to remember information word-for-word. If you work with this method you will be able to remember any written information with ease. You can use it to remember quotes, poems, definitions or verses from religious text.

Five Ways to Become a Quick Learner

Quora | Posted 05.13.2016 | Education
Quora

I would consider myself a fairly quick learner in the sense that in my brief 24 years here on this planet called earth, I have "mastered" a variety of skills and crafts.

Of Course I'm Stressed, I'm In College

McKenna Bulkley | Posted 06.21.2015 | College
McKenna Bulkley

When my eye started twitching fairly consistently for about week, I was annoyed. I can't be talking to customers or writing an essay if my eye won't stop twitching. The doctor's orders were to "Get more sleep, drink less caffeine, and alleviate stress."

Get In, Get Info, Get Out: The Awesome Art Of Skimming

Uloop | Posted 05.26.2015 | College
Uloop

Whether you blatantly ignored the assignment the night before, had nine more to do or genuinely forgot, everyone has missed a reading assignment. The sheer volume of reading asked of college students is onerous and unrealistic.

The Best High School Hack for Students Wanting to Free Up Time

Quora | Posted 05.12.2015 | Education
Quora

I found that quite a bit of high school work could be completed during the school day. During my adolescence, I wanted to become a professional gamer. I was playing World of Warcraft at an extremely competitive level, and I was spending as much time as possible on my computer. In order for such a feat to occur, I needed all the free time I could find.

Understanding Test Anxiety and What We Can Do to Help Children

Rebecca Jackson | Posted 05.10.2015 | Education
Rebecca Jackson

A staggering 16-20% of students have high test anxiety, making it the most frequent academic impairment in our schools today Another 18% are troubled by moderately-high test anxiety. These students actually draw a "blank" or "freeze-up" during tests.

Forget What You've Learned About Learning

Karen Frankola | Posted 03.31.2015 | Education
Karen Frankola

Let's say you've just taken a training class on your company's new benefits program and you want to make sure you remember the key points. What's the better strategy?

Why Determination Matters More Than Smarts In Getting Ahead

Fast Company | Vivian Giang | Posted 12.08.2014 | World

If you are constantly told you’re a genius, how would it affect your work ethic? Would it make you work harder because you know your ability, or mak...