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Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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The 15-min brain-boosting study strategy that works

Rate this article and enter to winStudying much? You might be using the classic moves. You know—rewriting all your notes into one giant, never-ending, note; highlighting everything important; and my personal favorite, cramming everything...
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Feeling the pressure to be perfect? 4 ways to push back

Rate this article and enter to winBeing a person can be complicated. Being a perfectionistic person can be even more complicated. Those standards of yours? They’re so high you can’t see the top of...
Tuning in to how you learn: Can music help your grades?

Tuning in to how you learn: Can music help your grades?

Rate this article for a chance to winAre you studying for finals or completing your end-of-year projects? Got music? In a recent survey by Student Health 101, nearly 60 percent of students said that...
Motivation validation: Who and what are you here for?

Motivation validation: Who and what are you here for?

Rate this article and enter to winWhy do the assignment, anyway? Why we’re doing whatever thing is a question to ask yourself at certain points in life. If your choices don’t seem to be...
It’s worth starting early: Your low-stress plan for college prep

It’s worth starting early: Your low-stress plan for college prep

Rate this article and enter to winIt’s never too early to start thinking about college, especially if you’ve been putting it off (we’re looking at you, juniors). We get it—it’s overwhelming, maybe even ridiculous-sounding...
Ask the doc: Can drinking alcohol impair my ability to learn?

Ask the doc: Can drinking alcohol impair my ability to learn?

“Can drinking alcohol impair my ability to learn?” —Taylor, Portland State University, OregonYes, in ways both large and small. Are there students who drink from time to time and still manage to do well...
Ask the academic advisor: How can you stop feeling like a bad week in classes means you are stupid or talentless?

Ask the academic advisor: How can you stop feeling like a bad week in...

—Tony*, Lowell, Massachusetts Oh, boy, there are times that I have bad days when I feel as though I’m not the smartest person on the planet. It usually happens when I’m teaching and make a...
Desirable habits: Systems for your self-transformation

Desirable habits: Systems for your self-transformation

 A brand-new school year, a brand-new you. Sound familiar? Many of us started the school year with high achievements in mind (make straight A’s, quit the sugar habit, finally run that half marathon) only...
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Ask the academic advisor: Handling unfair teachers

“If a teacher is being unfair to you when it comes to passing or failing their class, who do you talk to about it?”—Alejandra, Hammond, IndianaFrom my experience as a student (yes, I am...
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3 steps to bounce back from an academic setback

Rate this article and enter to winSometimes grades don’t come out as planned. What can you do if you receive a less-than-ideal grade? The first step is to recognize that it’s okay.Acknowledge the situationReceiving...