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Friday, January 19, 2018
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Quizlet App

Apps + podcasts we love: Quizlet

Martin, San Bernardino, California“Not going to lie, I usually don’t want to study for my classes. That may have something to do with Netflix and YouTube being readily available, but either way, with Quizlet,...
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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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Ask the academic advisor: “I’m trying to figure out what the best study method...

—Tanner*, Camarillo, California (*Name changed)I’m so glad you asked this question because it gives me an opportunity to address the process of choosing effective study strategies. In the spirit of education, let me begin with...
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Apps + podcasts we love: myHomework

Fiona, senior,Simsbury, Connecticut “Have you ever experienced those moments of panic as you flip through pages of scribbled notes to make sure you didn’t overlook any assignments? With myHomework, a tech-based, cross-platform student planner, all...
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How to be really good at getting stuff done, according to science

Rate this article and enter to winAre you determined to quit procrastinating and be more productive this year? Even when you’re motivated, it can be tricky to stick with it—especially once your calendar fills...
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Ask the doc: Is there anything I can do to prevent falling asleep in...

"Is there anything I can do to prevent falling asleep in class or while studying?" —Larry, University Park, Pennsylvania Short answer: Yes.Longer answer: For some background, there are two common causes for the phenomenon...
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Ask the academic advisor: How do I go about choosing a major or minor...

"How do I go about choosing a major or minor for college?"—Taylor*, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada*Name changedChoosing a major for college can be a joyous occasion (Hey, I found my life’s calling!)...
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...
Ask the academic advisor: “I’m easily distracted. How can I get myself to focus when studying?”

Ask the academic advisor: “I’m easily distracted. How can I get myself to focus...

“I’m easily distracted. How can I get myself to focus when studying?”—Jordan*, Grand Forks, North DakotaAs I write this response, I’m listening to a radio station, checking Facebook (for the news, really), and monitoring...
Sleep science: What we know, what we don’t, and why it matters

Sleep science: What we know, what we don’t, and why it matters

Rate this article and enter to win“Basically everything you do, you do better with a good night’s sleep,” says Dr. Michael Breus, a clinical psychologist and fellow of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine....