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Category: Academics

Finals time it is. Pass or pass not. . . there is no try. 0

Finals Time It Is

I am pulling out my nerd card today. The memorable moments of the “Star Wars” series are countless, as are the inspirational quotes from the characters and their creator. Enjoy them, use them in...

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Recovering From the Verge of Failing

This post is part 2 of 2 in the Failure series: If you are getting back assignment after assignment, quiz after quiz and test after test with failing grades, you may be on the...

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Dealing With Failure

This post is part 1 of 2 in the Failure series: In college, everything is a lot harder than high school. Even the simplest assignment could have you throwing in the towel. But working...

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No Online Classes For Me, Please

I know a lot of students take online classes and they do very well. Some people even earn their entire degree online. But that’s never going to be me. If you’re trying to decide...


Surviving Group Projects

This post is part 1 of 3 in the Group Projects series: Group projects are something you simply can’t avoid in college. It doesn’t matter what you major in or what classes you take,...