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Category: Studying and Homework

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Handling Summer School Stress

Meet my Shar-pei, Shirley Pearl. Just look at that relaxed girl. Shirley is willing to give free style advice. Do you begin the summer semester feeling and looking refreshed and sharp? As the grueling...

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Surviving Dead Week

This time of year, two words are heard that are dreaded by every student and whispered in fear: dead week. That is the last week of classes before finals. The name alone can spark...

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Read Like You Mean It

Back when I was young and still played sports, a baseball coach told us our goal each day was to “practice like we mean it.” The idea, and it’s a cliché we’ve all heard...

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Alternative Studying Methods

It’s time to stop mindlessly skimming through your textbook and struggling to make sense of your class notes. As a transfer student from a junior college into a university, I didn’t really have an approach...

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Organizing For College Success

At the beginning of a new semester, you may see students walking and visiting with old friends, calm and innocently thinking about how they are going to tackle their classes. Don’t get me wrong,...