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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,...

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Participation? You Get Points For That

If I told you that it is possible to easily add points to your final grade, no matter what your class, would you believe me? You should because it is possible. It’s a little thing...

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Take Some Student Shortcuts

To me, taking shortcuts has always sounded like cheating. But during my career as a student I have come to realize that taking smart shortcuts can help you save time and be more effective. Here are some suggestions that...

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Better Late Than Cliché

A counselor told me once upon a time that my prized punctuality was just a reflection of my controlling nature. Yes, she called me a control freak. I had thought of it as a...