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Chart your course: Using your syllabus to plan ahead

Chart your course: Using your syllabus to plan ahead

Rate this article and enter to winCross-country road trips can be a blast, but without a good GPS or road map to guide you through parts unknown, you could easily find yourself lost in...
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Start smart: Transition tips for the school year from a student and a counselor

Rate this article and enter to winStudent perspectiveMaria Yagoda graduated from Yale in 2012. Her work has appeared in Jezebel, The New York Times online, Al Jazeera America, and The Philadelphia Inquirer.Will I make...
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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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Get your academic act together: Mind tricks for meeting your deadlines

Rate this article and enter to winAre unfinished assignments threatening to blow up your social life and mangle your peace of mind? Wondering what happened to your deadline discipline?Staying on top of our workload...
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Ask a pharmacologist: Can I take something to boost my brain?

Rate this article and enter to winAssignments accumulating? Exams coming up? Halfway through this semester, you may be wondering how you’ll make it all happen. As a pharmacologist on a large campus, I routinely...
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Beat the stress before your test

Rate this article and enter to winThere is a famous scene in the movie Summer School where a group of students is about to take a test. One classmate lets out a blood-curdling scream and says,...
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Room to study: Creating space to concentrate

Rate this article and enter to winWhile school has just started, it’s not too soon to start creating a study space that will maximize your ability to concentrate. Studying more often isn’t the only...
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How to remember what you learn

Rate this article and enter to winAnyone who has taken an exam has likely reached into their memory for that moment when the professor explained a crucial point, and found…nothing. That stuff isn’t necessarily...
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How to hang in there when it feels like too much

Rate this article and enter to winSome call college the best time of your life. It can also be the most stressful. Is it worth it? Yes. Now more than ever, you need a...
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Fitness for focus: How to power up your brain

Rate this article and enter to winIf an exam or assignment deadline is too close for comfort and your study session has become a brutal slog, you may feel you don’t have time for...