Monthly Archives: July 2017

Write Better Papers—A Big Picture View

In some classes, papers are high stakes—a single paper could make up 40% of your grade. In classes where the majority of your grade is determined by papers, you need to step back and develop a plan of attack. This … Continue reading

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Exercise for Academic Success

Are you one of those people who would get more exercise if you did not have to spend so much time studying? Well read on, because I have some good news for you. Exercise improves brain function, and scientists are … Continue reading

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The best study method for introductory level classes

The first test or first exam (I use the terms interchangeably) is coming up in a few days. If you are like most students, you will put in several hours studying. You will read the book, read over your notes, … Continue reading

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Five Skills New Graduates Need, and How to Get Them

Imagine waking up the next day after your graduation. You are feeling accomplished. You worked long and hard to reach your goal, and you have arrived. And you are ready for the pay-off. After all, a college degree means you … Continue reading

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