http://d3srkhfokg8sj0.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/549/155891.jpg
Prescription pills

The study drug debate: Do they create an academic advantage?

Rate this article and enter to winThe non-prescription use of stimulant drugs, such as Adderall® and Ritalin®, appears to be on the rise. You might hear them nicknamed “study drugs” or “brain steroids,” and...
Student studying

Ask a pharmacologist: Can I take something to boost my brain?

Rate this article and enter to winAssignments accumulating? Exams coming up? Responsibilties increasing? Halfway through this semester, you may be wondering how you’ll make it all happen. As a pharmacologist who works with students,...
student sleeping

The no-burnout guide to busy

Rate this article and enter to winWe all start the term with noble intentions and big ideas about self-discipline—yet within weeks, many of us are pleading for extra time on assignments or skipping sleep...
Happy couple

Change happens: How to maintain relationships while in school

Rate this article and enter to winRestaurant reservation: check. Graphing calculator: check. Stuffed toy: check. When you’re an adult student, there is a lot to balance. Whether you’re single or in a relationship, have...
resilient student

How to hang in there when it feels like too much

Rate this article and enter to winYour years as a student can be some of the best of your life. They can also be the most stressful. Is it worth it? Yes. Now more...
Female student taking a test

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...
Backpack

Chill out, don’t bug out: Your best ways to prep for stress

Rate this article and enter to winYou’re dealing with an epic family saga, your dissertation proposal isn’t going to write itself, and the town hall meeting lasted forever because the phantom trash-can thief is...
Ideal study space

Organize your study space to maximize your time

Rate this article and enter to winYou’re ready to study, for real this time. You sit at your desk and rub the ache at the back of your neck. Your phone chirps. Your friend...
Man doing homework

The job prob: How to make your electives matter

Rate this article and enter to winWhether you’re in law school or getting your associate degree at a local community college, picking your electives can be stressful. When choosing your supplemental courses, you’re likely...
Woman studying

5 study methods that actually work

Rate this article and enter to winThere are as many study strategies as there are students, but perhaps you’ve mainly stuck to the basics, like flash cards and taking copious notes. Since retaining and...