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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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What do professors expect from you?

Rate this article and enter to winAs a student, there are many people with whom you may interact: advisors, classmates, study group members, family, supervisors… and one that is oft left off the list:...
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Mind your mind: A mindful solution to the procrastination problem

Q: Procrastination is killing me. I just can’t get started with my work. I even put off asking this question. Can mindfulness help?A: Procrastination is a clever strategy for avoiding discomfort. Often, the thought...
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Can’t say no?: 8 ways to take back your time

Rate this article and enter to winFeeling overwhelmed has become an integral part of the college experience. Why is it so tempting to take on more than we can reasonably manage? Saying “no” is...
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No stove? No problem! Simple meal solutions

Rate this article and enter to winConstructing healthy meals can be simple with some affordable ingredients and a few basic tools. Whether you throw things together with the first ingredients you find or are...
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Recharge & refocus: Ways to make time for yourself

Rate this article and enter to winAs a student, free time is fleeting, especially if your to-do list includes taking care of others and/or performing at least competently at work. In a recent Student...
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Turn off the tech

Rate this article and enter to winTechnology is great in the way that it makes a big world small, but it has also changed the way we communicate with one another.Turn On Your BrainExcessive...
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How to stop procrastinating tomorrow

Hold on—I gotta check Facebook just one more time before I finish this sentence. OK, I’m back. So! Procrastination: It’s bad.Most of us want to be efficient, but time after time we find the...
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How to manage anxiety for any assignment

Rate this article and enter to winExams, presentations, and final papers may come with intense emotions, especially if they collide with other obligations at work or at home. According to Dr. Ian Connole, a...
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Independent studies: Getting support along the way

Rate this article and enter to winDo you feel like a satellite adrift in space? Has your closest companion become a pipette or do you barely remember your school logo until you log into...