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10 test tips: How to remember that stuff you forget

Rate this article and enter to winNo matter how many hours I spent rereading physics principles, I couldn’t keep the equations straight. Like many students, I was going at it wrong. Reviewing course notes...
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Ask the professor: How do you write a good thesis statement?

“How do you write a good thesis statement?”—Lauren H., Trent University, OntarioThis is a great question. I’ve been teaching college writing for almost 20 years and have read a lot of essays that haven’t...
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20 things we wish we’d known sooner

Rate this article and enter to winSH101 asked more than 2,000 students what they learned the hard way. Check out their recurring themes and highlights — so you can have it easier. Family, school,...
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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...
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Communicate like a pro

Professional communication skills are for everyone. Interacting with others in an academic or professional setting is different from hanging out with family and friends. Here are some tips to improve your professional communication. While...
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Know your networking needs

The richest people in the world look for networks, and everyone else looks for work—or so it’s been said. Networking can help you find a job, a leadership position, a research opportunity, and more....
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Optimize your idle time: Tips for making the most of your commute

Rate this article and enter to winWhether you want to get school work done, catch up with friends and family, or just need to take a breather after a long day, here are some...
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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...
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5 tips for conquering tough interviews

Rate this article and enter to winHow do you present yourself when interviewing? This is a very important question, one to ask yourself way before you’re actually face to face with a potential employer....