To Cram or Not to Cram?

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Yikes! You have a test coming up and you haven’t been as diligent about studying as you should have been. You plan to buy some super-caffeinated beverages, down some sugary snacks, and stay up all night dumping information into your brain. But is cramming really the best way to prepare for that exam? Embed from… Read more »

5 Ways to Boost Your Memory

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Final exams create a whirlwind of activity as they send students into last-minute study groups and cramming frenzies. The problem, of course, is that each of your professors expects you to memorize a formidable list of facts and concepts and to be able to apply them under pressure. If you’re hoping to boost your memory… Read more »

One More Hurdle: The Final Research Paper

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The final research paper for a class might make up a large portion of your courseĀ grade, so it’s vital that you produce something you can be proud of. Writing a research paper is tough, however, so we’ve put together a brief guide on how to get through the process. Embed from Getty Images Start Early… Read more »

Why Volunteering Regularly Is Great

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Remember that one time you volunteered? You were probably busy all day and when you were done, you were exhausted but you felt great. You might not think there’s room in your schedule to make volunteering a regular part of your life, but there are some reasons you should try to squeeze it into your… Read more »

Senior-Year Checklist

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Your impending graduation might fill you with a mixture of excitement and dread. You're excited because all of your hard work is about to pay off, but you might feel a little trepidation because you're not sure how to prepare for what happens next. Use this checklist to ease your stress so you can focus… Read more »