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Now that spring break has come to an end, this week marks the beginning of a new unit in most classes. This is a great time to beef (or seitan) up your approach to learning and reviewing your course material.  The most direct way to monitor your comprehension is to practice effective note-taking–or as I […]

Using a planner is a great way to keep track of your responsibilities. It reminds you what needs to be done while also providing a tangible representation of your progress.  There is one caveat, however. You must actually use it for it to work! The following list is a collection of tips to make using […]

Phew! Made it through day one. Give yourselves a pat on the back. (Unless you are still in a lab or late class–hang in there guys!) As you can probably already tell, things get going fast in college. On just the first day we already start hearing about quizes, midterms and writing assignments.  The flood […]