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Reading is the new Vocabulary

Schoolwork & Studying

Now that the tests are over students never need study vocabulary again, right? Well, not exactly.

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The Follow Through

Life Skills Schoolwork & Studying

Following through will help you continue the narrative you’ve conveyed in your applications and also establish habits you’ll find useful for a lifetime.

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We cannot stop many of these adolescent rites of passage, but we can determine how we will prepare for them in the future and how we will respond when they do occur.

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The key to successfully navigating your upcoming midterms is to go into them with both the right attitude and the right preparation.

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Study Skills to Break the Vicious Cycle

Schoolwork & Studying

Feeling stuck in a cycle of working too hard, not getting enough sleep, and falling behind? Consider the idea that you should be working smarter, not harder. Efficient studying requires you to plan effectively, genuinely engage with the material, and challenge how you’re thinking about what you’re learning. Here are a few ideas for you to incorporate into your own study habits.

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Time management strategies that work, even for the most disorganized among us.

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Starting things is hard. I’ve devoted way more creative energy over the years to excusing why I haven’t started projects than I have to starting them. “Statistically speaking,” says John Mulaney, “it is 100% easier not to do a thing, than to do a thing.”

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What motivates us is shaped by all the various experiences that shape who we, so when it comes to persevering through ambivalence, uncertainty, and inner resistance, there are few shortcuts to genuine self-knowledge.

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Some students worry about whether their decision about their undergraduate major will have future consequences and affect opportunities for graduate school or job and career.

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The start of the school year is a roller coaster of emotions. There are new school supplies and old friends, new classes and the same old homework. But for most students there is a moment sometime in the first month of school when they look at a clock to see how much time is left in class... and realize they have 9 more months of this.