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20 things college students say they wish they’d known sooner

Students share 20 things they wish they'd known before starting college.
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8 strategies to get you out of a studying rut

How to develop a study plan that involves techniques best suited to individual learning styles.
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4 keys to studying for finals

These four tips will help you through finals.
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Turn stress into strategies: How to kill it at your interview

So you have an interview for a dream job or internship—score! Now what?
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10 test tips: How to remember that stuff you forget

Do you study your brains out, only to forget everything when the test rolls around? Try these effective studying strategies, proven by science to help you remember stuff.
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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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The no-burnout guide to busy

Rate this article and enter to winWe all start the semester 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 internship, job, or classroom 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, an on-campus research opportunity, and...