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Sunday, January 21, 2018
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Ask the academic advisor: Motivation for starting an assignment

“What are your tips for getting motivated to start an assignment?”—Jamie, Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaJamie,If you only knew how long I procrastinated before answering this question, you would realize that we all have trouble getting motivated....
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Student spotlight: Josephine

Josephine, sophomore, Boston, MassachusettsThe best thing I’ve learned in Student Health 101 so far is…The fact that there are so many students out there who have my same fears and difficulties, and if we...
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Ask the academic advisor: “What are some good strategies to get over writer’s block?”

—Amy, Fredericton, New Brunswick, CanadaHmmm…what can I say about writer’s block? Oh look, there are some funny cat videos I need to watch on YouTube.In all seriousness, writer’s block affects everyone who has ever...
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Student spotlight: Hannah

Hannah, freshman, New River, ArizonaThe best thing I’ve learned in Student Health 101 so far isThe best thing I have learned so far is about the effects of using drugs. I also learned how to...
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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 a lot of notes. Since...
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Get creative: Lose yourself to find yourself

Rate this article and enter to winBetween barbecues and trips to the beach, you’ve probably got plenty of #goals for summer—but are creative projects on your schedule? If you’re not an artsy type, know...
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Beat the stress before your test

Rate this article and enter to winSummer is almost here (yay!), which means that test season is fast approaching (ugh). Looming tests and assignments can cause major anxiety, but there are easy ways to...
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Ask the college student: Can choosing a major truly determine one’s future?

“Can choosing a major truly determine one’s future?”—Shania, senior, Brooklyn, New YorkShania,Your major won’t necessarily match what your future profession will be. No matter what you choose to study, you’ll learn a lot during...
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Test better How to own the SAT or ACT

Rate this article and enter to winDo you wake up in a cold sweat reciting vocab words and racking your brain to remember the details of the Pythagorean theorem? You must be studying for...
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Organize your study space to maximize your time

Rate this article and enter to winYou’re ready to study—for real this time. You sit at your desk and rub the ache at the back of your neck. Your phone chirps; your friend sent...