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Saturday, November 18, 2017
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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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Cherish your sleep: How to take back the night

Rate this article and enter to winStudents adore and crave sleep. When we asked you what you’d love to be doing right now, sleeping ranked second—behind only “being with someone I love,” and ahead...
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Student Spotlight: Annie

AnnieAnnie is a senior from Boston, Massachusetts. She’s president of the Boston Latin Community Development Corps, fellow of the Deitch Leadership Institute Fellowship, and a violinist.“Hopefully I’ll be working in the State Department and...
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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...
Back to school blues? Find out how to have the best year ever

Back to school blues? Find out how to have the best year ever

Rate this article and enter to winIt’s not easy to transition from a laid-back summer routine to a packed fall schedule. But the start of the school year is the perfect time to tweak...
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Ask the college student: How do you stay social in college without drinking, partying,...

“How do you stay social in college without drinking, partying, or losing study time?”—Taylor, sophomore, Indianapolis, IndianaThere are a lot of ways to meet people and be social without drinking and hurting your study...
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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...