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Skills You Need When Preparing for the Real World

The last year in college involves celebration and anticipation. You’re about to earn a degree, but at the same time, you’re facing the working world and are tasked with starting a career. If the last four or so years were difficult, remember that their whole purpose has been to prepare you for life after school. As you’re about to graduate, it’s time to evaluate: Are you ready for the real world? More...

Back in Action: Recovering from Winter Break

Coming back to school after winter break can be tricky — one day you’re opening presents at mom and dad’s house; the next, you’re back in the dorms going through new syllabi. However, just as a new semester represents new challenges, it also represents new opportunities. Instead of feeling down in the dumps about going back to school, use a new semester as a motivator to implement more effective study habits and improved study skills. With a little strategy and planning, you could make this semester the one where you’re more focused, better motivated and more productive than you’ve ever been. Here’s how: More...

5 Tips to Be More Productive This Semester

It doesn’t matter if it’s your first year in college or your last, facing a new semester means facing a whole new set of demands and responsibilities — and, if you’re like a lot of college students, that can be pretty overwhelming. However, the good news is, you can take charge of your current workload by practicing smart and savvy time management in college coursework. More...

Improve Your Study Habits by Understanding How You Learn

Improve study habits and grades by understanding how you learn. Did you know there are three learning styles? Once you know which one applies to you, devise a learning style test or learning style quiz to aid in studying. You will get more answers correct on these self-devised tests, and will therefore perform better in class. More...

Lights! Camera! Action!

 

I was lucky enough to be chosen to record TextbookRush informational videos. Any Oscar awards coming my way? Seriously though, I was picked because I’ve worked at TextbookRush since I graduated college.  I’m very familiar with every process in the company.  Additionally, I’m very proud of our 20 years in the book biz.  I’m currently in the Marketing Department (Marketing Manager to be exact).  You can find me all over the TextbookRush Facebook page, Twitter account, Instagram profile and Pinterest page.  I guess you can say I’m a social media junkie.More...