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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...

5 Study Tips for College Freshmen

Did you ace quizzes by memorizing answers in high school? Did you stand out from the crowd because you knew all the elements of the periodic table by heart? College is often a shock for standout students because they become small fish in a much bigger pond. High school was likely easier to breeze through, even if you missed class or fudged an answer every now and then. In college, the competition is heightened, and professors recognize students who develop good work ethics and study habits. You can stay ahead of the crowd — and develop more efficient and lasting study habits — with these easy tips and resources. More...

How to Choose the Right Summer Job as a College Student

Whether you head home or stick around campus when school lets out for the summer, one thing’s for sure: now is the perfect time to get a summer job. Not only can a summer job help you save money for the upcoming school year — to go toward tuition, room and board, or even buying textbooks online— but also, it can set you up with valuable experience in your chosen career path. If you’re a pre-law major, working for a local law firm during summer breaks is a great way to step into the field, for example. If you’re an English education major, tutoring students shows you’re passionate about your intended career. More...

How to Transition from Living on Your Own to Living with Your Parents for the Summer

 

Now that you have at least a full year of college under your belt, you probably are feeling a lot more independent and self-reliant. You have learned how to manage your work, studies and friends. But now you are moving back into your parents’ house for the summer and that is a whole new challenge in and of itself. More...