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5 Ways Tech Can Rescue Your Spring Semester (Coronavirus Edition)

COVID-19 forced your spring classes online. Now what? Try these high-tech tips to keep your grades (and spirits) up as you switch over.

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How to Get Course Hero for Free

Level up your study skills by scoring free Course Hero unlocks and accessing valuable study materials. Here’s how to do it.


5 Memorization Techniques for Exam Crunch Time

Getting ready for final exams? Keep these 5 memorization tips in mind as you maximize the effectiveness of your studying.


Night Owl U: Ranking Colleges with the Highest Share of After-Midnight Studying

Study or sleep? Find out where the night owls roost: Course Hero reveals the campuses where students are most likely to hit the books after midnight.

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Study Like Your Favorite Game of Thrones Characters

What does it take to nail your college finals? Mastering the same skills you need to claim the Iron Throne, say superfans Joselin Linder and Josie Rubio.


Course Hero’s March Madness Fan Face-Off

Which NCAA university has the biggest March Madness fans? See who's ditching the books to cheer on the home team.


Who Takes a Study Break on Fat Tuesday?

College students in New Orleans are 19x LESS LIKELY to be studying during Mardi Gras compared to all others


9 Ways to Save Money This Semester

Here are 9 things that might not come to mind when you think about budgeting for the semester—and some smart ways to reduce their costs.


4 Places to Snag Free Food During Finals

UCSB is a great place to study, and you can even score free eats during finals week. Here are 4 spots around campus to fuel up.


Think You Don’t Have Time to Vote? Think Again

It’s true: your one vote matters—now more than ever. Here are the basics on how to register, what’s at stake in 2018, and why the college vote is crucial.


11 College Grants and Scholarships You’ve Never Heard Of

Think you've already found and applied to every scholarship on the planet? The list of unusual tuition awards has some that might surprise you!


4 Fast and Healthy Breakfasts for Lasting Energy

What you eat first thing in the morning can impact your entire day. Here, 4 ideas for a tasty—and nutritious—breakfast of champions.

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How to Take Notes in College (Infographic)

Taking notes in class? Writing with a pen or pencil has a different effect on your brain than typing on your laptop. Find out why & what's best.


6 Tips to Conquer Exam Anxiety

The end of the semester is almost here... are you freaked out by upcoming finals? Here, 6 exam-anxiety tips to calm your mind, now and on test day.


5 Ways to Make College More Affordable

If you're feeling the pinch of trying to keep up with your friends and still afford books for next semester, try these tips to make campus life more affordable.


Why All-Nighters Don’t Work: Could You Be Sabotaging Yourself?

Staying awake all night doesn't actually help you—and might end up causing more problems in the long run. Here's what you need to know.


7 Tips to Throw the Best Friendsgiving Ever

Can't make it home for Thanksgiving? Here, find out how to plan an epic Friendsgiving and enjoy the holiday even when away from family.


The 5 Secrets to Winning College Scholarships

With a little planning, it's possible to increase your odds of winning multiple scholarships, which can cover a large portion of your tuition bills.


How to Cook Easy (and Healthy) Meals in College

Just because you're in school doesn't mean you have to eat junk. Avoid spending a ton on fast food and try these simple meal ideas instead.

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Making the Most of Studying Abroad

Getting ready to study abroad? Here, a few ways to strike the right balance between playing tourist and keeping your GPA afloat.


INFOGRAPHIC: The ROI of Studying Abroad

Studying abroad can be costly... but is it worth it? In this infographic, we examine the potential return on investment by the numbers.

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