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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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Real vs. Fake News: How to Find Credible, Accurate Sources for Your Assignments

Whether you’ve planned well or procrastinated till the last minute, here’s a librarian-approved, er, cheat sheet for sourcing college papers and projects.

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Study Music: Smart Move or Self-Sabotage?

Many students listen to music while studying, to improve their focus. Other people (like your mom) say it’s a distraction. Here’s how science sees it.

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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.

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5 Unexpected Study Spaces to Help You Focus

Ready for a change of scene? Consider these five unconventional study locations. You'll be surprised at how a new space can help you focus!

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10 Ways to Get More Out of Office Hours

Your teachers are happy to meet with you! Just be sure you're doing your part to ensure a productive conversation.

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7 Bad Habits That Are Killing Your Productivity

Are you unconsciously sabotaging your productivity? By eliminating these 7 nasty habits, you’ll clear your mind and free up your time to take on the day!

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Not Taking Practice Tests? Here’s Why You Should

Research shows this often overlooked study method can help turn passively absorbed information into true understanding. Here's why it works.

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The 5 Best Note-Taking Methods

To get you off on the right foot this semester: a crash course on how to take great notes. (Because … learning by osmosis doesn’t work.)

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How to Study for a Test in College: STEM Practice Problems

The more often you ask your brain to recall information you’ve learned, the better you’ll retain it. That’s the simple beauty of practice tests.

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Are Some Study Snacks Rude?

You’ve grabbed some grub on your way out the door so you don’t starve between classes. All good. Just make sure your snacks don’t drive other students crazy.

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Can You Study Too Much?

Of course you need to study enough so that you don’t bomb on your finals. But cramming for too long can kind of fry your brain. Here’s why.

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5 Time Management Tips for STEM Students

Cramming is never a good study technique—especially for STEM courses, where the information is complex. We’re calling time-out! Here’s a better plan.

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Study Tips for STEM Classes: Active Reading

STEM classes are tough, that’s for sure. But the right set of study skills can help you master the course material. Here’s how to do it.

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About the English Language

Need a fun study break? Take a "moment" to discover a few facts about the English language that may surprise you. (That's 90 seconds, by the way...)

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Learn How to Focus (on Homework and Everything Else)

Multitasking may be in your DNA, but deep learning requires your undivided attention. Here are the habits you should develop to strengthen your focus.

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