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Motivation fail?: 6 ways to fix it

Rate this article and enter to winDo you hit the snooze button time after time? Or start your assignments the night before they’re due? We all have habits we’d be happy to kick. One...
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The job prob: How career services can help right now

Rate this article and enter to winYou understand the importance of locating your classes and the best coffeehouse—but where’s your college career center? If you don’t know, go find it. There’s more happening there...
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Get your academic act together: Mind tricks for meeting your deadlines

Rate this article and enter to winAre unfinished assignments threatening to blow up your social life and mangle your peace of mind? Wondering what happened to your deadline discipline?Staying on top of our workload...
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How to stop procrastinating tomorrow

Hold on—I gotta check Facebook just one more time before I finish this sentence. OK, I’m back. So! Procrastination: It’s bad.Most of us want to be efficient, but time after time we find the...
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Start smart: Transition tips for the school year from a student and a counselor

Rate this article and enter to winStudent perspectiveMaria Yagoda graduated from Yale in 2012. Her work has appeared in Jezebel, The New York Times online, Al Jazeera America, and The Philadelphia Inquirer.Will I make...
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Beyond the books: Discover all your library has to offer

Rate this article and enter to winMost college students use their library as a space for quiet work, as well as to find research materials. An evaluation of academic library usage in Colorado found...
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Take control of your to-do list: Find the time management tactics that fit your...

Rate this article and enter to winStudents who carry college success into the real world are superheroes of scheduling, organizing—and perhaps most importantly—managing time. Want to find your time-management superpowers? The key is to...
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Commit to your future: How exploring your interests can help you reach Your goals

Rate this article and enter to winIf you’re ready to jump into extracurricular activities, you might want to slow down first. By doing some research and refining your activities list, you’ll be able to...
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How to manage anxiety for any assignment

Rate this article and enter to winExams, presentations, and final papers may come with intense emotions. According to Dr. Ian Connole, a counselor at Colgate University in Hamilton, New York, “The weeks around finals...
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Going beyond pen and paper: How to enhance your note-taking techniques

Rate this article and enter to winWhen it comes to getting the most out of your seminars and lectures, there’s nothing more crucial to your ability to retain information and learn effectively than good,...