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Wednesday, December 13, 2017
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Life skills you need to know: The almost-adult’s guide to adulting

Rate this article and enter to winHave you “adulted” today? If you’ve thrown in a load of laundry (and maybe even folded it afterward), run your own errand, or managed to clean your room...
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The 15-min brain-boosting study strategy that works

Rate this article and enter to winStudying much? You might be using the classic moves. You know—rewriting all your notes into one giant, never-ending, note; highlighting everything important; and my personal favorite, cramming everything...
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Ask the academic advisor: “What are some good strategies to get over writer’s block?”

—Amy, Fredericton, New Brunswick, CanadaHmmm…what can I say about writer’s block? Oh look, there are some funny cat videos I need to watch on YouTube.In all seriousness, writer’s block affects everyone who has ever...
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How to be really good at getting stuff done, according to science

Rate this article and enter to winAre you determined to quit procrastinating and be more productive this year? Even when you’re motivated, it can be tricky to stick with it—especially once your calendar fills...
Tuning in to how you learn: Can music help your grades?

Tuning in to how you learn: Can music help your grades?

Rate this article for a chance to winAre you studying for finals or completing your end-of-year projects? Got music? In a recent survey by Student Health 101, nearly 60 percent of students said that...
Major decisions: How not to stress about what to study in college

Major decisions: How not to stress about what to study in college

Rate this article and enter to winLucia, a junior from Boston, Massachusetts, has dreamed of becoming a robotics engineer since she was nine years old. “I’ve been taking classes in physics and computer science,...
Test better: How to remember that stuff you forget

Test better: How to remember that stuff you forget

 No matter how many hours I spent rereading physics principles, I couldn’t keep the equations straight. Like many students, I was going at it wrong. Reviewing course notes is the most popular study approach...
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Get creative: Lose yourself to find yourself

Rate this article and enter to winBetween barbecues and trips to the beach, you’ve probably got plenty of #goals for summer—but are creative projects on your schedule? If you’re not an artsy type, know...
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Should you do it yourself or call for backup? Take the quiz

Rate this article and enter to winYou’re smack-dab in the middle of your transition between the carefree days of childhood and that whole “adulting” thing. Along with prepping for the inevitable (e.g., college, career,...
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Ask the academic advisor: Writer’s block

“What are some good strategies to get over writer’s block?”—Amy, Fredericton, New BrunswickHmmm…what can I say about writer’s block? Oh look, there are some funny cat videos I need to watch on YouTube.In all...