GroupMe: Kick ass group project tool! [vid]

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We’ve all tried, time and time again, to get a study group or group project together. In my experience, it’s a lot email, phone, and Facebook exchanging that result often in one or two barely populated meetings.These meetings are usually comprised of a lot of waiting for people to arrive and excuses as to why people have to leave. No more lonely group project meetings! But don’t despair things are about to… Read More

How To Get Better Grades By Using Social Media [Infographic]

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Who says Social Media can’t help students get better grades in school? In fact, Master in Education posted an infographic showing that students who use social media acquire better grades in school. The reason? Because they tend to create study groups without the need of encouragement from their instructors. More over, students who use social media finds a way on how to discuss and relate to issues in and out of their… Read More

How To Get More Out Of Google [Infographic]

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The great minds at Hack College have created a simple break down of the best ways to use Google– perhaps you’ve heard of it. It’s just this little search engine founded by two PhD. candidates while they were attending Stanford University.  It basically is able to locate anything ever created on the world-wide web. I encourage you to check it out, if you haven’t already used it. I also urge you to… Read More

7 To-Do List Tips That Will Change Your Life

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To-Do Lists are the only thing keeping me sane throughout crazy semesters full of nightly reading, papers, tests, and projects. Now that I’m going on my fourth year as a college undergraduate student, I’ve learned what things make a To-Do List helpful rather than a list that can actually be a hindrance to progress.

How To Ace An In Class Essay

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THREE HOURS. ONE ESSAY PROMPT… ON TWELVE NOVELS. Probably one of the more extreme examples of an English final examination that I have had to take. Sounds insane, but with a certain mindset and a decent amount of preparation beforehand, essay exams are actually not that bad. As a literature major, I get a lot more written midterms and finals. I have not encountered scantrons and multiple choice exams in a while…. Read More

Dos and Don’ts of Doing Work at a Coffee Shop

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When you’re working on huge paper or studying for that insane midterm, sometimes you need to put yourself in a new environment in order to stimulate your brain cells. I usually go to the library for peace and quiet, but there is a growing trend of students venturing off campus to local coffee shops to do their work. This seems like a pretty good deal. You camp out at your favorite table,… Read More

9 Tips Every College Student Should Know

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Whether you’re a know-it -all or a nimrod, here are a few tips every college student should know.