Productivity

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8 Ways To Improve Your Memory

Of all the tools in a student’s mental toolbox, memory is one of the most used… and least improved. Think about it. You’ve practiced reading and writing, but when was the last time you took a class on memory. Thankfully, you don’t need a class to improve your memory – just a couple of new … Read More >

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Steal this productivity secret to make studying less painful

As Julien Smith explains in his excellent book, we all have basic instincts to protect against certain dangers. When a baby stops themselves from falling or an adult hits the brakes to avoid a potential accident, this impulse, or flinch, helps us intuitively avoid injury. Like many things, this flinch can be both a friend … Read More >

11 Food Hacks: A Cheat Sheet For Busy College Students

As an enterprising college student, you probably aren’t that eager to spend hours of your precious time preparing gourmet meals. At the same time, however, you know that fast food is dangerous for both your budget and your productivity. Happily, this is not a true catch-22. By using the following food hacks, you can make … Read More >

7 Ways To Maximize Productivity In College

College is an exciting time filled with opportunity, but it also brings an almost overwhelming number of challenges to productivity. Making your own food, working with roommates, passing classes, and often working a part-time job result in plummeting productivity for many students. You can save yourself time and stress by applying these ideas to your … Read More >

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Warning: Do You Have These 6 Traits Employers Want?

With unemployment rates depressingly high even for college graduates, what can a student or job seeker do to stand out? Thankfully, even while the job market is filled with people looking for good opportunities, many employers are actually having trouble finding people they want to hire. While college degrees certainly establish a basic level of … Read More >