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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 >

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 >

How Could Students Lighten Their Class Load This Fall?

Many students are in the midst of registering for classes. They are looking at their schedules and trying to make sure they can line up their 3-6 classes this semester in the order and on the days they would like. I went through the same routine each semester I took classes at a local college … Read More >