10 Ways to Fight Test Anxiety—and Win!

Ugh, tests. Taking them is a part of school life, but the test anxiety is real. Still, they are pretty important in determining things like grades, class placements, and even graduate school admissions. Using these tips to overcome your test stress will leave you more confident in tackling whatever assessment comes your way. Here are […] ...

Focus! 5 Ways To Be More Productive

It’s the end of the semester, which means it’s finals season! Whether you have lots of papers to write or tons of tests to take, you feel the pressure to be productive. And yet, you may find yourself thinking, “I’ll just check my notifications for a minute.” The next thing you know, it’s been five […] ...

5 Ways to Destress During Finals Season

Ugh, it’s almost here again. The most dreaded time of the year: finals season! It’s really easy to end up running on three hours of sleep, an energy drink in one hand, and a bag of chips in the other. While finals may make you want to pull our hair out, there are ways to […] ...

Five Simple Habits To Help Boost Your GPA

For just three little letters, your GPA has a huge amount of power over your future education or career path. Don’t you owe it to the future you to make sure it’s as high as possible? The good news is, a few changes to your habits can make a significant difference in your grade point […] ...

4 Note-Taking Systems To Consider

Taking clear and effective notes is an important skill for all students, and essential for effective self-study, paper-writing and revision—but which method is best? We take a look at four popular note-taking systems and the differences between them: The Cornell Method This method not only makes note taking quicker and easier, it also serves as […] ...

5 Pro Study Tips to Try Right Now

Got a quiz coming up, a paper to write or a big test to prep for? Try these science-backed study tips and supercharge your study time. Because before you design the world’s first self-flying car or run in the 2036 presidential election, you have to get that degree. 1. Try timeboxing Timeboxing is time-management system […] ...

Tips for Staying Focused as Temperatures Rise

As winter comes to a close and temperatures begin heating up across the country, it can be difficult to keep focused on schoolwork—even as final exams rear their heads. Here are our tips for keeping your head cool from spring fever. Tip 1: Study outside When the weather gets nice, you might find yourself staring […] ...