Take Note! 6 Tips to Enhance Your Notes for Successful Studying

Notes are a great way to stay engaged with material in class, whether it’s presented in a lecture or a discussion-style format. Not all notes are created equal, however—some strategies in particular can maximize the quality and effectiveness of your notes. Consider these six tips to enhance your notes this school year.

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How to Land an Internship (The Right Way!)

For college students, the word internship is one with a lot of weight attached. Everywhere you turn, it seems you can hear fellow students talking about/discussing/desiring/angst-ing over a coveted internship. So what exactly is an internship anyway? According to Vocabulary.com, an internship can be defined as “a temporary position with an emphasis on on-the-job training rather than merely…

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4 Ways to Succeed in Your First Lecture Class

College can be fun and exciting, but for freshmen it can also be confusing and overwhelming—especially when it comes to your first lecture class. Whether it’s physics, astronomy, English 101, or one of the other hundreds of subjects available at your school, a lecture class is likely to appear on your schedule. Regardless of your…

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Now What, Freshmen and Fellow Grads? Some Advice From a Recent College Graduate

When I look back over the past sixteen years (whoa) of education, I find that I have a lot of mixed feelings. I recall that back in elementary and middle school—and even in high school to some extent—all I wanted was to grow up and be treated as an adult. I felt that what I…

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