Fact or Fiction? Famous Test-taking Strategies Reexamined

You have approximately 113 standardized tests to take before you graduate high school. That’s not even counting your pop quizzes, AP classes, or college entrance exams. Everyone thinks they have a few magical test-taking strategies up their sleeve (socks inside out, lucky undies, answers written on the inside of – wait, no!) Find out whether the strategies you…

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Growing Up: Turning 21 and Other Reflections on a Quarter Life Crisis

According to many, I’ve crossed the final threshold into adulthood. On February 14, I turned 21. For many people this means trips to Vegas, wineries, and (if you live on Capitol Hill in Seattle) a “21 Run” which consists of a parade through a minimum of five bars the night of your birthday. For me,…

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Celiac University: Tips for Eating Gluten-Free on Campus

Living a gluten-free life is tough enough – no fluffy, flaky pastries, no thick pizza crusts, and definitely no sandwiches. But being gluten-free (or having any other dietary restrictions) on a university campus can be a whole new level of tough. When all of your friends are hungry from studying at 1:00 am and want…

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8 Ridiculous College Classes (…that we’d totally take!)

*BEEP* *BEEP* *BEEEEEEEEP* Ah… the charming chime of your 6am alarm clock, making sure you are on your way to first period, or your 7:30am chem class (what were you thinking in scheduling that!?). Perhaps your mornings would be a little less grouchy if you were on your way to study the science of Hogwarts…

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January’s Study Tip: How to Beat the Winter Quarter Blues

Winter is the cruelest of quarters. One day you’re making merry and ringing in the new year, the next you’re expected to have read all of your coursework and to bounce back to student life with the youth and agility of, well, a student…

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