Seven Icebreaker Ideas for the First Day of School

August is officially here, which marks the dreadful end of summer vacation. So, what can you expect on your first day back at school? Icebreakers, and lots of them. And if you’re anything like me, the thought of yet another “two truths and a lie” game will make you cringe. While many students loathe the…

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10 Ways To Get More Sleep During Finals

Since when do “sleep” and “finals” belong in the same sentence? By the end of the semester, it seems almost natural to swap sleep for study. While this may have earned you an “A” in the past, it’s not sustainable and can negatively alter your overall performance come test time. Sleep deprivation leads to less…

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7 Spring-Cleaning Tips for Students

It’s official: spring has sprung! As we start to rise from winter hibernation, it’s time to tidy things up and embrace the start of a new season. During a long, cold winter, it’s easy to collect clutter and feel unmotivated to finish the school year strong. While cleaning may sound like a drag, it doesn’t…

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Ace Your Midterms with These Study Tricks

We’re all familiar with late-night cram sessions and all-nighters during the week of midterms. Exams and tests come one after the other, it seems, and not too long after the school year starts! Studying doesn’t have to be that stressful, though. Here are handy tricks to help you ace your midterms:

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Scholarship Spotlight: September 2016

Every month, we select some of the best scholarships around and post them here on our blog. When you are ready to apply, check out our tips on how to write a scholarship essay. Visit eNotes Essay Lab if you’re looking for a writing expert to review and provide feedback on your scholarship or college application essays!

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