Category Archives: Study advice

The skinny on drinking coffee: The good, the bad and the bottom line

If you’re one of the myriads of college students who need their morning caffeine fix before you can have a coherent conversation, you’re part of a national trend of rising coffee drinkers. While experts have gone back and forth over … Continue reading

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Practice test, prep course, study materials, oh my! How to prepare for the GRE

Taking the graduate record examination (GRE) is stressful, but when you figure in all the time you’re going to spend studying, it’s enough to drive you crazy. In order to feel prepared, you’ll want to be sure you’ve taken a … Continue reading

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Study help: Academic tutoring and college writing centers take the stress out of studying

As you finished up the end of your previous semester, you may have felt as if you were barely able to keep your head above water. As you venture into this new semester, however, take a look at all the study help … Continue reading

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From student health to study habits: What not to do when starting the new school year

You got through the first semester – phew! But another semester is looming. Friends, parents, and older siblings who have done it all before are hammering you with advice on how to handle dorm life, student health, study habits, avoiding … Continue reading

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Top tips for setting goals for the new year: Academic success, career planning and more

It’s now a brand new year and there’s no time like the present to re-evaluate your goals for academic success and career planning. Setting goals is the process of defining where you want to go and the best way of … Continue reading

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Top 10 ways to relieve stress during (and after) finals week

Maybe you are in finals week right now and totally stressed out. Perhaps your final exams are quickly approaching and you are overly anxious about these tests. Or, you may be completely finished with this term, but you still feel … Continue reading

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Top ten ways to manage time when studying for final exams

Final exams are just around the corner for most of us and, in addition to really learning the material you’ve been taught all semester, you should learn how to manage your time so you get those top grades you’ve been … Continue reading

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Organization tips for student success in college: It’s time to create new habits

Now that you’re in college, the term papers and projects that you create can be a source of anxiety — but they are also an invaluable opportunity to hone your skills in research, organization and presentation. Although you may never use the … Continue reading

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Why study abroad: Save money on international programs and graduate on time

According to a recent report published by the Institute of International Education, more American students are studying abroad than ever before, however, overall numbers show that only 14 percent of college students as a whole participate in a study abroad … Continue reading

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Group projects and team presentations — How to make it work

College is a learning experience, right? You’ve already learned how to sleep with someone snoring across your dorm room, and how to make the most of your meal plan at the campus eateries. But what about how to make it … Continue reading

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