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The job prob: Making the most of your major

Rate this article and enter to winPicking your major or minor can be stressful—especially if you feel your career might depend on it. You’re likely to grapple with a range of factors, and prioritizing...
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Ask a pharmacologist: Can I take something to boost my brain?

Rate this article and enter to winAssignments accumulating? Exams coming up? Halfway through this semester, you may be wondering how you’ll make it all happen. As a pharmacologist on a large campus, I routinely...
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The online student: How to connect in the digital classroom

Rate this article and enter to winAre you taking an online class this semester? Or a hybrid class—a traditional classroom with online learning components? If you haven’t yet ventured into the virtual classroom, you...
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The science of smart: What type of learner are you?

Rate this article and enter to winAre you doing what you want to do? Heading where you want to head? If you’ve chosen your major and minor, are you confident they will build on...
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How to be really good at getting stuff done, according to science

Rate this article and enter to winAre you determined to quit procrastinating and be more productive this year? Even when you’re motivated, it can be tricky to stick with it—especially once your calendar fills...
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Tuning in to how you learn: Can music help your grades?

Rate this article and enter to winAre you studying for finals or completing your end-of-year projects? Got music? In a recent survey by Student Health 101, many students said that music elevates their academic...
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The 15-min brain-boosting study strategy that works

Rate this article and enter to winStudying much? You might be using the classic moves. You know—rewriting all your notes into a newer, bigger note; highlighting as the new underlining; and my personal favorite,...
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Stay focused anywhere: How to overcome study distractions

Rate this article and enter to winDo you ever sit down to study and then realize an hour later that you haven’t even started? Distractions are everywhere! Keeping them at bay can help you...
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20 things we wish we’d known sooner

Rate this article and enter to winSH101 asked more than 2,000 students what they learned the hard way. Check out their recurring themes and highlights — so you can have it easier. Experiment with...
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Do Your Best Without the Added Stress: How to Prepare Well for Final Exams...

The end of the semester can be stressful trying to meet project deadlines and studying for final exams. While some stress can motivate us, too much stress can be counterproductive and even harmful. However,...