http://d3srkhfokg8sj0.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/53/15021NT.jpg
Illustration of brain lifting books

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—putting text onto flashcards; highlighting as the new underlining; and my personal favorite, cramming everything into your brain...
Man working at desk

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...
Man reading a book

How to remember that stuff you forget

Rate this article and enter to winNo matter how many hours I spent rereading physics principles, I couldn’t keep the equations straight. Like many students, I was going at it wrong. Reviewing course notes...
Dog taking a selfie

Selfie revolution: Be a role model, not just a model

Rate this article and enter to winMultiple-choice question: What are selfies for? Selfies promote community awareness. Selfies celebrate who we are. Selfies are for ignorant Instagrammers fishing for compliments.All three answers came from students...
Student studying

Ask a pharmacologist: Can I take something to boost my brain?

Rate this article and enter to winCalendars colliding? Deadline approaching for a project at work? Responsibilities increasing? Still have a way to go with your degree? You may be wondering how you’ll make it...
Four friendly cartoon monsters

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, program, or concentration, are you confident they will build on...
Online student working on laptop

The Distance Learner: How to connect in the digital classroom

Rate this article and enter to winEveryone at Ashford is a distance learner looking for ways to make connections in the virtual world. Some of us have friends or family pursuing degrees with us,...
Ideal study space

Organize your study space to maximize your time

Rate this article and enter to winYou’re ready to study, for real this time. You sit at your desk and rub the ache at the back of your neck. Your phone chirps. Your friend...
Kanban board

Ultimate life hack: How to make time work for you

Rate this article and enter to winWe could all use a little help in the get-stuff-done department. What if you had a tool to efficiently manage your workflow—one that’s easy to make and use?...