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Need a caffeine break? Here’s how to stay alert all day without it

Rate this article and enter to winIf you’ve spent more time with a buzz-inducing cup of coffee than you have with your best friend this week, you’re not alone. Caffeine is everywhere—in tea, soda,...
Quizlet App

Apps + podcasts we love: Quizlet

Martin M., third-year student at San Bernardino Valley College, California “Not going to lie, I usually don’t want to study for my classes. That may have something to do with Netflix and YouTube being readily...
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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—putting text onto flashcards; highlighting as the new underlining; and my personal favorite, cramming everything into your brain...
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Apps + podcasts we love: myHomework

Pablo N., second-year graduate student, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador “myHomework is a time-management app designed specifically for students, from high school to graduate. On the surface, it seems like a scheduling app,...
Work space

Ask the professor: “What’s the best way to work with people of mixed ages...

—Daniel A., Portland State University, OregonLet me start with a confession: I was not the world’s best group project member. In fact, I was pretty bad. Why? Because I was focused on the “project”...
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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...
Ask the doc: “How can I stay awake while studying?”

Ask the doc: “How can I stay awake while studying?”

"Is there anything I can do to prevent falling asleep while studying?"—Larry C., Pennsylvania State UniversityShort answer: Yes.Longer answer: For some background, there are two common causes for the phenomenon you describe: sleep debt...
Ask the professor: “How do I make the most of limited study time as a single mom of two?”

Ask the professor: “How do I make the most of limited study time as...

“I’m a single mother of two and work full time. How can I make the most of what little time I have to get my class work done at night?” —Jenny F., SUNY Empire State...
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The world is your classroom: Creating space to concentrate

Rate this article and enter to winWhether starting a new academic program or continuing your degree, it’s not too soon to start creating a study space that will maximize your ability to concentrate. Studying...