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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...
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Ask the professor: How do you write a good thesis statement?

“How do you write a good thesis statement?”—Lauren H., Trent University, OntarioThis is a great question. I’ve been teaching college writing for almost 20 years and have read a lot of essays that haven’t...
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18 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. Family, school,...
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The no-burnout guide to busy

Rate this article and enter to winWe all start a class with noble intentions and big ideas about self-discipline—yet within the first few weeks, many of us are pleading for extra time on assignments...
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Communicate like a pro

Professional communication skills are for everyone. Interacting with others in an academic or professional setting is different from hanging out with family and friends. Here are some tips to improve your professional communication. While...
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Know your networking needs

The richest people in the world look for networks, and everyone else looks for work—or so it’s been said. Networking can help you find a job, a leadership position, a research opportunity, and more....
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Fun in the sun: Tips for keeping food safe

Rate this article and enter to winWhile food-borne illnesses occur year round, traveling with food in spring and summer can pose an increased risk. So as you pack your backpack or cooler for a...