It’s the Final Countdown: Surviving Finals

From a seasoned student to those students who must still tackle the academic dragons that are finals, here are some tips to help you survive, thrive, and pass those finals with flying colors.

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Captain, We’re Taking on Water: Saving Your GPA from a Bad Grade

I’ve seen quite a few posts lately where students are panicking about their GPAs because they got a bad test score. You want to know a secret? You do not have to get an “A” on every test and assignment in order to achieve a 4.0 GPA. It’s absolutely possible to save your overall grade from a poor test score or bad assignment grade. Here’s how to do it.

Write This Down: How to Take Notes the 4.0 GPA Way

Note taking is one of the most important skills that you can have when trying to obtain a 4.0 GPA or when trying to improve your current GPA. I’m not sure why, but students are just expected to know how to take notes when they arrive at college. There’s no orientation on the subject, there’s no class. It’s a situation of *poof* here’s your instructor. Now, start writing. Here are my secrets to taking good, reliable class notes.

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