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.
You’ve done your research, you’ve written your essay, and now it’s time to turn that sucker in, right? Nope. You have one more step to do—proofreading. Here are some tips on executing an efficient and successful proofreading that will hopefully earn you that “A” on your essay.
If you’re aiming for a 4.0 GPA or for improving your current grades, group projects may scare you. After all, you can only do your part, rely on the other members to do theirs, and then hope for a good grade, right? Wrong! Here’s a list of tips to help you get the best grade that you can out of a group project.
In order to help you start off your semester on the right foot (yes, I used a cliché, and no, I’m not ashamed), I’ve compiled a list of random advice for you college students.
As a student, you’re forced into survival mode, and survival mode means that you can’t read everything. You simply can’t. You won’t make it. But here’s the good news: you don’t need to read everything to achieve a 4.0 GPA. Here are some tips on how not to read everything that’s assigned, but fake like you did read the material and get good grades.
The thesis sets the tone for a paper, and without a solid one, your chance of getting an “A” on that essay is about as slim as finding Bigfoot poop (see my last post). So, without further ado, here are some tips for crafting an “A”-worthy thesis.
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.
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.
Sometimes, it can feel intimidating to sign up for a class with over 100 seats available on the roster when you’re used to classes that have no more than 30-something students in them. I’ve compiled a list of how to deal with big college lectures and why you shouldn’t be intimidated to sign up for these massive classes.