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The Secret Lives of Teachers: Part I
I started to write down all of the “secrets” to being a teacher and found that there were just too many to put in one post, so this will become a series. I am spilling the academic tea here.
Testing, One, Two, Three, Testing . . . .
It's nearing everyone's favorite time of year again. Finals week! While I know that finals week is about 1-2 weeks away for most folks, I want to post the links to this series that I did on testing tips for those of you who are starting your cramming now. Also, what's the use of studying tips if I post them after, or even during, finals week? Good luck, and I hope that my tips help you to crush those tests!
How to Get an “A” on an Essay: Proofreading Tips
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.
Teamwork Allows You to Blame Someone Else: How to Deal with Group Assignments
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.
Obscure Guidelines for College
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.
How to Study for a Test the 4.0 GPA Way: Part Three
Ah, finals week is upon us, and, in honor of finals, here’s a poem before we dive into testing advice for specific academic subjects. Students with knowledge all stuck in their heads, hardly sleeping or lying in their own beds. Not a student was resting, not even the profs, all hoped finals would be over... Continue Reading →
How to Study for a Test the 4.0 GPA Way: Part Two
In honor of finals week’s looming arrival, I’m doing a three-part series on how to study for tests the 4.0 GPA way. Last week in Part One, I gave some general tips. This week, Part Two is all about how to memorize the material.
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.
The Bigger They Are, The Harder They Fall: The Secret to Big College Classes
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.