I’m on an “improve things about my life” binge, and one of those things I want to better is my blog. So, I have been searching the WordPress world for posts about blogs, because who better to tell you how to improve your blog than actual bloggers? Maybe what I’ve found can help you too.
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.
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!
I’m Sick of Doing It the Hard Way: Lessons to Remember for 2015
In honor of the upcoming new year, I wanted to share some lessons and advice that I learned during 2014. Some of these nuggets of wisdom I learned first-hand (a.k.a. “the hard way”), and some I learned from others. Enjoy! 1. Hornets won’t sting you if you show no fear and “look them in the eye.”
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 →
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.