Before you say anything — hear me out.
I loved being an English major. The thrived on the classroom discussions, and I crossed so many amazing works of literature off my to-read list in the process. But that doesn’t mean there weren’t some serious drawbacks.
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While everyone around you is gearing up for the upcoming semester with new planners, pretty supplies, and gorgeous outfits, if you’re taking classes online this year, you may be feeling a little left out. But have no fear! You, too, can (and should) prep for the fall with these seven tips:
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By Lesley Martin, academic success coach, author, and entrepreneur
Over the past ten years, using a laptop to take notes in school has become increasingly popular for a number of reasons. More and more students own laptops, which combined with numerous cloud solutions, means that you can access your notes from any device where you have internet access.
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Hi guys! We have officially made it, yet again, to back-to-school season (!), and I know that my many fellow planner nerds are super excited about picking out their new agenda for this fall. If you’ve been on the hunt and don’t know where to go, or you’re specifically considering the Ultimate Student Planner from ClassTracker, then I’ve got just the post for you. I’d love to tell you what I thought of this planner!
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For many of us, the semester is coming to a close, which means a huge weight off of all of our shoulders—at least for a little while. I especially feel more relaxed now that final grades have been posted because I have had a crazy semester (story time!), and it took a lot of discipline to get through it with my head above water.
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I know, I know—this seems like a good problem to have. Why would someone want their college classes to be harder? Not everyone understands or agrees, but lately, I’ve been feeling totally bored.
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Whether your major is English, math, or even music, there’s a college blogger out there with tips to help you rise to the top of your class. If you’re looking for only the best advice on how to succeed in any of your classes, check out the posts below from college students just like you!
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Telling stories is one of the most important things we do in our lives. We tell stories to sell products and make money, we tell stories for entertainment, and we even tell stories to help us teach difficult concepts and express abstract thoughts. Even those of us who don’t choose to be writers have to be storytellers—but as artists who make stories our livelihoods, we ought to be the best at it.
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Whether you’re a work-at-home mom who’s looking for a little more organization in your life, or a college student looking to be a little more productive when not in the library, these are the most vital at-home desk essentials for productive study sessions and effective work habits.
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