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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The start of the spring semester. It’s when you’ve got this freshman/sophomore/ junior/senior year thing down pat—but you still have to start all over. And in an attempt to make sure we don’t forget anything important over Winter Break, here are six things you gotta check off your to-do list before move-in day next year:
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It’s that time of year again—time to buy a new planner for the new year! And after having tested dozens of planners throughout my years in school, there’s only one I’ve stuck with: The Day Designer!
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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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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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English is a particularly tricky subject, especially if you’re more of a science or math-y person. But don’t let this required general ed course be the bane of your GPA. If reading and writing aren’t your thing, or that 500-word essay is keeping you up all night—let me (the English major, total book nerd, and professional writer) help you out with some ways to overcome college English.
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I learned so much during my freshman year of college, and not just in classes. I discovered things about myself that I never expected, figured out how to actually study, and learned that making a relationship work takes a lot of effort (on both ends). As I approach my second year of college, I’m looking back on what I learned — and, let me tell you: it was a lot.
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