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The science of “me-time”: How relaxation can boost your productivity

Find out why breaks are necessary for our brains and mental health.
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Ask the professor: “How do I know what the best way for me to...

Our academic advisor explains learning style models. Find out which one best fits your learning style.
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8 strategies to get you out of a studying rut

How to develop a study plan that involves techniques best suited to individual learning styles.
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Get more done: How to create a productive study space

Rate this article and enter to winYou’re ready to study, for real this time. You sit at your desk and rub the ache at the back of your neck. Your phone chirps. Your friend...
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Fake or fact: How to know if your online diagnosis is legit

Rate this article and enter to winScouring the internet to help you get to the bottom of your stomachache or that sudden rash is commonplace these days. Seven out of ten people say they...
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Need a caffeine break? Here’s how to stay alert all day without it

Rate this article and enter to winIf you’ve spent more time with a buzz-inducing cup of coffee than you have with your best friend this week, you’re not alone. Caffeine is everywhere—in tea, soda,...
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Apps + podcasts we love: Quizlet

Martin M., third-year student at San Bernardino Valley College, California “Not going to lie, I usually don’t want to study for my classes. That may have something to do with Netflix and YouTube being readily...
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The 15-min brain-boosting study strategy that works

Rate this article and enter to winStudying much? You might be using the classic moves. You know—putting text onto flashcards; highlighting as the new underlining; and my personal favorite, cramming everything into your brain...
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Apps + podcasts we love: myHomework

Pablo N., second-year graduate student, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador “myHomework is a time-management app designed specifically for students, from high school to graduate. On the surface, it seems like a scheduling app,...
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Ask the professor: “What’s the best way to work with people of mixed ages...

—Daniel A., Portland State University, OregonLet me start with a confession: I was not the world’s best group project member. In fact, I was pretty bad. Why? Because I was focused on the “project”...