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Ask the nutritionist: “Sugar (e.g., candy bars) is the only thing that gets me...

It can be tempting to "treat yourself" by eating sugary foods when you study. However, this can leave you with less energy than when you started. Try these healthier alternatives for sustained energy.
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4 ways to avoid the temptation to cheat on your next assignment

Avoid the temptation to cheat by improving your time management and citation skills.
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3 ways to eat and feel your best with a busy schedule

How to find food options that are flavorful, varied, nutritionally sound, and satisfying at school.
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Ask the professor: “How do you stay motivated when you don’t get a break...

—Jellina D., University of Victoria, British Columbia, CanadaIf I had a magic wand, I’d brandish it near the end of each course and wish all my students a sprinkle of inspiration to keep them...
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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...

Ask the professor: How can I get myself to focus when studying?

—Jordan V.*, University of North Dakota(*Name changed)As I write this response, I’m listening to a radio station, checking Facebook (for the news, really), and monitoring my email for…well, in case I can find something...
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How to stop procrastinating tomorrow

Hold on—I gotta check Facebook just one more time before I finish this sentence. OK, I’m back. So! Procrastination: It’s bad.Most of us want to be efficient, but time after time we find the...