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The online student: How to connect in the digital classroom

Rate this article and enter to winAre you taking an online class this semester? Or a hybrid class—a traditional classroom with online learning components? If you haven’t yet ventured into the virtual classroom, you...
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What is plagiarism, and who did I copy this from?

Ever read something and thought, “That’s brilliant! I’ll use that in my paper!” No harm, no foul, right? Wrong. Copy someone else’s work, and you’ve broken a major rule in writing—and it could earn...
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Going beyond pen and paper: How to enhance your note-taking techniques

Rate this article and enter to winWhen it comes to getting the most out of your classes, there’s nothing more crucial to your ability to retain information and learn effectively than good, solid, old-fashioned...
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Tuning in to how you learn: Can music help your grades?

Rate this article and enter to winAre you studying for finals, preparing to defend your thesis or dissertation, or completing your end-of-year projects? Got music? In a recent survey by Student Health 101, many...
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Making the most of your career center

Rate this article and enter to winOne of the most important reasons students decide to further their education is to pursue an exciting career. Your school’s career services can help you reach your goals.(Hidden)...
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Chill out, don’t bug out: Your best ways to prep for stress

Rate this article and enter to winYou’re dealing with an epic family saga, your dissertation proposal isn’t going to write itself, and the town hall meeting lasted forever because the phantom trash-can thief is...
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Motivation validation: Who and what are you here for?

Rate this article and enter to winWhy are you a student, anyway? Why we’re doing <whatever thing> is a question to ask yourself at certain points in life. If your choices don’t seem to...
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The study drug debate: Do they create an academic advantage?

Rate this article and enter to winThe non-prescription use of stimulant drugs, such as Adderall® and Ritalin®, appears to be on the rise. You might hear them nicknamed “study drugs” or “brain steroids,” and...
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Independent studies: Getting support along the way

Rate this article and enter to winDo you feel like a satellite adrift in space? Has your closest companion become a pipette or do you barely remember your school logo until you log into...
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The job prob: How to make your electives matter

Rate this article and enter to winWhether you’re in law school or getting your associate degree at a local community college, picking your electives can be stressful. When choosing your supplemental courses, you’re likely...