How to Keep Yourself on Track

How to Stick To It: If Only I Knew It! I freely admit it: Sometimes I have trouble keeping myself faithful to the goals I’ve set. I’ll write something in a planner with the best of intentions, and two weeks later, I’ll realize I never followed through. I’ll take my big project, break it down […]

How do you set priorities for your college classes, studying, and social life? Click here to see an easy way to set priorities so you can get things done!

Out of Your Head and Onto the Page: A Planning System That Works, Part 3

In the last blog in this series, we covered how to take big projects and break them down into small tasks, so that they’re manageable. Today we’re going to talk about how to set priorities for those tasks, so that they get done. Dwight Eisenhower, the 34th President of the United States, had a simple […]

When a break is over, it can be hard to get back into the school routine. Click here for some ways to make that transition a little easier!

4 Ways to Make Starting the Semester Easier

So the break is almost over, and most college and high school students will be returning to campus soon. For many students, coming back to school after a break is difficult – it’s hard to get back on track, especially if their sleep schedule has gone off the rails during the break, and thinking about […]

Academic Advisor, or Academic Coach?

Aren’t Academic Coaches and Academic Advisors the Same? Many students hear “academic coaching” and think “academic advising,” and it’s true, the terms are similar. But although your academic advisors and your academic coaches are people who can help you through college, their jobs are very different! Let’s take a quick look at what each of […]

Which Do You Need: A Coach, or a Tutor? Find Out Here!

If you’re a college student, or know someone who is, you’ve probably noticed that college isn’t like high school. The work demands more than memorization: more reading, more study time, more writing, and more research. You may feel like you’re in over your head, or that you’re constantly behind. There may even be one or […]

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4 Ways to Make a Study Schedule Work For You

“Make a study schedule.” It sounds easy until you sit down to do it, right? Then, for many students, it begins to feel like two other things, and neither of them are easy: A ton of work A waste of time It’s understandable that you feel this way. School has just started, you’re overwhelmed with […]

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Five Things To Do On The First Day Of An Online College Course

So you’re taking your first online college course! It may seem easier than an in-person class: no commute; you can eat while you study; you don’t have to get dressed; you can log in whenever from wherever and still get your work done. However, with that level of freedom there will also be some costs. […]