Episode 34: How Professors See Academic Services

On-campus academic services help you with things like writing problems, study skills, tutoring, and disabilities. But you might be wondering: how do professors view these services and the students who use them? Join Dinur and Adam as we dig into the professor’s view of students who use academic services in this episode! Click Here to […]

Episode 33: Academic Services: How to Make Students Aware of Them

Most universities have academic services available to their students. But many students never hear about them, so they never use them. In this episode, Adam and Dinur talk about how to help students become aware of, and use, these services. Click Here To Download This Episode’s Transcript! Show Notes Texas State University – Supplemental Instruction […]

Episode 32: Disabled Students and College Expectations

When you’re a disabled student, college is that much more difficult and confusing. Using the services available for disabled students can help level this playing field. In this episode, Dinur and Adam discuss the process of getting disability support if you’re a disabled student.  Click Here to Download This Episode’s Transcript!  Show Notes Definition of […]

Episode 30: How to Apply for College (With TheCollegeSpy.Com)

Getting ready to apply for college? Today, Adam and Dinur are interviewing Michelle McAnaney of thecollegespy.com, to give you some tips and tricks for managing this big step in your educational process! Click Here to Download This Episode’s Transcript! Show Notes TheCollegeSpy.Com TheCollegeSpy’s College Fit Checklist  TheCollegeSpy’s College Visit Checklist

Episode 28: Work Easier, Not Less

In Episode 27, Adam and Dinur talked about how to plan toward easier. Well, now that you’ve planned out how you’re going to work easier, you need to move forward with following your plan. Join us for this episode to find out more!  Click Here to Download This Episode’s Transcript! Show Notes Gretchen Rubin, The […]

Episode 27: Work Easier, Not Less

Most people think that “working less” means “having a smaller workload.” In this episode, join Dinur and Adam as they discuss how to work easier, not less! Click Here to Download This Episode’s Transcript! Show Notes: Dan Brown: 10% Happier Podcast, Episode 185

Episode 26: Take Your Time to Do It Right

Our society rushes everyone. Employers rush their employees, parents rush their children, administrators rush their teachers, teachers sometimes rush their students. But what if we learned to slow down and take the time to do our work well? In this episode, Dinur and Adam discuss some ways to slow yourself down, so you can take […]

Episode 25: How to Make a Study Group Work For You

Many teachers will advise students work with their classmates in a word to create a study group. But what do you do in a study group? In this episode, Adam and Dinur discuss games, roles, and locations as important things to consider for a study group that works! Click Here to Download This Episode’s Transcript! […]

Episode 24: How Small Improvements Lead to Big Outcomes

Many students get stressed out when their work does not produce the results they want. In this episode, Dinur and Adam talk about how to make small improvements that will create big results, and how you can make that happen too! Click Here to Download This Episode’s Transcript!  Show Notes James Clear, Atomic Habits

Episode 23: How Mistakes Help You Learn

If you’ve never made any mistakes, you’re not learning. The best people in their professions all make mistakes. The big question is: how do you use a mistake now to help you improve later? Join Adam and Dinur as we discuss this important question!  Click Here to Download This Episode’s Transcript!  Show Notes Brooke Castillo’s […]

Episode 22: How Talking it Out Helps You Learn

In this episode, Adam and Dinur talk about why talking about what you’re learning helps you learn, even if you’re not talking to your classmates or your professor. Join us for some new tips and tricks!  Click Here to Download This Episode’s Transcript! Show Notes No show notes

Episode 21: What Grades Actually Mean in College

In this episode, we’ll talk about what grades actually mean in college, how that meaning is different than high school, and how to cope when your grades are not perfect straight A’s. Join Dinur and Adam as we get into grades! Click here to download this episode’s transcript!  Show Notes PDF: What Grades Mean in […]

Episode 20: Guest Episode with Gretchen Wegner, M.Ed.

In today’s episode, Gretchen Wegner, M.Ed, the founder of the Anti-Boring Approach to Powerful Studying, is going to sit down with us to talk about the Study Cycle and the Study Senses – the study-skills models she’s developed, based on her research on how the brain learns. Join us! Click here to download this episode’s […]

Episode 19: Why We Judge Ourselves

We all judge ourselves sometimes. That’s normal. But how much of this judgment is actually helpful, and how much of it is unnecessary, or even harmful? Join Dinur and Adam for a discussion of when to know you’ve crossed that line!  Click here to download this episode’s transcript!  Show Notes Brooke Castillo’s Life Coach School […]

Episode 18: How to Get Out of a Slump

People go into slumps all the time, whether they’re students or teachers. In this episode, Dinur and Adam go over what slumps look like, how to handle them, and how to get out of them – so if you’re in a slump, join us for some help! Click here to download this episode’s transcript! Show […]

Episode 17: How to Take Effective Notes

Are your notes okay, but not great? Do you need help with how to take good notes in class? How do you even know if you have this problem? Join Adam and Dinur as we go over how to make your notes into awesome study tools! Click here to download this episode’s transcript! Show Notes […]

Episode 16: Disciplined Planning (Time Management Series #5)

Planning covers a lot of what Dinur and Adam have already talked about, but disciplined planning means sticking to those goals and following through. Join us as we talk about ways to make that happen! Click here to download this episode’s transcript!  Show Notes James Clear on Logarithmic Goals Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi – Flow Allison Green […]

Episode 15: How to Remind Yourself (Time Management Series #4)

Once you’ve put everything you need to do into your planner, you still need to take one more step: remembering to use it! Join Adam and Dinur as they talk about ways to remind yourself to do just that! Click here to download this episode’s transcript! Show Notes Oh, Don’t Forget text message reminder service […]