7 Ways to Prepare for Online Classes

7 Ways to Prepare for Online Classes

While everyone around you is gearing up for the upcoming semester with new planners, pretty supplies, and gorgeous outfits, if you’re taking classes online this year, you may be feeling a little left out. But have no fear! You, too, can (and should) prep for the fall with these seven tips:

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6 Goals for My Final Semester of College

6 Goals for My Final Semester of College

Happy Monday, guys!

It’s officially back-to-school season, and the start of the semester is coming up on us soon! For me, this means graduation is on the horizon, and although I’m not going to any classes this fall (it’s capstone essay time!), I still have some things to look forward to—and if my goal is to make them happen, then I need to post them online for the world to see.

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Why taking notes by hand is better for learning (Guest Post)

Why taking notes by hand is better for learning (Guest Post)

By Lesley Martin, academic success coach, author, and entrepreneur

Over the past ten years, using a laptop to take notes in school has become increasingly popular for a number of reasons. More and more students own laptops, which combined with numerous cloud solutions, means that you can access your notes from any device where you have internet access.

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Review: Ultimate Student Planner from ClassTracker

Review: Ultimate Student Planner from ClassTracker

Hi guys! We have officially made it, yet again, to back-to-school season (!), and I know that my many fellow planner nerds are super excited about picking out their new agenda for this fall. If you’ve been on the hunt and don’t know where to go, or you’re specifically considering the Ultimate Student Planner from ClassTracker, then I’ve got just the post for you. I’d love to tell you what I thought of this planner!

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5 Things I Did to Maintain Straight A’s in College while Working 60+ Hours per Week

5 Things I Did to Maintain Straight A’s in College while Working 60+ Hours per Week

Hi guys!

For many of us, the semester is coming to a close, which means a huge weight off of all of our shoulders—at least for a little while. I especially feel more relaxed now that final grades have been posted because I have had a crazy semester (story time!), and it took a lot of discipline to get through it with my head above water.

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6 Ways to Prepare for the Spring Semester

6 Ways to Prepare for the Spring Semester

The start of the spring semester. It’s when you’ve got this freshman/sophomore/ junior/senior year thing down pat—but you still have to start all over. And in an attempt to make sure we don’t forget anything important over Winter Break, here are six things you gotta check off your to-do list before move-in day next year:

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The Perfect 2017 Planner for Productive Student-Entrepreneurs!

The Perfect 2017 Planner for Productive Student-Entrepreneurs!

It’s that time of year again—time to buy a new planner for the new year! And after having tested dozens of planners throughout my years in school, there’s only one I’ve stuck with: The Day Designer!

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English Major’s Favorite Books of Fall 2016!

English Major’s Favorite Books of Fall 2016!

Hey guys! It is officially finals week at my university and I am so pumped for this semester to finally be over. Despite the fact that the last four months have been super boring thanks to useless classes that barely challenged me, I did get something good out of this semester: my teachers recommended some pretty great books to me, and I’m excited to share them all in several mini-reviews!

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