What To Do When You Aren’t Being Challenged in Your College Classes

I know, I know—this seems like a good problem to have. Why would someone want their college classes to be harder? Not everyone understands or agrees, but lately, I’ve been feeling totally bored.

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The College Girl’s Ultimate Guide to Studying

Whether your major is English, math, or even music, there’s a college blogger out there with tips to help you rise to the top of your class. If you’re looking for only the best advice on how to succeed in any of your classes, check out the posts below from college students just like you!

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How Can I Be the Next Great Storyteller?

Telling stories is one of the most important things we do in our lives. We tell stories to sell products and make money, we tell stories for entertainment, and we even tell stories to help us teach difficult concepts and express abstract thoughts. Even those of us who don’t choose to be writers have to be storytellers—but as artists who make stories our livelihoods, we ought to be the best at it.

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9 Productivity Tools You Must Have On Your Home Office or Study Desk

Whether you’re a work-at-home mom who’s looking for a little more organization in your life, or a college student looking to be a little more productive when not in the library, these are the most vital at-home desk essentials for productive study sessions and effective work habits.

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9 Signs You’re an English Major

Regardless of what college you attend, every major has a few distinguishing characteristics, from argumentative political science majors to creative visual art majors — and if you’re “majoring in essays,” you’re no exception. Here are a few things all English majors know to be true:

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How To Ace Your College English Class

English is a particularly tricky subject, especially if you’re more of a science or math-y person. But don’t let this required general ed course be the bane of your GPA. If reading and writing aren’t your thing, or that 500-word essay is keeping you up all night—let me (the English major, total book nerd, and professional writer) help you out with some ways to overcome college English.

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5 Things I Learned During My Freshman Year of College

I learned so much during my freshman year of college, and not just in classes. I discovered things about myself that I never expected, figured out how to actually study, and learned that making a relationship work takes a lot of effort (on both ends). As I approach my second year of college, I’m looking back on what I learned — and, let me tell you: it was a lot.

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The College Girl’s Start of the Semester Checklist

The semester is beginning yet again, ladies, and it’s never too late (or too early) to prepare—with the help of the very best college bloggers on the web. Luckily, all of our very best college-prep articles are in one spot for you to reference—so what are you waiting for? Start checking these things off your to-do list!

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13 Essential School Supplies for College

If you’re one of the over 20 million students heading to college this fall, it’s time to prepare for the coming semester—first, by purchasing school supplies! If you’re looking for inspiration and advice on what to buy for the upcoming semester, you’ve come to the right place.

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5 Things Your College Orientation Leader Wants You to Know

As summer orientation leaders, we spend months making memories with the future freshmen and other new students at our schools — and we have a blast! While I remember a lot of future freshmen having similarly great times at their orientations, unfortunately, there were some who struggled to make the most of their days. After witnessing all of the sessions, I realized that having a rough orientation day is totally avoidable, if you accept these simple facts:

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5 Steps to Setting Up Your Planner for the New School Year

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I can’t believe that it’s already time for back to school. It seems like just yesterday we were counting down the days to summer, and now we’re ready to go back to college – ah, time flies.

With the arrival of the new school year comes the season of preparation – and if you’re anything like me, you want to be as prepared as humanly possible for the start of classes.

Staying organized from August to May starts with the use of a planner, and if you’re ready to get yours all set up for the first day, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s how to get your agenda first-day ready in five easy steps.

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