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Like a pro: 7 tips for powerful public speaking

Rate this article and enter to winNail-biting? Check. Unavoidable? Check. Public speaking is likely in your future, whether you’ll be making a classroom presentation to your peers, giving a speech in an auditorium, or...
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Organize your study space to maximize your time

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Stay focused anywhere: How to overcome study distractions

Rate this article and enter to winDo you ever sit down to study and then realize an hour later that you haven’t even started? Distractions are everywhere! Keeping them at bay can help you...
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Chart your course: Using your syllabus to plan ahead

Rate this article and enter to winCross-country road trips can be a blast, but without a good GPS or road map to guide you through parts unknown, you could easily find yourself lost in...
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Motivation fail?: 6 ways to fix it

Rate this article and enter to winDo you hit the snooze button time after time? Or start your assignments the night before they’re due? We all have habits we’d be happy to kick. One...
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Communicate like a pro

Professional communication skills are for everyone. Interacting with others in an internship, job, or classroom is different from hanging out with family and friends. Here are some tips to improve your professional communication. While...
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Room to study: Creating space to concentrate

Rate this article and enter to winWhile school has just started, it’s not too soon to start creating a study space that will maximize your ability to concentrate. Studying more often isn’t the only...
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The no-burnout guide to busy

Rate this article and enter to winWe all start the semester with noble intentions and big ideas about self-discipline—yet within weeks, many of us are pleading for extra time on assignments or skipping sleep...
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Upgrade your sleep: Simple bedroom solutions

Rate this article and enter to winStudents sleep in all kinds of places: residence halls, shared apartments, random couches, the occasional classroom. Some of those spots work far better than others, in part because...
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20 things we wish we’d known sooner

Rate this article and enter to winSH101 asked more than 2,000 students what they learned the hard way. Check out their recurring themes and highlights — so you can have it easier. Experiment with...