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Get more done: How to create a productive study space

Rate this article and enter to winYou’re ready to study, for real this time. You sit at your desk and rub the ache at the back of your neck. Your phone chirps. Your friend...
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Fake or fact: How to know if your online diagnosis is legit

Rate this article and enter to winScouring the internet to help you get to the bottom of your stomachache or that sudden rash is commonplace these days. Seven out of ten people say they...
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Need a caffeine break? Here’s how to stay alert all day without it

Rate this article and enter to winIf you’ve spent more time with a buzz-inducing cup of coffee than you have with your best friend this week, you’re not alone. Coffee consumption among young adults...
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Apps + podcasts we love: Quizlet

Martin M., third-year student at San Bernardino Valley College, California “Not going to lie, I usually don’t want to study for my classes. That may have something to do with Netflix and YouTube being readily...
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The 15-min brain-boosting study strategy that works

Rate this article and enter to winStudying much? You might be using the classic moves. You know—rewriting all your notes into a newer, bigger note; highlighting as the new underlining; and my personal favorite,...
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Ask the professor: “I’m trying to figure out what the best study method is...

—Tanner L.*, California State University, Channel Islands (*Name changed)I’m so glad you asked this question because it gives me an opportunity to address the process of choosing effective study strategies. In the spirit of...
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Apps + podcasts we love: myHomework

Pablo N., second-year graduate student, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador “myHomework is a time-management app designed specifically for students, from high school to graduate. On the surface, it seems like a scheduling app,...
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Ask the professor: “What’s the best way to work with nontraditional students in group...

—Daniel A., Portland State University, OregonLet me start with a confession: I was not the world’s best group project member. In fact, I was pretty bad. Why? Because I was focused on the “project”...
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How to be really good at getting stuff done, according to science

Rate this article and enter to winAre you determined to quit procrastinating and be more productive this year? Even when you’re motivated, it can be tricky to stick with it—especially once your calendar fills...
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Ask the doc: “How can I stay awake in class or while studying?”

"Is there anything I can do to prevent falling asleep in class or while studying?"—Larry C., Pennsylvania State UniversityShort answer: Yes.Longer answer: For some background, there are two common causes for the phenomenon you...