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From zzzzzz’s to a’s: How sleep affects learning

Rate this article and enter to winLike many students, you probably think your focus is superb no matter how frazzled your brain feels, and you can get by on four hours of shut-eye just...
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Ask a pharmacologist: Can I take something to boost my brain?

Rate this article and enter to winAssignments accumulating? Exams coming up? Halfway through this semester, you may be wondering how you’ll make it all happen. As a pharmacologist on a large campus, I routinely...
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Creativity: Can you lose yourself to find yourself?

Rate this article and enter to winDo you see yourself as creative? Maybe you don’t play a musical instrument and didn’t wow in grade school art class. Perhaps you see your creativity in your...
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What is plagiarism, and who did I copy this from?

Ever read something and thought, “That’s brilliant! I’ll use that in my paper!” No harm, no foul, right? Wrong. Copy someone else’s work, and you’ve broken a major rule in writing—and it could earn...
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Organize your study space to maximize your time

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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Going beyond pen and paper: How to enhance your note-taking techniques

Rate this article and enter to winWhen it comes to getting the most out of your seminars and lectures, there’s nothing more crucial to your ability to retain information and learn effectively than good,...
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Ultimate life hack: How to make time work for you

Rate this article and enter to winWe could all use a little help in the get-stuff-done department. What if you had a tool to efficiently manage your workflow—one that’s easy to make and use?...
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On your honor: How to achieve academic integrity

Rate this article and enter to winIn the spring of 2011, Alyse C., now a fifth-year student at University of Mount Union in Alliance, Ohio, was struggling in one of her marketing classes. “I just...
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Beyond the books: Discover all your library has to offer

Rate this article and enter to winMost college students use their library as a space for quiet work, as well as to find research materials. An evaluation of academic library usage in Colorado found...