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Alana Garcia
Thinking about heavy, long-term goals can be tough. The temptation to take on more immediate deadlines, send emails, tidy-up, or anything else is hard to resist. Whether you’re working on a research project, writing an 80-page paper, or developing...Read more
Alana Garcia
Sometimes your room isn't cutting it (because it's full of much more interesting distractions). Maybe you're tired of the same old room in the library. Want to switch up your study space during dead week? Here are some spots that may increase your...Read more
Adina Glickman
Your learning will be enhanced if you thread together your ten weeks of classes and assignments as a continuous process of listening, talking, thinking, and doing. BEFORE Formal activities: review notes from last class write down questions you have...Read more
Adina Glickman
Nightmare scenario. In a study group. Totally lost. Maybe I can go to the bathroom and never come back. I am the weakest link. Have you had this conversation with yourself? Do you avoid peer tutoring or study groups, or even asking questions at...Read more
Alana Garcia
What can I do in 20 minutes? It’s too small of a window. I guess I’ll text friends, go on social media, keep my snapstreak alive, etc. right? Actually…twenty minutes is a precious window that can provide valuable, quality time. As long as you commit...Read more
Alana Garcia
When people have trouble sleeping a specialist will usually inform them about ways to improve their “sleep hygiene.” One of those recommendations is to reserve your bedroom solely for sleep so that the body associates the entire room with R&R...Read more
Alana Garcia
1. Put the phone away On silent. Out of sight. In your backpack. At the bottom. Phones are the enemy of productivity. Doing this single act could be the #1 boost in your efficiency. 2. Write down unrelated thoughts “I have an idea for a new startup...Read more
Adina Glickman
Have you ever tried to put a nail into a piece of wood using your bare hand? It doesn’t work. Well, it doesn’t work without a LOT of blood, time, and frustration. If you were trying to put a nail into a piece of wood and a hammer was sitting right...Read more
Adina Glickman
Welcome first years! Welcome transfer students! If this is your first time visiting our blog, feel free to search the tags that call to you. This is the place to come for advice on how to learn well, change up some of your habits, and be otherwise...Read more
Jenny Kim
I. Description of Learning Goals and Curriculum Physics 100 is an introduction to observational astrophysics. It is designed for physics majors at Stanford but is also open to students are not physics majors. It is a small class—only nine students...Read more

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