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Adina Glickman
Remember when you were 7, and your teacher said “Your assignment is to read Charlotte’s Web”? You read every word because that’s what good students do. And remember when you were 13 and your teacher said “Read Chapters 4-7 in your History text”? You...Read more
Adina Glickman
Lots of students ask about speed reading, looking for instruction or approval. They’re only words, right? If I jam them into my brain at the speed of light, there’s more time for other important things like Econ. Or flirting. Or napping. Or fb. But...Read more
Valerie Chang
By Guest Blogger Valerie Chang For many of us, one word has been buzzing in our minds during these past couple of weeks: With the hardest part still yet to come: finals, projects, and papers, summer is the light at the end of the tunnel. Thoughts of...Read more
Jessica Anderson
As Dead Week approaches, sleep seems less probable; self-care less possible; and stress less avoidable. Bikes piles up in front of Green, and the thrill of summer is the only thing motivating you to actually get to class.Time is short, and often the...Read more
Valerie Chang
By Guest Blogger Valerie Chang Its only week 2 of spring quarter and I know what you’re thinking…What!?! Midterms already!?! Many classes are having midterms as early as next week! But these next few weeks don’t have to be all study and no fun. Here...Read more
Jordan Gray
“How can they assign so much reading?! Do they really expect me to get it all done?I can’t even sit still long enough to get through one chapter!” If you’ve felt this fear and loathing toward reading you may be experiencing what researchers are now...Read more
Adina Glickman
I recently received a letter from my son at camp. It said, Hey mom! Everything’s great here. Looking forward to seeing you on visiting day. BTW, deodorant shampoo towel - Max I know what he’s thinking: “As long as the list is clear to me, it will be...Read more
Jordan Gray
“OK, it’s work time. Snack. Water. Notes. Assignment. Music. Check, check, check, check, and check !” WAIT! Studies have shown that listening to music while doing work significantly decreases productivity and retention of information. Read the...Read more
Jordan Gray
Remember how satisfying it was to connect the dots in the right order? Step by step the edges and details became clearer until eventually you were left with a kick-ass picture of a giraffe—or something else equally as awesome. Well, what if I told...Read more
Adina Glickman
Remember when you were 7, and your teacher said “Your assignment is to read Charlotte’s Web”? You read every word because that’s what good students do. And remember when you were 13 and your teacher said “Read Chapters 4-7 in your History text”? You...Read more

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