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Time Management

Adina Glickman
The issue: Waaaaaay too many students spend waaaaaay too much time taking waaaaay too many notes. Save time and give your hand a break: here are 3 concrete ways to streamline your thoughts and take more useful notes. 1. Use icons: You can see a...Read more
Adina Glickman
Many students approach reading assignments as if they are an empty vessel. You, O Book of Words, will fill me up and I will be Educated. But if this approach also causes you to dread reading, put it off, or even avoid avoid it entirely, as it often...Read more
Adina Glickman
Welcome to Spring Quarter! The grass is green. The air feels hopeful. The quarter will unfurl in front of you like a fiddlehead fern emerging green and fresh.This is the quarter, you tell yourself, that I will REALLY, TRULY manage my time. Really...Read more
Adina Glickman
Have fun this week catching up on sleep, finishing Incompletes, experiencing ASB, or just enjoying whatever your week brings! Next time: The Value of StructureRead more
Adina Glickman
Back in January, I promised I would address the value of a slow life . I’ve been eager, yet patient, to write about this, particularly at this time in the year when I sense students are a little more open to slowness. Recently, a student came in...Read more
Adina Glickman
Choosing a place to study is like picking the right pillow. If it doesn’t feel right, no amount of tossing, turning, re-shaping, fluffing, or flipping will make it work. But if you’re going to find a good place to do your long hours of homework and...Read more
Adina Glickman
Ever feel like you only notice you’ve strayed from your homework after a good 90 minutes has passed? Don’t you wish your subconscious would stop making decisions to procrastinate on your behalf? By now it’s old news that the last part of our brains...Read more
Adina Glickman
Welcome back to the Farm. You’ve been away for a month, hopefully enjoying some novels, hanging with the fam, reflecting on life, catching up on sleep, and readying yourself for the long winter’s journey. Funny, though: it’s the same 10 week...Read more
Adina Glickman
Five days before the test: Organize Organize and review your class notes and text notes carefully. Re-read the syllabus to get the BIG picture. Prepare a list of all topics that will be on the exam, listing them in order of importance. Four days...Read more
Adina Glickman
It’s that time of the quarter again, and with eight weeks of lecture and one I’m-still-sleepy-from-the-tryptophan Thanksgiving meal behind you, you’re probably pretty tired of bullet points, slide shows, and Uncle Randy asking you if you ever...Read more

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