Category Education

Brain Fog: Why You Have It (Plus 5 Ways

Brain Fog: Why You Have It (Plus 5 Ways to Beat It) – Does this situation sound familiar? You’re in the middle of an assignment or a conversation when, suddenly, your brain seems to short-circuit. Maybe you forget a word or you totally space out. Instead of feeling sharp, you feel like you’re walking through […]

How to Study for (and Take!) Open Book E

How to Study for (and Take!) Open Book Exams – Open book tests are kind of like Lord of the Rings marathons. They sound awesome in theory, but in the end…only the strong survive. The truly weak get weeded out somewhere around the second movie when trees start talking. Everyone else tends to leave about […]

4 Tips to Ace Phone Interviews (Plus 8 P

4 Tips to Ace Phone Interviews (Plus 8 Practice Interview Questions) – So, you’ve applied for a job and you have an interview. Good news, right? Except that it’s a phone interview. And you hate talking on the phone. Interviews are scary enough when they’re face-to-face, but they’re almost worse when they’re over the phone. […]

Overwhelmed? Try These 3 Unconventional

Overwhelmed? Try These 3 Unconventional Time Management Tips – I have to admit something: I’m terrible at estimating how long it takes to do my work. From my high school years through my early professional career, I’ve lost track of the number of times that I’ve been in the zone writing an article, only to […]

How to Get Any Job You Want: The 2 Decis

How to Get Any Job You Want: The 2 Decisive Moments to Master – In my third year of university, I applied for a coveted summer position at a Big 4 accounting firm despite two glaring facts. I was not in an accounting program (I was an IT + business major), and I didn’t attend […]

How to Learn Any Language from Scratch –

How to Learn Any Language from Scratch – Language has fascinated me for many years, but it wasn’t always that way. Who could have blamed me? Language classes, particularly in high school, have a bit of a reputation for being difficult and ineffective. Even the students who ace every test rarely go on to speak […]

Burnout in College: What Causes It and H

Burnout in College: What Causes It and How to Avoid It – I should have just said “No.” About one year ago during my senior year of college, I was juggling a full course load, an internship, extracurriculars, and a social life. One afternoon, I got an email from someone asking me to help them […]

How to Motivate Yourself to Study (The 5

How to Motivate Yourself to Study (The 5-Step Process) – It’s a boring afternoon. You’re tired after class, and all you want to do is curl up with Netflix and a bowl of cereal. But you really should study, and you know it. It’s just that you just don’t feel like it at all. Maybe […]

How I Cut My Average Meal Cost to $3.57

How I Cut My Average Meal Cost to $3.57 by Meal Prepping – If you’re reading this article, you’re probably familiar with this scenario: You come back to your dorm, apartment, or house after a long day of work, exercise, or studying and you’re starving. So, you open up your refrigerator, only to find a […]

How to Get Any Job You Want: The 2 Decis

How to Get Any Job You Want: The 2 Decisive Moments You Need to Master – In my third year of university, I applied for a coveted summer position at a Big 4 accounting firm despite two glaring facts. I was not in an accounting program (I was an IT + business major), and I […]