How the Bullet Journal Can Make You a More Productive Student – I don’t like trying out new productivity systems. So when a couple friends of mine mentioned they were starting bullet journaling (Bujo) I thought, “Great. Another productivity fad.” I’d seen the cutesy, impractical lettering on Instagram: Who’s got time to do that every day? […]

What Is Dual Enrollment? (My Experience and Tips for Success) – It seems like dual enrollment is becoming a more and more popular choice for high school students, and it’s a good one. Maybe you’ve heard of it or had it suggested to you by your academic counselor, and you’re curious what it’s all about […]

How to Stop Procrastinating: The Only Guide You’ll Ever Need – Your big project is due this week. The deadline has been looming on your calendar for days, weeks, maybe even months. But with each passing minute it becomes harder to focus. So you fight the resistance: you check Snapchat for the 11th time, you […]

How to Network Like the Pros: 8 Creative Strategies No One Else Is Using – As a student looking for a job, you’ve probably heard of the phrase, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” As hard as it is to admit, there’s a lot of truth in that statement. Let’s face it: […]

How to Write a Killer Research Paper (Even If You Hate Writing) – Research papers. Unless you’re a weirdo like me, you probably dread them. When I was in college, depending on the class, I even dreaded these. It’s the sort of project that can leave even the most organized student quaking in their boots, […]

How Different Are College and High School? (Hint: Very) – Can college really be that different from high school? I mean, there are classes, textbooks, extracurricular activities, and other students. It sounds a lot like high school to me. These were the thoughts that ran through my head in the weeks leading up to my […]

How to Get Better at Math (While Spending Less Time Studying) – Did you know that if you pick any three numbers in a single row, column or diagonal on a dial pad, all the numbers are divisible by 3? This is one of my favorite party tricks to make people think I’m a math […]

How to Overcome Test Anxiety – 5 Strategies That Work – Anxiety on test day can make you feel like you’re alone in the wilderness. You might feel trapped in your own mind, afraid that one wrong answer could collapse your entire semester (or future career.) The next thing you know, your mind has wandered […]

21 (Creative) Answers to Common Interview Questions – A Google search for “common interview questions” yields more than 800 million results. The web is oozing with information about what questions you’ll be asked in an interview, but few sites offer insights into best practices for answering these questions. And if they do, the advice tends […]

How to Use Informational Interviews to Land Your Dream Job – Your parents, professors, or friends have probably told you that it’s hard to get a job these days. There’s some truth in that, but a more accurate statement would be that it’s hard to get a job these days if you rely on conventional […]