Join Brandon and Natalie—two college students—as they discuss and interview students around the country on all things “college”.
Studying isn’t always fun and I often find myself putting it off, but these 6 steps help me stay on top of the game with homework.
Using these tips could help you finish assignments earlier so you can spend more time studying for exams! Read more
I think it’s safe to say our society has come a long way in terms of technology, and now is a very exciting time to be a part of it! It seems hard to believe that not even ten years ago it was unheard of for college professors and students to use digital tools in and outside the classroom – and now we even have a holiday to recognize it, Digital Learning Day!
So, in case you’re wondering what exactly digital learning is or why we celebrate it, read on to get the answers you need and decide how you can be a part of Digital Learning Day. Read more
It doesn’t matter what you’re studying—inevitably, you’re going to have to write a research paper or give an oral presentation this semester. I wrote papers in my Calculus I class! Requirements are going to depend on your professor, but it’s more than likely that as a college student, you’ve got at least one research paper looming, and one oral presentation on the syllabus. If you already have a few years of college under your belt, you more than likely have a few life hacks you’ve developed for handling these deadlines.
One of mine: start early! If you know you’re going to have a big paper due at the end of the semester, don’t wait until the last minute to get started. Read on for a few more life hacks I’ve gathered on research papers and oral presentations. Read more
Class, activities, studying, work. And if you’re lucky, a social life. We know you’re short on time and always on the go.
Ahhhhh, why are you reading this blog right now? Shouldn’t you be taking a final exam or preparing for one right now?! Well if you’re reading this blog maybe you need a little help from some technology friendly studying apps that will help get that A you are striving for!
The great thing about the apps I am about to share is that they are all easily accessible either on your mobile device or your computer. Read more
In the market for a new tablet? Rumors hinted at Barnes & Noble planning to release a new 7-inch NOOK tablet, designed to compete with the low-end price point of the bestselling Amazon Fire tablet, before the holiday shopping season. I’m a long time NOOK user, so this is exciting news for me, especially as my old tablet died over the summer. The news got me thinking about the old print vs. digital textbooks debate, and it looks like the jury is still out.
I read both in print and digital interchangeably, and I’ve expanded my reading in the past few years to include smaller devices, like my cell phone, among my displays. But a phone screen is certainly not the ideal way to read a textbook. What are the arguments for or against experiencing your textbooks digitally? Check it out to see whether or not digital textbooks are the way to go for your own learning style and budget. Read more
It’s not even Halloween yet but you’re probably swamped with research paper assignments. Am I right? Your professors may assume that you know how to use research databases and how to find scholarly education resources to use. But the truth is that many college students struggle with doing anything more than a simple Google search.
So let’s take a look at some tips, tricks, and strategies that will help you gather the research you need to ace that next term paper. Read more
My first day of college classes was daunting for me, as it is for most college students. You’re still finding your classroom buildings, navigating the college campus layout and meeting teachers and fellow students for the first time.
Here are some bits of freshman advice and college tips for your first day of class. Read more