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Ask the nutritionist: “Sugar (e.g., candy bars) is the only thing that gets me...

It can be tempting to "treat yourself" by eating sugary foods when you study. However, this can leave you with less energy than when you started. Try these healthier alternatives for sustained energy.
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4 keys to studying for finals

These four tips will help you through finals.
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4 ways to avoid the temptation to cheat on your next exam

Avoid the temptation to cheat by improving your time management and citation skills.
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3 ways to eat and feel your best at school

How to find food options that are flavorful, varied, nutritionally sound, and satisfying at school.
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8 strategies to get you out of a studying rut

How to develop a study plan that involves techniques best suited to individual learning styles.
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Ask the professor: “How do you stay motivated through summer classes?”

—Jellina D., University of Victoria, British Columbia, CanadaIf I had a magic wand, I'd brandish it near the end of each term and wish all my students a sprinkle of inspiration to get them...
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The 15-min brain-boosting study strategy that works

Rate this article and enter to winStudying much? You might be using the classic moves. You know—rewriting all your notes into a newer, bigger note; highlighting as the new underlining; and my personal favorite,...

Ask the professor: How can I get myself to focus when studying?

—Jordan V.*, University of North Dakota(*Name changed)As I write this response, I’m listening to a radio station, checking Facebook (for the news, really), and monitoring my email for…well, in case I can find something...
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How to stop procrastinating tomorrow

Hold on—I gotta check Facebook just one more time before I finish this sentence. OK, I’m back. So! Procrastination: It’s bad.Most of us want to be efficient, but time after time we find the...
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Stop, collaborate, and listen: 5 tips for successful group projects

Rate this article and enter to win“The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.” Sound familiar? This famous quote from Aristotle (384 BC–322 BC) is applicable when people are working together to...