Little Tricks to Stay Focused in Class

Let’s face it: Keeping alert in class can be tricky, especially if you have one of those pesky 8 a.m.’s and spent the previous night working late on a paper and APA reference list. While an extra-large coffee might be your go-to for those days you’re especially tired, sometimes caffeine alone can’t do the trick. […] ...

6 Ways to Stay Awake According to Science

We all have those days where it feels impossible to stay awake. Maybe you accidentally binge-watched your favorite show until 3 a.m., or you need to wake up super early to study for a big exam. Making our bodies concentrate when running on little sleep can be difficult, but you can use these scientifically-backed tips […] ...

How To Use That Disappointing SAT/ACT Score To Your Advantage

Everyone has bad test days. Maybe that extra hour of cramming instead of sleeping didn’t help. Or maybe the SAT or ACT just seemed extra hard that day. Who knows. In any case, don’t fret! A positive outcome of your test day experience is that you now know what to expect and you have a […] ...

5 Reasons to Use Your College Library

Whether you’re looking for a quiet space to study, seeking a desk to finish your paper’s MLA or APA citation bibliography, or need to borrow books and research materials, your college library can help! Here are our top five reasons to dig out that library pass! 1. Solo study Studying from home comes with numerous […] ...

SAT Reading Prep You Can Do Daily

Without the stress of group projects, quizzes, or formatting a works cited page, summer is the perfect time to start gearing up for the SAT Reading. Whether you’re on the road or at the beach, there are a few ways you can start prepping bit by bit. Have you ever read a sentence three times […] ...

ACT Prep You Can Do Daily

By Jillian Schleiden When you picture studying for the ACT, you might imagine yourself surrounded by piles of books with dark circles under your eyes from the long hours of work. But it doesn’t have to be this way! You can prepare for the ACT bit by bit, everyday. It just requires a little planning […] ...

4 Ways to Battle Writer’s Block (and Win)

by Amanda ClarkWriter’s block. We’ve all experienced this demon. You get an assignment, sit down to begin, and BAM! Nothing. Or you write a stellar first page, feel like a writing rock star and then—BAM! Nothing. When you have deadlines to meet, a foggy brain can be more than a nuisance. Next time, skip the […] ...