Tips for Achieving a Good Work-Life Balance in College

Posted by Ashlynn Houk

College is an exciting yet challenging time for many students. Trying to find the right balance between school work and an expanding social life can be tough. It is essential to develop solid time-management skills to keep everything on track. Check out our tips below for how to maintain a good work-life balance in college so you can be as successful as possible.

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Our Favorite STEM Movies

Posted by Annie McQuaid

Looking to add some movies to your summer watching list? Check out our selection of favorite movies that focus on math, science, and technology or feature famous STEM innovators.

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How to Take Great Notes

Posted by Ashlynn Houk

Learning to take great notes is an essential foundation for building strong study habits. Being able to rely on your lecture notes to retain lecture concepts will help you succeed in your course and ace those final exams. Read on for our list of tips for taking great notes. 

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Combine Studying with Exercise to Reach Your Goals

Posted by Annie McQuaid

If your New Year’s resolutions goals of fitness evaporated somewhere between the flurry of starting spring semester and the haze of preparing for midterms, don’t worry—you’re not alone. 

According to a University of Scranton study of 200 participants, less than three quarters of people maintain New Year’s resolutions through the first month. So by March, it’s not surprising that you can find any excuse to avoid a trip to the gym, especially when academic deadlines and responsibilities loom. 

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Study Tips From Students

Posted by Ashlynn Houk

There is no "one size fits all" method to studying and there are many different recommended ways to best prepare for an exam. That's why we asked students to give us their best study tips as part of a recent Twitter contest. Here are some of the best tips we received. 

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Student Tips to Stay Motivated Throughout the Semester

Posted by Ashlynn Houk

Keeping the momentum from the start of the new school year can be hard to sustain all semester long. Sports, friends, extracurriculars, and life in general can take away focus on keeping up with schoolwork. Check out our tips for staying motivated and engaged throughout the semester so you don't find yourself struggling midway through the term.  

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Essential Tips for Acing Final Exams

Posted by Ashlynn Houk

Final exams are right around the corner! With that in mind, we have compiled our essential tips for acing those final exams. 

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Putting the Student First

Posted by Ashlynn Houk

Scott Crawford, mathematics professor at the University of Wyoming, is a big believer in putting students first. Find out how he incorporates this attitude into his classes.

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5 Time Management Tips for College Students

Posted by Ashlynn Houk

We know how hectic life can get at the end of the semester with exams, papers, team projects, extracurricular events, and football games. That’s why we have compiled a list of our top 5 best time management tips for college students. Implement these tips to stay on top of everything going on!

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3 Ways You Can Motivate Students to Study

Posted by Annie McQuaid

This time of year not only brings about colder weather and the start of the holiday season, but also the beginning of study season for final exams. Or at least it signals the start of studying to the students who are learning-focused and highly-motivated. Unfortunately, many students lack the basic skills needed to properly study, as well as the motivation required to fully prepare for an exam.

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