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Posts Tagged ‘scheduling’

  • Adding/Dropping College Classes: How To Know If It’s Right For You

    Oct 1, 2013 • Hareem Shafi • College TipsRead More »
    Adding/Dropping College Classes: How To Know If It’s Right For You

    The add-drop period has always been a saving grace for me. It is usually a week long, occurs at the beginning of the semester, and gives me the freedom to move in and out of college classes without penalty. The system offers me peace of mind. I can try out all my classes, safe with ...

  • How to Be Confident in College Courses (or How to Fake It)

    Sep 24, 2013 • Noelle Held • College TipsRead More »
    How to Be Confident in College Courses (or How to Fake It)

    The middle of the semester is always tough for me. The initial excitement of the first month of school has worn off, and classes are starting to pick up. College courses can be overwhelming at times, and feel even more so when you add in student organizations, sports, friends, and family life. My confidence always ...

  • 3 Time Management Tips for Your College Student

    Sep 12, 2013 • Wendy Nelson • College TipsRead More »
    3 Time Management Tips for Your College Student

    My daughter has a busy college schedule: 17 credit hours, the cross country team, work, and an honors college fall musical production. She has to do a good job keeping track of everything to make sure nothing slips through the cracks. When she was in high school, her teachers taught time management tips through a ...

  • Deciding Between College Campus Jobs? 3 Questions You Should Ask

    Aug 21, 2013 • Mark Burns • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Deciding Between College Campus Jobs? 3 Questions You Should Ask

    Whether it be for financial or academic reasons, many students take on paid college campus jobs during the school year. One challenge these students face is to choose a job that allows adequate study time and a satisfactory social life while working during the semester. From my own positive and negative experiences with college campus ...

  • How to Prepare for College Classes in the Morning

    Aug 16, 2013 • Hareem Shafi • College TipsRead More »
    How to Prepare for College Classes in the Morning

    Most college students are pros when it comes to pulling all-nighters. We all have crazy tricks up our sleeves that help us keep our eyes open the extra few hours it takes to finish that important paper. But preparing for college classes isn’t all about midnight study sessions or mainlining Red Bull; getting energized in ...

  • Working Part Time in College: Scoring the Right Job for Your Schedule

    Jul 23, 2013 • Leeann Sullivan • Work & InternshipsRead More »
    Working Part Time in College: Scoring the Right Job for Your Schedule

    If there is one thing that everyone can agree on, it’s that college isn’t cheap. Because expenses can rack up, working part time may be necessary while you’re in school. The question, then, is can you find a job you care about that will squeeze into the limited amount of free time you have each ...

  • Effective Time Management in College in 4 Easy Steps

    Jul 17, 2013 • Rob Zappulla • College TipsRead More »
    Effective Time Management in College in 4 Easy Steps

    You’ve probably heard it before: Time management in college is crucial. I’m here to tell you again, and to give you a few tips on how to actually manage your time effectively in college. 1. Use a Calendar I’m sure I’m not the first person to give this rather rudimentary piece of advice, but using ...

  • Try Using a Calendar App to Organize Your Class Schedule

    Jun 25, 2013 • Loretta Kay • College TipsRead More »
    Try Using a Calendar App to Organize Your Class Schedule

    Life can seem pretty frantic when you’re first starting college. You have forms to fill out, classrooms to find, and meeting times to remember. I’ve found that a calendar app is a great way to organize my schedule. I almost always have my phone on me, so a calendar app is perfect if I need ...