Schedule Time To Stand Up!

Schedule Time To Stand Up! To be blunt, starting college will hit you over the head like a ton of bricks. Luckily, you strong enough to handle it. This is because you are a Badger, and you were accepted out of thousands of candidates to take on the challenge. When times are tough, you will Read More…

QuizLIT

In high school, I was one of those students that was lucky enough to not have to study and still be able to ace classes. However, that changed when I started college. I knew what Quizlet was and had used it once or twice but I wasn’t as familiar with it as other people were. Read More…

That was due today?!?

My best tip to any student, incoming or 5th year seniors, is to stay incredibly organized. Not only as a student, but as an employee as well, the most useful thing I’ve done for myself is master calendar making and managing. Every time something is asked of me or something is due, I immediately put Read More…

3 Resourceful Study Tips

You live during a time of unlimited resources. A major key to mastering college is learning how to be resourceful because the more preparation material you have, the greater chance you’ll be ready for anything on the exam. Here are 3 tips for being resourceful in college. Make sure you grab a study guide. Teachers Read More…

Change It Up To Study It Up!

I hadn’t developed good study habits in high school, but once coming to college I picked up a very useful one. In the town I grew up, we had a few libraries but not as much at Madison. Something that helps me study is changing up the location of where I study every now and Read More…

The Sounds of Study Sessions

Regardless of major, classes, or schedule, chances are that soon after the semester begins you’ll have to discover how you study best.  Other entries in this blog offer great suggestions for learning/studying, but I’m here to offer my own: having a reliable study music playlist (or more) can help your focus and make studying more Read More…

Forgotten Libraries at UW – Madison

For all of you incoming freshman, I’m sure you will receive plenty of advice on study tactics, ways to avoid homework when possible, and how to focus when you need to. What a lot of people don’t tell you is how many incredible libraries are available that a lot of people don’t even know about. Read More…

How to Survive the College “Marathon”

If you’ve ever ran a marathon, you know how exhausting it is. College can be like that, where you may experience many assignments and exams in quick succession. Thankfully, I have compiled these tips that have helped me academically succeed in college: Study in Parts Rather Than in Whole In high school, you might have Read More…

Study Early, and Often

For many students, the structure of college classes and exams are new, especially for incoming freshman. The weight placed on exams in college is much heavier than that placed on high school exams, emphasizing a need for high scores on every exam in order to obtain A’s. As homework assignments are still important and need to Read More…