Take a Break!

Study breaks are incredibly useful for keeping sane while in college. Here are some things that I do to take a break: Grab a Snack Finding a quick snack like crackers, granola bars, popcorn, and so much more can be a nice way to treat yourself for the work that you have done, and put Read More…

Record Playing Study Break

One of my favorite hobbies is collecting colored vinyl pressings of my favorite albums. When I have the need to get up and stretch while studying, I love to pick out one from my collection to play. Since I have to continuously get up to flip the discs, it acts almost as built-in study breaks Read More…

Study, Study, Study

When you are studying or last-minute cramming for a test it can be stressful and hard to do. So simple ways to stay sane while studying and getting ready for your exams or tests are important to know. Simple steps you can do to get all your work done fast and well. I am going Read More…

Can’t Catch a Break?

There’s a whole lot of studying and partying in college, but what about that awkward time in between? Don’t just stay locked up in your dorm all day with your textbook waiting for the next celebration. Make sure to give yourself lots of study breaks to check in with your mental health! When I take Read More…

Madison Survival Guide: Study Tips

By: Grace Paar Going to school at UW Madison is no joke and classes ask a lot from the students. There are easy ways to make learning manageable and fun, while still understanding the information. Find a study Buddy – It is very important to find someone you work well with. Having someone to study Read More…

Study Now Party Later

Dear incoming UW-Madison freshman, listen up because I have some first-year tips for you to ensure you’re not overwhelmed by your course load. One thing I wish I found out about before I signed up for classes was MadGrades. MadGrades is a website online that gives you a breakdown of the average grades for a Read More…

Study Smarter Not Harder

Many students realize their high school study habits aren’t very effective in college. This is understandable as college is quite different. Often, professors are less personally involved, classes are bigger, exams are worth more, reading is more intense, and courses are much more rigorous. That doesn’t mean there’s anything wrong with you; it just means Read More…

Cut Down on Screen Time When Possible.

Throughout the Coronavirus pandemic, I found myself spending drastically more time on my phone and laptop than ever before. Online school made me exhausted, both mentally and physically. Taking breaks has always seemed like its own task that I’ve never been great at. Here are three ways I take a break from digital distractions to Read More…

Studying Tips From A Social Butterfly

Studying and social butterfly seem like an unlikely pair right? Not anymore… Coming to college, I felt like high school had prepared me well. But, I’d be lying if I told you my first semester Freshman year grades were perfect. That semester taught me how to adjust to the different type of academic environment and Read More…