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Ideal study space

Organize your study space to maximize your time

Rate this article and enter to winYou’re ready to study, for real this time. You sit at your desk and rub the ache at the back of your neck. Your phone chirps. Your friend...
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Tactful texting

Here are tips for communicating politely and effectively via text message: Think Before You Send: Some things are better said in person, or at least via a phone call. Ashley S., a junior at Ohlone College...
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Chill out, don’t bug out: Your best ways to prep for stress

Rate this article and enter to winYou’re heading toward an epic bio exam, that history lit review isn’t going to write itself, and the student government meeting lasted forever because the phantom glitter-bomber is...
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Like a pro: 7 tips for powerful public speaking

Rate this article and enter to winNail-biting? Check. Unavoidable? Check. Public speaking is likely in your future, whether you’ll be making a classroom presentation to your peers, giving a speech in an auditorium, or...
Chart your course: Using your syllabus to plan ahead

Chart your course: Using your syllabus to plan ahead

Rate this article and enter to winCross-country road trips can be a blast, but without a good GPS or road map to guide you through parts unknown, you could easily find yourself lost in...
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5 skills to take away from any job or internship

Rate this article and enter to winYou applied. You interviewed. You’re hired. Congratulations!No matter what kind of job or internship you’ve secured, there are many opportunities to hone your skills and develop your interests...
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What’s your learning style?

Rate this article and enter to winDo you have style? Of course you do, and I’m not just talking about how you wear your hair or show your personality through your clothes.There are many...
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Organize your job search: Strategies for landing your ideal position

Rate this article and enter to winSearching for a job can feel as exciting as navigating the world of dating-but also as confusing. If you start looking with a plan to stay organized, it...
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Communicate like a pro

Professional communication skills are for everyone. Interacting with others in an internship, job, or classroom is different from hanging out with family and friends. Here are some tips to improve your professional communication. While...
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Happy spending: How to budget for a better you

Rate this article and enter to winDilemma: You have $40 left after your monthly restock of PB&J supplies; you want to tag along with your bio partner for an Intro to Rock Climbing class,...