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The Unschedule

The Unschedule: An Effective Method to Beat Procrastination

The 9 – 5 work mentality society knows as the norm may not be the most productive way of accomplishing your study goals. Going from class-to-class and straight home to study more puts you at risk for burnout. Instead, what research shows is that those who take frequent breaks throughout the day are more productive, […]

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Fears of Public Speaking And Apps That Can Fix Them

It’s presentation day at work, and you’re shaking in your boots. Know that you aren’t the only one in the room who doesn’t care to stand up in front of a group of people, and pitch a ground-breaking idea to the company. Experts estimate that about 75% of the population has a case of glossophobia […]

exercises that keep your brain active during the day

5 Exercises That Will Keep Your Brain Active During the Day

How many times have you found yourself going from meeting to meeting to checking email to multitasking during your lunch hour? It isn’t uncommon for many professionals to forget to take a mental health break in their busy days. Breaks are essential because they prevent “decision fatigue,” motivate you, and, contrary to belief, help with […]

How Your smartphone Habits Impact Your Productivity

How Your Smartphone Habits Impact Your Productivity

1992 was the magical year when one piece of technology changed the way we operate to this day. IBM invented their Simon Personal Computer, releasing it two years later to the public. The brick-like device cost over $1,000 and had an hour’s worth of battery life. In 1994 the phone wasn’t capable of accessing email […]

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How Graduate Students Can Quickly Read And Comprehend A Scientific Paper

The coronavirus continues to dominate the news now with cities limiting gatherings to no more than ten people. Restaurants, bars, and local businesses are shutting down in the meantime to stop the spread of the virus. Colleges included. Classes continue for many graduate students as they move to a streaming platform, and researcher papers are […]

How To Better Absorb Textbooks When Preparing For An Exam

How To Better Absorb Textbooks When Preparing For An Exam

Heavily debated in society is whether college textbooks are worth reading. If you go to class and take notes, you should be fine. Right? Actually, textbooks are essential to take the time to read because they give you a baseline for that field of study. Textbooks, unlike websites or newspaper articles, have a detailed account […]