If you’re in a tough class and in need of peer support or if you find that you learn better when working through topics with classmates, it might be time to start a study group. If you’re taking a remote class, it can be tough to connect with classmates and ask them to meet up, but don’t stress.
What’s the first thing you do if you need to get somewhere that you’ve never been? Open your favorite map app and get directions, right? Then, let’s say you’re following those directions and you accidentally take a wrong turn, hit traffic or miss your exit. The app steps in to reroute you and get you back on track to your destination, and all is well with the world. Awesome.
The 2021-2022 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is now open and there are some very important things you need to understand about how this application works and why it is 100% worth your time to fill it out (even if you think you won’t qualify for anything).
As the semester continues, we know that this is a time of high stress and anxiety for some students. Whether it’s because of situations in your personal life or current events on a larger scale, bad feelings can build up. Left unchecked, these bad feelings can turn into depression, or even thoughts of self-harm or suicide.
Do you struggle to get things done? Or maybe focus on how hard or how much time it will take to complete a task? We're right there with you. But, lucky for all of us, science is here to help.
Several students have reached out looking for tips on studying. The thing about this topic is that it can mean a lot of different things to different people. Are you trying to absorb information from a long piece of text for a written exam, or are you trying to go through various types of materials in preparation for a multiple choice test?
Boosting memory function could help create more successful studying and testing capabilities. Anthocyanins are flavonoids found in plant foods and are most abundant in darker colored berries. Research suggests that eating foods high in anthocyanins can boost cognitive functions like memory. So remember to pick some up ... see what we did there?
For those of you who just got your financial aid refund or now have access to all that student loan money you never had before, this is probably the MOST IMPORTANT ADVICE your future self will wish you took.