For me, English class is the highlight of my day. I love reading and I enjoy writing essays. However, the idea is not lost on me that many people dread English class. So, from one English major to anyone who needs some advice when it comes to surviving English class with your mind (and GPA) … Continue reading 7 Tips for Surviving an English Class
If I seem silent lately, it's because I have very little time to blog...or sleep! I decided to take two summer classes in order to alleviate my course-load during the fall. Yes, I had good intentions but now I am not as thrilled as I was going in. I know I can't be the only … Continue reading Summer School Survival Tips
About a year ago I was agonizing over a grade I received in math -- a C. I felt like I had failed and this was not the first time I had let myself be so ridiculously defeated over a grade. But while complaining, one of the professor's who knew me happened to hear what I was saying … Continue reading Don’t “B” Disappointed: Why Getting a “B” (or C) Instead of an “A” is OK
I cannot believe that I am now entering week 8 of this 16 week semester. This semester has been both slow and yet fast at the same time. I don't know how that is possible, I suppose it depends upon the day. Regardless, I am happy that I am halfway through my first semester at … Continue reading Diary of a Transferring Mom Part 4: Mid-Term
Becoming a master "study-er" is key to success in college. This is especially true for moms attending college who need to make the very best of the time they have to study. And while some of the items I will suggest below are nearly (if not completely) impossible for you, many of these study habits … Continue reading 9 Ways to Study Like A Successful Student
Studying takes up a large amount of any students life. For every unit of class time it is recommended that a student spends twice as much time outside of class studying. Basically 3 units = 3 hours of class time per week + 6 hours of out-of-class study time per week. If you take that one … Continue reading Top 10 Places to Study — Even For Moms!