Tips for retaining what you Read

Tips for retaining what you Read

Have you ever been reading a book only to realize you didn’t absorb the past two paragraphs because your mind was wondering? In today’s fast-moving culture, it’s a huge problem. A lot of us have trouble focusing on the words on the page and making sense of them in our minds, which therefore makes our…

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The Best Foods for Library Snacking

The Best Foods for Library Snacking

If you’re getting ready to hole up in the library for an extended cram session, don’t let your growling stomach interrupt you – or worse, distract everyone else in the library. It’s important to have snacks in your bag along with a water bottle and all your study materials, but not all foods travel well….

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5 Apps for Studying and Group Projects

5 Apps for Studying and Group Projects

If there’s one thing college students love, it’s when things are ‘optimized for mobile’ (AKA they can be done from the couch). Did you ever consider that maybe you’d be more productive in class if only your classes were more supportive of the fact that your iPhone is glued to your palm? Truth be told,…

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What to Bring for a Long Library Study Sesh

What to Bring for a Long Library Study Sesh

We’ve all been there: it’s the day before the exam and you’re feeling overwhelmingly unprepared. The usual prescription: a long, long study session in the library (or quiet area of choice). The last thing you need is to be distracted because you’re stranded without something you wish you brought. So, while you’ve probably got a…

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