My Journey Through The 12 Week Year Last year, a blogger friend introduced me to a book called The 12 Week Year: Get More Done in 12 Weeks Than Others Do in 12 Months. The idea was fascinating. I think I read the whole book on a flight back from Germany for a...read more
It would be easier to go green if things weren't so expensive. There's always this tug of war for me between taking care of the environment, making the best use of my time, and staying on the budget. It won't always be that way. In two years I'll be debt free, and...read more
Your organization and structure will probably change several times as you write your paper. Sometimes you come up with a clever way to word your thesis, and then you need to make your paper structure match. Other times, as you are writing and revising, you realize that something might make more sense in a different part of the paper. This can result in a bunch of cut-and-paste madness. It’s kind of a pain, and it is really easy to lose track of something or miss a section as you go, especially if you have to do a lot of scrolling to move a paragraph somewhere else in the paper.read more
That’s right - I’m back! The past few months I’ve been going through some major transitions and life changes. I usually wait to share about transitions on social media, but now that the dust has settled, I’m so excited to share what’s been happening in my life and...read more
I’m going to nerd out for a minute here, because creating a beautiful research paper thesis statement is truly a craft. Writing a great research paper is truly a craft.read more
I just finished up the first 6 weeks of my 90 Day Budget Boot Camp. I have got to tell you…this week I had some real fun with money.
Yup, fun, with money, and my budget.read more
Too late. I already did. Destroy 12 credit cards. On Facebook Live. If you missed it, you can catch the video below.
Seriously, you guys, it feels like losing 100 lbs. I can’t stop singing While We’re Young. And I haven’t even finished paid them all off yet, but I just know that once they are gone this time, they will really be gone for good. NEVER AGAIN will I have those chains!
Did you know that a solid research paper outline is the key to an A+ research paper? You’ll want to spend a good amount of time on this step, even more time than actually writing out the paper itself. The outline is going to help you structure your paper in a way that makes sense and then pull together your research to fill in the details.read more
It also helps to get motivated and stay motivated with the advice and stories of others. You can keep up the momentum and remember why you are making the hard choices. The WHY will get you through this. Here are four things that get me excited to stay on budget and pay off debt.read more
Let’s face it: college reading is really hard. Grad school reading is super intense. This is coming from me, and I love to read. Always have. If strong readers get overwhelmed by a mountain of books, then what about those of us who struggle with reading, or just don’t enjoy it? How can you do your assigned reading if you’re just not a reader?read more
Joy @ The Cafe Scholar
Hey there! My name is Joy, and I'm glad you stopped by to check out The Cafe Scholar! I love helping students improve their study skills, increase productivity, and write awesome research papers! Study smarter!