Does starting the new semester have you stressing out? You’re not alone. College is stressful, grad school even more so, and the start of a new semester or quarter can be downright nerve-wracking. Bills due, new professors, overwhelming list of assignments, and all that regular life stuff piling up…Sound familiar?
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August 2017 Goals & Updates
My August 2017 goals and updates are late – this post was kind of tough to write. You’ll see why in the Updates section below. Things have been pretty crazy, but there is good stuff coming up! Here is an update on my July goals and new ones I have created for August. Disclosure: This page contains affiliate links. That…
The Ultimate Back to College School Supplies List!
I have to admit, I just love getting school supplies. Me and the Staples clearance aisle are best buds, and when it comes to all those back-to-school sales? I don’t fall for everything, but I am a sucker for a 10 cent notebook :). It’s not all fun and games, though. As a college or graduate student, school supplies are your tools of the trade. You need a strategy to get the right tools for your budget, style, and area of study.
How to Find Scholarly Sources for Research Papers
This post is part of “The Cafe Scholar’s Guide to Writing a Research Paper” series, which walks you through the process of writing awesome research papers step by step from start to finish. When you are done finding great scholarly sources, be sure to check out the rest of the series! When your professor assigns a research paper, she might tell you…
How to Use Evernote to Organize Research
I use Evernote as an electronic version of the note card system. I can keep track of much more data, categorize the same quote multiple ways, organize in different ways until I find the best fit, and carry it with me wherever I go. No 3 x 5 cards required! The best part is that this data is fully searchable!