Best Side Hustles for University Students

Back when I was an undergrad, I had NO IDEA what a side hustle was. But now we are living in this amazing time where you can create your own part-time jobs that work around your schedule. Let’s talk about some of the ideal side gigs for university students. I’ll start by talking about myContinue reading “Best Side Hustles for University Students”

How to Beat Procrastination

Procrastination is something we all face at some point, even though we know we should just get our work done. I am always so amazed by students who finish assignments before the deadline – I’m one of those people submitting at 11:59pm. So how can we beat procrastination? The first step is figuring out theContinue reading “How to Beat Procrastination”

How to Read Academic Articles Effectively

Reading and assessing academic articles can be challenging when you’re new to it. They’re not always clear, and they tend to be really long and complicated. If you set out to read every article from start to finish, you will never get your research done! It’s important to learn how to read academic articles effectivelyContinue reading “How to Read Academic Articles Effectively”

How to do Academic Research: A Beginner’s Guide

This post is for university students who would like some guidance on doing academic research. Maybe you’re working on one of your first research papers, or you didn’t do so well on the last one and you want to level up. Below, I’ll focus on on how to do academic research, rather than writing upContinue reading “How to do Academic Research: A Beginner’s Guide”

Motivation to Study

After working with so many students around study and time management skills, I have realized that these two topics actually encompass numerous other skills that often overlap. So I can’t talk about study skills without talking about time management, and I can’t talk about time management without talking about motivation. What is Motivation? Motivation refersContinue reading “Motivation to Study”

Why You Should Get Involved on Campus

This week’s blog post on getting involved on campus is in collaboration with Nicole from Behind the Classroom, where she shares tips and information for students, teachers, and parents. She is a high school teacher in Washington State, near Seattle and teaches English and Social Studies. While many of her posts are geared towards parents andContinue reading “Why You Should Get Involved on Campus”

Student Funding: Scholarships & Awards

How Can I Get Free Money as a Student? Free money, you say? Bring it on! As a soon-to-be or current university student, you should be applying for some of that free student money! Student loans are cool, but you have to pay them back at some point. Why not search for money that willContinue reading “Student Funding: Scholarships & Awards”

Understanding Your Parents’ Perspective of University

This week’s post is a guest post by Sierra Scacco, a freelance copywriter. She’s sharing some tips for how you can better understand your parents’ perspective when you go to university, and included some tips for improving your relationship with them. After 18 long years, you have finally made it! You’ve graduated from high schoolContinue reading “Understanding Your Parents’ Perspective of University”

How Can I Study 12 Hours a Day?

I get this question all the time from students. How can I study for 8, 12, 20 hours a day? Have a look at all the study questions over on Quora – this comes up all the time. As always, I have to say that I don’t think setting study goals by the number ofContinue reading “How Can I Study 12 Hours a Day?”

Scary Student Scams to Look Out For

There are so many student scams out there. Scammers are after your personal information, or your money, or I don’t even know what! This list is not exhaustive – there are other scams, so stay aware! University Student Tutoring Scams It can be really hard to find a tutor! And then some of them willContinue reading “Scary Student Scams to Look Out For”