Posts Tagged ‘Procrastination’

4 Great Study Strategies to Tackle Finals

4 Great Study Strategies to Tackle Finals

Finals mark the dreaded final hurdle before summer/graduation arrives, and we’re nearly there. Here are my four favorite study strategies, which I used (with varying degrees of success) to tackle each semester’s onslaught of final essays, exams, late-night study sessions, and the overwhelming sense that I’m running out of time. Find a system that works ...

How to Use Deadlines to Your Advantage

How to Use Deadlines to Your Advantage

I’m finishing up my senior year now and, looking back, I can see that my biggest barrier to success in college was procrastination. It’s probably an issue for you too. But there was also one solution to my problems – and I mean besides just turning into an efficient person, because who wants to do ...

The Pros and Cons of Online Education

The Pros and Cons of Online Education

Editor’s Note: If you’re looking for a great online college or want a mix of online and campus classes, use HackCollege’s School Finder to find the best one for you.   Online classes have made it possible for a lot of working adults or people who can’t fit certain classes into their schedule to get a degree. ...

6 Ways to Improve Study Sessions

6 Ways to Improve Study Sessions

Sure, it might be easy to improve your study sessions by pairing up with a good-looking study partner, but that might not be the best method if you’re trying to learn. Here are a few ways to improve your study sessions so they’re useful without being completely miserable. Related: 10 Memorization Tips for More Effective Study ...

How to Be Successful with Online Classes

How to Be Successful with Online Classes

Editor’s Note: If you’re looking for a great online college or want a mix of online and campus classes, use HackCollege’s School Finder to find the best one for you. Planning on registering for an online class next semester? Or maybe you’re taking one this semester and aren’t having the success you planned. There’s a ...

4 Tips for Staying on Top of Homework

4 Tips for Staying on Top of Homework

Every college student’s favorite thing about class is homework. Okay, not really, but it’s an unavoidable part of college that you have to learn to accept if you want to make it through the semester. For those of us who dread doing it, homework usually gets pushed to the back of our mind until the ...

Why Daydreaming Can Lead to Productivity

Why Daydreaming Can Lead to Productivity

I know what you’re thinking: daydreaming is one of the most unproductive activities that you can do. (I know, I get it.) But hear me out. Daydreaming can lead you to be the most productive you’ve been this month. Here’s how. Related: Don’t Be Obsessed with Productivity Sense of Self Daydreaming can make you think long and ...

7 Bad Health Habits Commonly Developed in College

7 Bad Health Habits Commonly Developed in College

College is often a time to experiment with indulgence of various kinds. Unfortunately, some of those indulgences never seem to fade away as we enter the real world. Here are seven poor health habits we often develop in college, and have trouble un-developing once we graduate. If you catch them early, maybe you won’t become ...

Fighting Procrastination to Become a Better Student

Fighting Procrastination to Become a Better Student

Procrastination is the ability to reorder tasks of high importance with ones of less importance, which is usually to the benefit of the person at hand. For example, if a person is faced with the task of filling out dreaded tax returns, vacuuming, dusting, and washing clothes might all be completed before the person gets ...

The Reasons Behind and How to Stop Procrastinating

The Reasons Behind and How to Stop Procrastinating

We all procrastinate in one way or another. Some of us are regular offenders; others do so just occasionally or even rarely. Believe it or not, the tendency to procrastinate isn’t necessarily your fault, but the fact that you keep letting it run your life certainly is. According to Psychology Today, “Procrastinators are made, not ...

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