Posts Tagged ‘To-Do’

Freshman Week: The 5 Best Apps for Freshmen

While a large part of the college experience is about becoming independent, responsibility is the biggest byproduct of independence. For many, dealing with the transition to college life is natural; others may struggle to lead a balanced, organized life. In the past, we’ve often talked about ways students can organize their lives, as well as ...

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 Get Over and Work Around Distractions

When you’re trying to work, you’re sure to be distracted by various things — people, cell phones, loud music, Facebook, etc. While it’s easy to turn off your cell phone or put on some noise-canceling headphones, not all distractions can be so easily ignored. Roommate having a giggly snuggle sesh across the room? Is a ...

5 Things to Do After Your First Week of College

You’re finally on your way to being in the “real world” and just have to make it through four years of college. Your first year will be filled with confusion, chaos, and stress. But there are steps you can take in your first couple weeks of classes to set the tone for the rest of ...

Quick Tip: Prioritize Tasks Based Upon Return

Getting everything done is often an impossible task on top of an already long list of incomplete tasks. That’s something I think about a lot as I attempt to better understand myself in order to increase my productivity. And as I’ve discovered, extra attention and priority should always be given to tasks that will yield ...

The Variety of to-do Lists

There are so many different kinds of to-do lists that people use to keep themselves on track and motivated to be productive. In this article, we will look at three different kinds of to-do lists and how they’re effective in their own ways. Daily to-do lists This is your normal kind of to-do list that ...

EpicWin for iPhone Turns Task Management Into a Productive Game

A few weeks ago, I told you about Task Hammer, an Android app that turns the usual dull task of task management into a game by throwing in character creation and a leveling system. In that post, I mentioned EpicWin, a premium, more sophisticated app with very similar features. Unlike Task Hammer, however, EpicWin is extremely polished ...

5 Tips For Dating on a College Budget

Dating creatively isn’t easy, but at least college-age kids understand the financial difficulties added to the stress. Here are 5 ways to impress your date without spending an arm and a leg. 1. Season Tickets/Annual Passes Most areas have theme parks, zoos, and other sorts of amusement parks for all ages, but they tend to ...