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Spring Reading List 2017

Spring is almost here which means it’s time to start a book club. Here are 5 books that are on our top must reads! What books are on your reading list? Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth Overview On a planet where violence and vengeance rule, in a galaxy where some are favored by fate,…

10 Ways to Get Rid of Distractions When Writing a Research Paper

Here are our favorite ways to get rid of any negative distractions. #1. Hide your phone. Put your cell phone in a bowl and place your desk on top of four bowls. This way it’s too much work to get your cell phone out from under your desk. #2. Find a quiet place. Go study…

Study Tips for the GRE

Studying for the GRE can be very daunting at times. The pressure to do well can make anyone stress out and want to quit. This is why we came up with certain study tips just for the GRE. Buckle up and sharpen those pencils, it’s time to get studying!   Tip #1 Find a quiet…

The Best Ways to Find Motivation

Like many of us, it’s hard to find motivation to do anything. Sometimes getting up from your bed can seem like an impossible task. This is why we have put together some of the best ways to find motivation to get those pesky tasks done.   The feeling of accomplishments. When you finish a task,…

Last-Minute Gift Ideas

It’s that time of the year, but you’re still a valiant procrastinator. That’s fine, most of us are in the same predicament. That’s why we came up with some last-minute gift ideas you can give to your roommates, classmates, family members, or friends. Personalize a cutting board for a person that loves to cook. Tutorial here…

Easiest Ways to Improve your Memory

You’re about to take the hardest anatomy test of your school life. Sharpening your pencil, you try to recollect the body part names you memorized just two hours ago but it’s fatuous. You’ve forgotten it all! Does this sound familiar? Don’t worry it happens to the best of us. You just need to learn some…

Finding Your Creativity While In School

To be creative means to be in love with life. You can be creative only if you love life enough that you want to enhance its beauty, you want to bring a little more music to it, a little more poetry to it, a little more dance to it. ― Osho Reading that quote for…

30 Study Tips To Get You Going

Rewrite your notes. It gives you a chance to review what you covered in class and it can make sure you didn’t miss anything. Take notes and write down a summary of the important ideas as you read through your study material. It is best to review the material right after class when it’s still…

How to Find the Best Studying Spot

Hello, everyone! My name is Sarah Siebert, a Senior at UCLA studying Economics. I have spent my years trying to find the perfect study locations. There have been moments of complete bliss and solitude and other times where I’m distracted beyond belief. Here are some things I’ve learned over the course of four years of…

Easy Ways to Save Money

Let’s be honest, college life is expensive. There are so many things to buy: laptop, bedding, cooking supplies, books, tuition, school supplies, etc. You might be surprised to see how quickly your money can leave your savings account. Try these nifty tricks to save some extra cash.   Become your own personal chef It’s easy…