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How to Be a Good Significant Other

If there’s one thing that the majority of humans can agree on, it’s that dating other humans is pretty cool. In one of our more recent episodes, we touched a little on this topic, but after quite a few requests it became clear that for whatever reason, people wanted to hear more about what many […]

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Staying Productive When You’re Sick

When it feels like your face is melting, it can be pretty hard to concentrate on anything — not to mention if you have anything more than a simple cold or sinus infection ailing you. Unfortunately, assignments and exams aren’t always so forgiving. So today, we’ll be talking a bit about what to do when […]

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Why the “Learning Styles” Concept is Wrong (And What to Use Instead)

I first learned about learning styles from my middle school guidance counselor. Standing before the class in our monthly “guidance” session, she gave the following proclamation: “There are three learning styles: auditory, visual, and kinesthetic. This test will help you determine which style comes most naturally to you.” We nodded our heads, picked up our […]

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Why You Should Keep a Journal in College (and Beyond)

My first experience with journaling was in first grade. Our teacher made us keep a journal each day as a way to practice our writing skills. Not that we understood it that way at the time–it was just another assignment that no one particularly wanted to do. I’ve no idea if that journal survived through […]

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Grades vs. a “Well-Rounded Education”

In this episode, I chat with my friend Tom Miller about grades. It’s a frequent topic of debate: Should you go to college and focus on just crushing your grades? Or should you eschew perfect grades and instead focus on becoming a “well-rounded, educated person”? Tom majored in both Mechanical Engineering and Philosophy, so he’s got […]

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The Best Thing You Can Do For Your Productivity

What if, upon graduating college, you decided to turn down the great job offers you had on the table? What if you instead decided to spend an entire year dedicated to learning all you could about one specific topic? That’s what Chris Bailey did – with productivity as his chosen topic, he took 365 days […]

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How To Ace Your Final Exams

Finals suck, but they’re here and you’ve got to deal with them. This week, I want to give you some tips that go beyond “DRINK ALL THE COFFEE” – trust me, I love to drink coffee… but bathing your brain in sweet, sweet caffeine isn’t enough on its own. In this video, I’ll give you […]

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