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A Giant Boatload of Final Exam Tips (Ep. 104)

Finals are coming up in a few weeks! Ever since I started making videos back in August 2014, I’ve tried to put a much heavier focus on academic topics than I did in the past. As a result, there are now a ton of videos, podcast episodes, and articles on College Info Geek that deal with exams […]

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How to Become a Published Author (Ep. 102)

Ever dreamed of walking into a bookstore and seeing your own work up on a shelf? There are two ways of going about accomplishing that dream. The easiest one is simply walking in and putting something you made right up on a shelf, and then walking out. Honestly, I’d do this with my mixtape, but […]

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How to Create a Study Schedule for Your Final Exams

As I write this, finals are right around the corner for most students… and here for others. So today, we’re going to talk about how to create an effective study/revision schedule for finals. What I want to do specifically with this video/article is show you one of my own study schedules from my freshman year, […]

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How to Deal with Perfectionism

This is one of things they tell you never to say during an interview when you’re asked to give your greatest weakness, but… I struggle with perfectionism. Where some people are content to leave things at “pretty good” or realize, quite correctly, that most of the little details in their work will likely never even […]

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A Master Class on Buying a Car – Part 1 (Ep. 69)

Unless you plan to move to New York, San Francisco, or some other big city after you graduate, you’ll probably have to buy a car at some point. Maybe your old Civic beater will last you a couple years after you graduate. Maybe it’ll blow up tomorrow while you’re on your way to class. Either […]

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Goal-Setting, Grit, and Impossible Lists (Ep. 43)

If you’ve been following College Info Geek for longer than, say, a week… you’ve probably noticed my Impossible List up in the main menu. What’s an Impossible List? For me, it’s my top-level system for goal setting and tracking. It’s also the tool that has probably made the greatest impact in my life out of […]

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This Dude is Winning at College… (Ep. 44)

Ever think to yourself, “Dude, Tom – why can’t you publish more often?” I get it. Three times a week isn’t nearly enough for your college hacking fix – so it’s a good thing there are other great college blogs out there to complement this one. Collegetopia is, in my opinion, one of the best […]

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