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How to Crush Job Interviews

For many, a job interview is the final challenge of your youth – the step that concretely separates you from your childhood as you leave school and head into the wonderful world of bills and responsibilities. Unfortunately, many of us still reach that challenge feeling a little unprepared. In a perfect world, being great at […]

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Mixing Paper and Digital Note-Taking Systems

Sometimes it can feel like we wished for technology on a monkey’s paw. We have untold connectivity and conveniences, but we’ve traded a lot of focus and connection to the present. The simple pleasures and feedbacks of writing on paper, for example, are lost if you want the benefits of near-unlimited storage and searchability. Or […]

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How to Take Good Notes from Books

Books are wonderous creations — yes, even some of the books you’ve been assigned in class. But if you’ve ever felt overwhelmed trying to absorb every word of every chapter of every book you’ve been assigned, there’s likely a better way. So today we’ll be talking a bit about how we takes notes from books, […]

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How to Promote Yourself Without Bragging

Promoting yourself involves walking a very fine line. Go too far to one side, and no-one will ever know what you care about, what you’re good at, or what you’ve accomplished. Go too far to the other, and you’re a terrible braggart who will soon understand why people say it’s lonely at the top. How […]

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Should You Pay Attention to Lectures?

Another day, another PowerPoint presentation. Sometimes it can feel like a Microsoft Office-based purgatory. But while you’re drifting off thinking about the newest episode of Dragon Ball Super, what else might your professor be talking about? In this episode, we’ll be talking about whether you should pay attention to your classroom lectures, along with: How […]

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The Science Behind Getting Better Sleep

I’ve always been a morning person. While some people view the idea of getting up at the crack of dawn as more horrifying than an angry honey badger covered with glued-on steak knives, I’ve been willingly doing it since high school. Even after my mornings stopped being filled with scheduled obligations – classes, summer jobs […]

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Our Habits, Routines, and Motivation Strategies

Running College Info Geek has become a pretty complex job. Aside from constantly fielding calls from governments around the world who mistake us for superheroes (it’s an easy mistake to make, I know), there are a lot of tasks we each juggle during any given week. For my part, I’ve got videos to script, film, […]

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Stress Strategy: How to Use Stress to Your Advantage

Did you know that broccoli is actually toxic? It’s true; every time you eat one of those delicious little trees, you’re subjecting your body to a small amount of toxicity. Oddly enough, though, that’s a It’s one of the reasons that broccoli is a “healthy” food. You see, our bodies and minds have adapted to the harsh […]

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