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How to Go into a New Semester More Prepared Than Batman

The new semester is upon us, and with it comes a clean slate: a chance to explore and grow, make up for old mistakes, top last semester’s GPA, or just have more fun. Unfortunately for students and New Year’s resolutioners alike, good intentions aren’t usually enough to make things happen. So what can we do […]

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Essentialism: How to Do More by Doing Less

In today’s world, it’s hard to know what we’re supposed to be doing. Freedom of choice is a great thing to have, but when the internet makes us painfully aware of every awesome choice we’re currently making, it’s easy to try doing it all and end up overwhelmed. I was pretty overwhelmed myself this year, […]

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Lessons from The Personal MBA

Business, business, business. Say what you will, it drives much of the world we know. Sure, we’re both graduates of a business major, but today we’re going over a book filled with lessons and concepts from business that can be useful for almost anyoneю This is also our first video episode! If you like, you […]

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The Procrastination Equation: An In-Depth Breakdown

Procrastination. There’s a good chance you’re doing it right now. It’s one of the biggest problems we hear about from students and it’s absolutely still a problem after graduation. There’s no escape. Or is there? While we likely can’t banish procrastination from our lives forever, we learn to manage it and build habits that work […]

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Our Favorite Fiction and Why We Read It

We talk a lot about nonfiction on this podcast. We’ve covered The Procrastination Equation, Deep Work, The Productivity Project, and many others. But is there a place in our busy schedules for fiction? Do we read for fun? Absolutely. Few things make me as happy as reading. I grew up a voracious reader, even going […]

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How to Balance Work and School

As humans, there are many numbers we have to care about in life: number of years lived, the phone numbers of other cute humans, Twitter followers, etc. Unfortunately, if you’re a student, you’re probably also worrying about the numbers in your bank account and your GPA (even more unfortunately, one of those doesn’t go away… […]

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The War of Art

Resistance is the enemy. Resistance can ruin our chances to do the things we care about most without us even noticing it’s there. Are we blind? No, we’re too busy looking at Failure. Failure is an unreliable, yet lovable friend, who disappoints us frequently but every once in a while ends up teaching us something […]

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How to Become a Filmmaker

Who says you need to wait for college to build professional-level skills? Mayer Adelberg, creator of the web series , certainly doesn’t. Making solo YouTube videos is already hard enough, but Mayer found the creative fuel to successfully Kickstart his passion project complete with actual film crews and casting, all while still in high school. […]

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