Every student will experience that sinking feeling while reading a syllabus that appears too overwhelming. Whether it requires loads of reading, writing, or both, the feeling is dreadful at the beginning of a new course. Yet, no student today could possibly imagine the dread of the students taking W. H. Auden’s Fate and the Individual in European Literature at the University of Michigan during the 1941-42 school year.
Instead of marking up your book for class, preserve it by using sticky tabs.
Students taking copious notes from classes and books can benefit greatly from Google Docs because of its ease of use, online storage, and search functionality.
Many of us must have some type of noise in the background while we study. If you must, consider some ambient tracks or even white noise.
The most important thing is to avoid guilt for reading something other than your assigned schoolwork. It is allowed. You need the occasional escape.
Today, with easy access to online encyclopedias and similar tools, many books can seem unnecessary.
Footnotes are important, but you should not let them dominate your writing. Here is an easy approach to managing footnotes while writing your papers.
Here is a look at one approach to using Dropbox to manage your schoolwork.
While it may seem more practical to buy an all-in-one tablet device, an e-reader device still has its advantages.
Given the speed of online classes, it can be tempting to take several all at once. While a full-time student may find this load acceptable, anyone with a full-time job will quickly become overwhelmed.