Don’t fall for passive studying!

This morning while my boyfriend and I were having our morning coffee we realized this: “Go away, I’m reading…Star Wars” so of course I had to share!

This morning I was also doing some last minute studying for my exam today. I was talking to my boyfriend, watching  TV, and looking over my notes. In my head I was absorbing some of the information. When in truth, once I left for my class, that morning “study sesh” did nothing.

 

There is a huge difference in passive and active studying.

To really absorb information when you study, being 100% focused is crucial. Putting all of your distractions away, being in a quiet place, and having all of the resources you need are necessities to actually learning the material. Now don’t get me wrong, I do my assignments and problem sets and all that jazz with music or while watching TV. When you really need to study though, these all just serve as distractions.

Here are some study tips I have for active studying:

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Clinical Opportunities for Pre-Med Students!

Hey guys! This is my very first Vlog!

It is mainly for students in the Charleston Area who want to learn more about clinical opportunities, but there are also some things people outside of the Charleston area can do as well! So if you’re Pre-Med and want to find out more, feel free to check it out!

I also have some awesome pictures from this weekend at the Charleston Food Truck Festival! They were taken by one of my girlfriends who writes for spoon university! She takes some of the best food pics! If you wanna see more around the Charleston area and beyond, visit her Instagram: @food_bythelake

 

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Time management tips for students!

Doesn’t it feel like the start of each semester you have it all together? You’re understanding what’s going on in all your classes, you’re keeping up on your sleep, and eating a lot better than you did over the break. Then you blink an eye and it feels like you’re failing 4 out of your 5 classes, you haven’t slept in 2 days, and you’ve actually gained 5 pounds. You feel guilty for even breathing because you could be doing homework. I know what it’s like!! But I have found a way to manage my time (enough at least) to relieve some of the unnecessary stress and wanted to share what tips I have with you!

Mapping out your day will save your life and your GPA. One of my most daily used items is my planner, every college student should have one. I repeat EVERY COLLEGE STUDENT SHOULD HAVE ONE! I would recommend something that

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