Dorm Shower Etiquette

If you are going to be living in a dorm, you will be sharing a bathroom and shower space. College showers are private and public at the same time and can require a great deal of adjustment for those who are used to taking a shower at home. Because this is a shared space, different rules apply and, unless you want to make some enemies fast, it is vital that you learn and follow dorm shower etiquette. You definitely SHOULD… Wear...

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How to Survive an All-Nighter

The phrase “all-nighter” seems to be something that is forever linked with the college experience. Almost any college graduate will tell you that they were forced to stay up all night at least once in their college career. If you can, it is best to prepare ahead of time, so that this painful experience is not one that you have to live through. If it comes down to that deadline day however, and you find yourself with a...

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Tips to Maintain a Healthy Weight in College

“The freshman fifteen” live large in college lore. The expression refers to the fifteen pounds most freshman women pack-on during their first semester, because they are eating “dorm food” and supplementing with small mountains of fast food and snacks. Exacerbating the problem, freshman women are more sedentary than their older classmates, because they enjoy the luxury of having no obligations except school. The...

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Top 4 Tips to Boost Your Memory during Exams

Photo by jackhynes Did you ever wish to convert your brain into a computer so that you can store unlimited memory through chips, and even share it through a flash drive? Well, you can make your fantasy real by learning the top 4 tips to boost your memory during exams. Tip #1 – Luck favors the prepared Psychologists say that most students, who rush to review their notes an hour just before the examination, do fail. This has...

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How to keep your disposable razor sharp for long

I learned about this little trick 8 months ago and I’ve been using the same razor without ever it ever going dull since then. In my experience brushing the razor against a towel works just as well. Before every shave, I run the blade up and down on a pair of jeans about 20 strokes each direction, then rinse it in really hot water. I shave 2-3 times a week and the blade is as sharp as ever. This also saves a ton of money. ...

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Complete Change Your Life guide

The Change Your Life guide recently concluded with the post ‘Know your goals‘, but if you missed the 9 posts before it, don’t despair! The Change Your Life guide is available as a PDF for FREE soon to everyone who signed up for the SmartStudent newsletter & updates. You can still sign up by entering your email address in the right sidebar! In the mean time, here is the full listing of all the posts,...

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