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Time management

December 6, 2011 by


In the past two years of my college life, my focus was not entirely on my studies. I spent most of my time hanging with friends, going out, and just having a fun time. So naturally, I didn’t do as well as I would like on some assignments. This caused me great stress to try […]

Yes, a Portfolio will Ensure Better Job Opportunity

December 1, 2011 by


The answer to the question: “Will I need a portfolio to ensure the best chance for a job?” is yes, if you want to look professional, make an over-all impression, get the edge and not miss any advantage of obtaining that job you desperately need! One huge myth about whether a portfolio should be used or not, is the notion that only people who are looking […]

Study, Study, Study

December 1, 2011 by


As finals come closer and closer for most students at Indiana University South Bend, I thought that some good study tips might be useful during this time. The good people at collegeboard have some great tips for studying. As they state: You can succeed by knowing what to expect and how to handle it. Think of college as a […]

All-Nighters Can Have Lasting Effects

November 29, 2011 by


Those of us here at IUSB know all about pulling all-nighters for papers/tests/exams/and projects. Especially this semester, from my experience and from talking with other students. Many students don’t get the required 8hrs of sleep and pull at least one all-nighter a month. According the a study done at the University of St. Thomas (Minnesota), […]


November 29, 2011 by


“In education it isn’t how much you have committed to memory or even how much you know. It’s being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don’t. It’s knowing where to go to find out what you need to know and it’s knowing how to use the information you get.” –William […]

Do You Get Enough Sleep?

November 29, 2011 by


Ana Montano talks about the amount of sleep Americans get, but most importantly the amount college students get. That new found freedom can make some people get a little crazy. Before you know it, you’ve been up and it’s 3: 00 am. And you have a class at 8:00 the next morning. Your choice then […]

The Stress of College

November 29, 2011 by


College can be stress at times when you college students have deal with midterms, projects, interviews, papers and lets not forget finals. However Tamar Lewin points out that stress levels of college students are increasing, especially freshman students. In the survey, “The American Freshman: National Norms Fall 2010,” involving more than 200,000 incoming full-time students […]