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The Library is the Fail Safe.

December 11, 2011 by


 Confused on where to study?  Many students, like me, opt for studying at home because it is easy.  I have found out that studying at home is rarely the best option.  At home, you are relaxed.  You have the ability to lounge in bed or you have to try to balance studying around other activities.  […]

Creativity Doesn’t Need a Muse it Needs a Drill Sargeant!!!

December 8, 2011 by


Have you ever tried to be creative on demand? Have you ever been around one of those artistic types who claimed to have an inability to create unless they’re “inspired” to do so? The relationship between artist and muse has been around for many years. In Greek Mythology the Muses were goddesses that inspired creativity in the field of art […]

Use Facebook for Your Job Search.

December 6, 2011 by


I love Facebook and all that comes with it….keeping up with my friends and family, sharing pictures of last Friday night’s get together and chatting to my BFF live.  Now I have just learned one more way to use my beloved Facebook site…to search for a job.  I still have another year of school left, […]

Visit Your Professors!

December 6, 2011 by


Office hours are a lot like hospitals.  People avoid them like the plague until they need help and then come rushing in with all sorts of last minute questions and requests.  As for anyone entering into college, one of the most common things you’ll hear from professors is “Go to office hours!!!” Office hours are […]

Study Early, Study Often

December 6, 2011 by


Time magazine’s Amanda Ripley discusses South Korea’s Educational System in her article found here: “On a wet Wednesday evening in Seoul, six government employees gather at the office to prepare for a late-night patrol. The mission is as simple as it is counterintuitive: to find children who are studying after 10 p.m. And stop them. […]

Are You Alert?

December 5, 2011 by


You may be alert reading this blog, but are you alerted in the middle of the night by IU Security?  IU Security has a great website. It can keep you updated with the most important security alerts that affect each and every one of us here at IUSB.  From protecting your computer from IT fraud […]

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), […]