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Improving Your Study Habits

I found an interesting article on Psychology Today’s Twitter feed from Art Hickman, a professor at the University of Texas. Citing the studies of other psychologists, Hickman indicated these to be among the most important strategies when it comes to studying.

“Think About Your Future, Not Just Your Next Game”

On February 16th-17th the NFL and the NCAA hosted the first Life Skills Roundtable for Student-Athletes. The student-athletes engaged in small group discussions with NFL and NCAA staff about academic advising, financial literacy, and athlete wellness with the objective of developing actions plans for how they can help implement resources related to these topics on their campuses.

Doing the Right Thing!

How do you define character? What character traits are important to you – displaying integrity, being respectful, dependable, responsible, or honest? When you look at yourself in the mirror what matters most to you; your self-worth, being truthful, or perhaps doing the right thing because it’s the right thing to do?

Test-Taking Strategies

If there is one word that clearly causes students undue stress, that word is test. Regardless of ability or preparation, a test brings with it the fear of failure. Students seldom look forward to a test, even in their favorite subjects.

Big Brother is Watching: Your Life Is An Open Face(Book)

Keeping up with the Kardashians, Jersey Shore and The Real World – just to name a few – are some of the most popular television shows on today. People seem to be more interested in reality TV than fictional shows most likely because so many are willing to let us have an intimate view into their personal lives.