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Organizing: Step Two of Getting Things Done

After you collect everything in your brain that has been nagging you, you will need to do something with all of that stuff that has been rattling around in your brain. That is where this step comes in. Take all of the lists that you have so diligently written down in the first step and… Continue reading Organizing: Step Two of Getting Things Done

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Collecting: The First Step of the Process

This the first of a five-day series on the Getting Things Done method of managing your life as a college student. The first step to managing a complicated life is to collect everything that is currently hijacking your attention. Whenever there is something in your head that you remember that you “should” or “ought to” do, it… Continue reading Collecting: The First Step of the Process

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Don’t Let Senioritis Get the Best of You

JJ Taylor Master Tutor If you are graduating in May like I am, there is a good chance that you are starting to feel the effects of senioritis, which is described by Wikipedia as “…the decreased motivation toward studies displayed by students who are nearing the end of their high school, college, and graduate school… Continue reading Don’t Let Senioritis Get the Best of You

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Getting Things Done: A Tested Method for Managing Your Complicated Life

In my experience as an Academic Counselor, I have found that many times, students are overwhelmed with the sheer amount of things that they need to get done. How many times today did you think about stuff that you needed to get done? Did you think of these things during times that you could do… Continue reading Getting Things Done: A Tested Method for Managing Your Complicated Life

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Master Tutor Spotlight: Victoria Andrews

Hey Everyone! My name is Victoria Andrews. I am a senior Animal Science major with a minor in Chemistry and Agricultural Leadership. Once I finish my undergraduate degree, I hope to go onto vet school and after that I would love to be a mixed animal vet! I am originally from Pflugerville, Texas, which is… Continue reading Master Tutor Spotlight: Victoria Andrews

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Master Tutor Spotlight: Jared Olafsson

Hi everyone, I’m Jared Olafsson. I’m a senior Geosciences major from the small town of Houston, Texas. I will be graduating from Texas Tech in May and will begin my graduate career in the Department of Geosciences at Texas Tech shortly thereafter. After graduating with a Masters of Science, I hope to enter the oil… Continue reading Master Tutor Spotlight: Jared Olafsson

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Senior Reflections: “10 Things I Wish I Knew Freshman Year”

By Rachel Onishi Master Tutor   Each college has a personal librarian that you can contact through email or in-person. They are incredibly helpful with doing research and finding information for writing papers. Find out who your personal librarian is and establish a life-saving friendship. Your Raider ID can get you discounts almost anywhere. If… Continue reading Senior Reflections: “10 Things I Wish I Knew Freshman Year”