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Apps for Finals: 9 Technological Tools to Help Tackle Your Tests

As you are well aware, final exams are rapidly approaching. Studying for finals can be an overwhelming and confusing experience for many students. Luckily, there are tons of apps designed to help keep you productive and that can assist you in your finals studying journey. Make a List. Todoist This is my personal favorite to-do… Continue reading Apps for Finals: 9 Technological Tools to Help Tackle Your Tests

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The Sound of Sleep

Zzzzz. The sound of sleep. While sleep is something we all crave, it is also the thing we tend to neglect. This is especially true during times of stress or needed productivity, like finals time. We tend to rationalize it by balancing the loss of sleep with the extra time gained, hopefully increasing our productivity,… Continue reading The Sound of Sleep

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Notes from NASPA

Hannah, Larry, and I were able to travel to New Orleans a few weeks ago to attend the NASPA annual conference for Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education. This is a very large conference – over 7000 attendees! – so it’s difficult to narrow down the trip into just a few highlights. Here are my… Continue reading Notes from NASPA

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4 Things You Can Do To Better Yourself In College

Brieann McDaniel Master Tutor Professional Development Texas Tech has a fantastic career center and they have so many resources available to aid in your personal professional development. You can make an appointment to meet one-on-one with a career counselor who will help critique and edit your resume or someone who will conduct a mock interview… Continue reading 4 Things You Can Do To Better Yourself In College

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TECHniques Center Counselors Present at the ATP Annual Conference

Two TECHniques Center counselors, Brandi Schreiber and Myself (Jacob Fisher), traveled to San Francisco California March 29th to April 2nd to present at the Association for the Tutoring Profession annual conference. The Association for the Tutoring Profession is one of the leading organizations in the country for training and certifying academic tutors of all disciplines… Continue reading TECHniques Center Counselors Present at the ATP Annual Conference

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March Madness & Puppies

By Samantha Ward Master Tutor So you’re wondering what March Madness has to do with pups? At the TECHniques Center, quite a lot! The TC just finished up its own March Madness fight. There were 15 students, tutors, and counselors who competed in this bracket! After the final game (Wisconsin vs. Duke)- Duke won leaving… Continue reading March Madness & Puppies

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Plan and Do: Steps Four and Five of Getting Things Done

After you have collected, organized, and reviewed all of the “stuff” in your life, it’s time to plan your day and do the things that you need to do. Luckily these last couple of steps are super simple. Planning Sit down and schedule 5-10 hours per week that works with your schedule that you can… Continue reading Plan and Do: Steps Four and Five of Getting Things Done