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5 Ways I’ve Used Pinterest as a Student

By Kathryn McCauley – TECHniques Center Tutor I am a self-proclaimed Pinterest addict. It didn’t take long after first downloading the app for it to become my favorite social media platform. If I’m getting my haircut, I go to Pinterest. If I want to cook a nice dinner, you bet I look at Pinterest before… Continue reading 5 Ways I’ve Used Pinterest as a Student

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Why YOU Should Apply to be a Master Tutor

By Elizabeth Hansen, Team Yellow Master Tutor Having been a Master Tutor (MT) for the past four semesters, I’ve learned a few things about what the position requires. If you’ve ever considered applying to be a Master Tutor, but you’re unsure of what the position demands and holds for you, then this is the blog… Continue reading Why YOU Should Apply to be a Master Tutor

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5 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your College Experience

By Nikki Lastoczy, Team Red Master Tutor They say college is the best four years of your life, but what they fail to mention is how you blink and it’s over. It is so easy to fly through this chapter of your life without even thinking about taking in the moment and making the most… Continue reading 5 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your College Experience

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A Beginner’s Guide to Bullet Journaling: Part 2

By Farah Gayahan This is Part 2 of our series on Bullet Journaling. If you didn’t catch Part 1, check it out!! How I Personally use my Bullet Journal Personally, I use my bullet journal as an agenda, diary, and scrapbook all in one. Before the beginning of the new month, I will create my… Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to Bullet Journaling: Part 2

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A Beginner’s Guide to Bullet Journaling

By Farah Gayahan This is Part 1 of our 2-Part series on Bullet Journaling. Check back later in the week for Part 2! Hello everyone! My name is Farah Gayahan and this is my first semester here at the Techniques Center! I was born in Manila, Philippines but my current hometown is Frisco, Texas. I… Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to Bullet Journaling

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Optimizing your Time with the 80/20 Rule

By Landon Breeding – Master Tutor for Team Black In 1906, an Italian economist named Vilfredo Pareto noticed that 80 percent of the wealth in his country was controlled by only 20 percent of the population. This led Pareto to formulate a theory that 20 percent of the causes are responsible for 80 percent of the results.… Continue reading Optimizing your Time with the 80/20 Rule

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Master Tutor Spotlight – CJ Holderread

“Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.” – Abraham Lincoln Hello, my name is CJ Holderread and I am the Master Tutor for Team Purple at the TECHniqus Center (TC) here at Texas Tech. This is my 4th, and sadly last, semester to… Continue reading Master Tutor Spotlight – CJ Holderread