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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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MT Spotlight – Rivir Berry

By Rivir Berry, Team Teal Master Tutor My name is Rivir Berry and I am the Master Tutor for Team Teal this semester. This is my fourth semester at the Techniques Center and my first as a Master Tutor. I am a junior, majoring in Spanish and minoring in Portuguese, so I spend a great deal… Continue reading MT Spotlight – Rivir Berry

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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

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How to Organize Your Life: Part 2

By Elizabeth Hansen, Team Yellow Master Tutor This is Part 2 of our series on Organization and Time Management. Check out Part 1, where Elizabeth talks about scheduling and using an online calendar! SYSTEM TWO: Due Dates & To Dos For due date and to do lists, I like to use a physical, paper planner.… Continue reading How to Organize Your Life: Part 2