Create a Study Group

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According to those who have been there before, the key to success in law or business school is getting in with the right study group. These partners not only give you buddies to study with, they keep you accountable and on-task. If you let yourself down, you let down the whole group. Finding accountability partners […]

Set Your Schedule

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As summer winds to its inevitable close, college students are anxiously poring over their course catalogs, figuring out what classes will fit a schedule that will allow them plenty of time to hobnob with friends, give them enough credits to allow them to graduate on time, and also not require them to get up before […]

Take Placement Tests

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At the beginning of every school year, students from kindergarten through college spend the first few weeks of school getting adjusted and finding the right classes. Key in that process is the placement test. Teachers evaluate their pupils for reading, math level, and overall socialization. These tests not only ensure that students end up in […]

Clean Out Your Desk

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No matter what pithy plaques say to the contrary, every good teacher knows that effective learning starts with a clean slate, a clean desk, and a clean page – and the same is true for business people. According to experts, Americans waste almost 30 minutes a day – 180 hours a year – looking for […]

Time to buy school supplies

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Many entrepreneurs are bootstrapping their business, making do with as small a capital outlay as possible. While not spending yourself into a hole is wise, refusing to invest when you need to can cause problems, too. Particularly in the area of technology, it’s critical to have the tools you need to get the job done. […]