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I had to post this hilarious list from you don’t learn these things in class Quarters are like gold.Flip-flops become as important as soap, and shampoo. Asleep by 2:30 AM is an early night. New additions to the food groups: Mountain Dew, Doritos, Ben & Jerry’s, Ho-Hos and Oreos. Make sure your alarm clock has back-up batteries. Duct tape heals all wounds. Showers become less important. Sleep becomes more important. 10 minutes is more than enough time to get ready for your first class. Going to the mailbox was never an ego-booster (or ego-breaker) before. You begin to nap again. The book your professor wrote is always required for his class. E-mail becomes your second language. Frat parties are exactly like they are in the movies. Ten-page papers used to sound impossible, now they’re a Godsend. You never realized so many people are smarter than you. You never realized so many people are dumber than you. Professors are like celebrities: you see them, but they never see you.

Six Comedians We Wish Would Return to Standup I've always rejected the idea that standup comedy is useful as merely a stepping stone to other things (movies, a sitcom, writing gigs). In my opinion, it’s as noble a final destination as any other. That’s what made Seinfeld documentary Comedian so refreshing to watch — a legendary, insanely-wealthy comic heading enthusiastically back into the standup fray, while a virtual no-name claws and screams as he tries to escape it. That’s not to say that a successful standup shouldn’t venture out into other areas. Obviously, comedians should explore the creative impulse in any direction they feel drawn. But while doing this, many comedians lose their way. Here are a few comedians that are overdue for a return to the stage: Jim Carrey His recent return to SNL was a tease — offering an all-too-brief glimpse back inside the mind of a comic genius that has for the most part been wasted for a decade. Maybe he’s lost his spastic comic edge. Adam Sandler Eddie Murphy Michael Richards Drew Carey Larry David

Learning Handouts Skip navigation links ugs : life and learning in sync Sanger Learning Center is UT Austin’s main resource for academic support. Each year, we help more than 20,000 students achieve their academic potential. We are open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Come in for one-on-one or drop-in tutoringImprove your study skills with a learning specialistMeet weekly with a peer academic coachAttend free classes and workshops Learn how self-testing can better prepare you for your next exam. 50 Tips for College Students I did the "extended tour" of college. From about 1991-2002. I did get 4 degrees, so at least I have an excuse. :) I've also been an adjunct professor, so I've also been at the other side of the classroom. 1) The Freshman Fifteen does exist. 2) Pizza - the ubiquitous college snack. 3) If it's either take out a loan or quit school, take out a loan. 4) If you can live harmoniously with someone in a 20×20 ft. space, you can do anything. 5) Flip-flops: Wear them in the dorm shower. 6) Always attend the *real* class, and use the Internet one for review. 7) If you are not a morning person, don't schedule classes for 7am. 8) Get involved on campus. 9) Too much socializing = bad grades. 10) If you are feeling overwhelmed, are having problems sleeping, or have gone through a breakup, visit your college's counseling center. 11) There are a lot of free activities on campus. 12) Many colleges have free tutoring centers on campus. 13) Sit near the front of class. 14) Attend the whole class. 47) Sleep.

The Non-Believer’s Guide to Easy Organization « In Limbo [This article is the first in my Back to School Series] So your days of summer laziness are numbered. In a week or so, your precious freedom will be no more, and you’ll be thrown back into the cruel world of early mornings, late nights, and more assignments than you can count on both hands. [pause for screams of horror] Never fear! Even a very minute amount of planning and a teensy bit of organization can save you bucket loads of stress and end up translating into mountains of free time for you to get on with..stuff that isn’t school. But maybe when it comes to organization, you’re a disaster. If so, I have an answer to your woes: Easy Organization for Non-Believers! I promise I’ll make it easy! 1. In my opinion, the number one way to get and stay organized is to have your choice of a portable calendar with you at all times. Daily slots for filling out homework or readingsMonthly calendar pages (you can avoid this by using a wall calendar, see #2)Space for extra notes Okay, are you sold yet?

English 21 Brilliant Productivity Tools Every College Student Musy Use If you ask a college student about productivity, he won't have much to say. And you really can't blame him. He leads a dynamic life where academics and fun go hand in hand, with the latter becoming a more important activity most of the times. However, with the advent of internet and web 2.0, a college student now has access to so many amazing tools that he could finish up his work as well as enjoy life to the fullest without the guilt. The following list mentions 21 such tools which could skyrocket the productivity of college students when it comes to doing research, communicating with fellow students and dealing with assignments. Research and Taking Notes 1.Questia Questia is an excellent online research tool which features a huge web based library of magazines, books, journals, papers, articles and much more. Although you need to pay about $19.95 per month for its membership, you could save on books and magazines you buy if you subscribe to it. 2.Free Book Notes 3.Wikipedia 4.Notely 7.

7 Sections Of A Perfect Student Resume Many times throughout college, you will need to be able to share your accomplishments. During the college application process, your past experience should form the basis for your essay and will certainly come up during any interviews. If you apply for any scholarships, you will once again need to write about your accomplishments. Do you have your information ready? The solution is simple: write a student resume (past experience cheat sheet). 1. Under this heading, list your high school, date of graduation, Grade Point Average (GPA), and any major test scores (SAT or ACT). Davidson High School September 2003 – June 2007 GPA: 3.54 SAT Score: 2100 2. Explain where you worked and who you worked for. Sam’s Sporting Store May 2005 – Present Part-time Sports Salesman. 3. List all the community service activities you took part in. Sandre’s Soup Kitchen August 2004 – February 2006 Dish Washer. 4. Explain some the interests and activities that make you unique. 5. 6. 7. Now that you are done…

7 Small Ways to Start Increasing Your Savings Today Last week’s techniques toward saving BIG money encompassed the larger ideas I adopted toward reaching my financial (and therefore travel) goals. This week, it’s time for a barrage of simpler suggestions culled from my own experience, as well as the many good travelers on the BootsnAll message boards. Adopt a few, try them out, keep doing what works for you, and spit out those that leave a bad taste. 1. Bring your lunch to work rather than going out to restaurants or buying food. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Bonus Tip Adjust your auto-insurance policy. Further reading: How did you raise the $$$ is one of the most popular dialogs on BootsnAll. The Travel Blog Success community offers practical resources and personal support to help you build a better travel blog. Whether you treat blogging as a hobby, or dream of building a location independent business, you'll learn what's required to create a name for yourself in the online travel world. Benefits of Joining: Click here to learn more.