• Highlighting Tips and Tricks When it comes to highlighting text, remember: less is more. Highlighting text should always focus on the most important pieces of information; in other words, when you’re done highlighting a page, more of the text should remain unhighlighted than highlighted. Want to highlight a text more effectively? Consider applying these three tips. Highlight on the […]
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    1 min read July 10, 2015
  • The Ins and Outs of Studying We’ve all been there: it’s the night before a big test and you’re debating if you should pull an all-nighter. You could drink those 12 cups of coffee and pray you’ll remember everything within that twenty-chapter text, but odds are, come 8 a.m. you’ll be exhausted and unable to recall the information you just spent […]
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    2 min read June 9, 2015
  • Apartment Hunting: A Love Hate Relationship There are some techniques in choosing the perfect apartment for you and your roommates or even just yourself. Finding apartments can be described as an easy or difficult task. It’s easy because there are so many out there to choose from. But this is also what makes it difficult—there are just TOO MANY choices. Which […]
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    5 min read May 31, 2015
  • Impressive Cooking in Five Simple Steps Do you want to impress your girlfriend or really, really, impress a potential girlfriend? Don’t bother with the old “let me take you out to dinner” stuff – “come to mine and I’ll cook you dinner” will win every time! Words of wisdom from my mom – “learn to and you’ll never be without a […]
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    2 min read May 27, 2015
  • Multiple Choice Test Taking Strategies Multiple choice tests can be tricky; in order to do well, a student should routinely use a few good strategies. Let’s take a look at four key strategies below. Annotate the question Research shows that the more an individual engages with the question, the more focused the brain becomes. Therefore, when reading the question, it’s […]
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    2 min read April 29, 2015
  • Taking Classes with Friends: Good or Bad? There are plenty of reasons to take and avoid classes with friends. Inevitably, you’re going to have friends interested in taking the same classes as you. Taking classes with friends sounds like fun, right? But before you make that ten to fifteen week commitment, consider all the pros and cons of taking classes with people […]
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    3 min read April 11, 2015
  • Foods to Fight off Cold Season The next time you’re ordering out, dining in, or cooking at home, consider adding one of these super foods to the menu. Want to avoid those pesky winter colds and all their miserable consequences? Then start paying attention to what you eat. Many foods offer essential vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients that help strengthen the […]
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    2 min read March 15, 2015
  • UCI Stands by the US Flag From: UC Irvine Alumni Community Members To: Our Friends, Our Family, Our Veterans, and to Our Nation. This has been a challenging week for our campus community at the University of California, Irvine. The campus has received a large amount of negative publicity in regards to a piece of legislation passed by only six members […]
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    1 min read March 12, 2015
  • Best Water Fountains on Campus? With all the walking up hill, down hill, up hill, up hill, up hill—honestly, everything’s uphill—you can work up a sweat. You can also work up a thirst. Now, you have to keep hydrated, you just do. To keep those mediocre grades, to not (obviously) fall asleep in class, to avoid crazy headaches, to prevent […]
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    2 min read March 6, 2015
  • SPOP 101: A Guide for Incoming Freshman It’s that time again: that all familiar feeling of getting ready to go back to school. But this time it’s different. You’re going to COLLEGE. “I’m nervous about moving away from home.” “College is so much different than high school. “College is going to be so hard.” Relax. Before you actually begin school at UCI, […]
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    3 min read February 26, 2015
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