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Join a Worldwide Study Group with wePapers

I know, I know, you’re on vacation… When you do have to head back to school, though, you’ll be right back in the thick of reading, writing, and studying before you even know what happened. Here’s a tool to bookmark that might make the return a bit easier on you. wePapers is a brand new startup, just into public beta, that calls itself “The YouTube of documents.” Though the tagline’s...

10 Things I Wish I Knew Before Senior Year Started

Image via WikipediaI’m nearing the end of the first semester of my last year of high school, and the other day I had an existential crisis, which is just business as usual for me. That particular nonsense is over now, but it did give me an opportunity to look back on the past few months, and reflect on what I’ve learned. The big secret key to high school success still stands. You must balance your life to be truly...

Pimp Your Flashcards With Quizlet

As I’ve mentioned before, I think the best way to study is in ways other than just sitting and reading notes. I find that boring and unhelpful- did I mention it’s boring? How about unhelpful? I’ve just recently discovered an incredible tool to make studying and learning much easier and much more fun, and it’s called Quizlet. Basically, Quizlet is a massive flashcard database, full of every kind of...

More Interesting, Efficient, and Effective Ways to...

As the semester comes to a close, many of us are looking ahead to the dreaded final exams. We have to remember everything from the classes we slept through, read books we never even bought, and somehow convince our bodies that sleep just isn’t that important.Or, we could study less, even have a little fun, and still do well on exams, just by tweaking how we study. As I’ve mentioned before, most people don’t...