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More Things to Do During Summer

Just a quick post from me today. After yesterday’s post about ideas for things to do during summer, I stumbled upon another two posts which I felt I had to recommend from Zen College Life, a great blog about the student experience in college. The two posts are called  How to Use Your Summer Vacation and More Great Things to do This Summer, both posts containing more ideas for things to do during summer. Sorry to make...

What to do During Summer Vaccation

  Image Copyright Lynne Lancaster There are a lot of people finding the site, or coming back to the site looking for some ideas on what to do during summer. I’m not going to write another post on the topic, because it would be very similar to the one I published last year. What I will do is link to some posts from GearFire and other sites around the Blogsphere. Things to do During Summer This is a post of mine...

WolframAlpha: A new tool for online research

Ever student knows that they can go to Wikipedia for an overview of a subject, that they can go to Google for a wide variety of perspectives and popular media,  Google Scholar for academic journal references, and Google Books for searching within books, both current and obscure.  The new Google Squared even organizes output into a table of key concepts to help you organize your research. But there is a key weakness to all...

Exam Prep for the Visual Learner

  I have 2 weekend, 3 weeks and 3 blue Post-Its until my first exam. Yes- 3 blue Post-Its. See: My first exam is the first blue blue Post-It in the third row, and there are three blue Post-Its before it. The green Post-Its are the weekends I have to study (far right), and the yellow ones are days where I don’t currently have any event scheduled that will require my mental or physical energy. (I apologize for the...