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Best Time Management App List 2020

Finding the best time management apps can be a challenge. Every one has a different ideas of what "works" and what's "effective." When I look for a time management app, whether it's a daily routine app or a calendar, I look for something to keep me on task, send me reminders, and you know... look… Continue reading Best Time Management App List 2020

New Semester

How to Organize Your Life in College

"We continue the way we start." -Gretchen Rubin Let's create a time map for your first semester of college! If you're starting college next semester, chances are you are feeling INCREDIBLY nervous about this time. Partly a good, I'm-so-excited, everything-is-going-to-be-so-much-fun, kind of nervous. And partly an, oh-my-gosh-I-am-going-to-be-Responsible-for-feeding-myself-and-keeping-my-living-space-clean-and- waking-up-on-time-and-getting-things- done-all-by-myself kind of nervous. Both are normal.… Continue reading How to Organize Your Life in College

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Tips for Balancing Grad School and Real Life

“I’m Managing a full time job, full time grad school, and a social life…help!”Sound familiar? Grad school is a pretty tough time in life because you typically have more responsibility than you did in undergrad. Maybe you’re paying your own tuition for the first time. Or your own rent. Or you now have a mortgage (or a… Continue reading Tips for Balancing Grad School and Real Life

New Semester, Productivity, Studying

Balancing Grad School and a Full-Time Job + FREE Block Schedule Planning Sheet

  If you need tips for balancing grad school and a full-time job, you've come to the right place! Grad school is a pretty tough time in life because you typically have more responsibility than you did in undergrad. Maybe you’re paying your own tuition for the first time. Or your own rent. Or you now… Continue reading Balancing Grad School and a Full-Time Job + FREE Block Schedule Planning Sheet

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High School Study Tips

I spend a lot of time focusing on college study tips, and that is really important that we take the time to remember our OC babies! Homework, study hall, drivers ed, curfews, and the potential to get grounded. That’s right, this post is all about studying in high school! Plan Ahead.First and foremost, I’ll start this post… Continue reading High School Study Tips

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How to Highlight Books & Notes in College

Have you ever seen that picture of a textbook completely covered in yellow highlighter that just says, “Highlighting. You’re doing it wrong.”? I literally laughed so hard at that the first time I saw it because I have definitely gotten those textbooks before! (And in all honesty, I’ve also been that highlighting offender.)Sometimes, it’s just hard… Continue reading How to Highlight Books & Notes in College

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Good Habits for College Classes

Class. To go or not to go? That usually seems to be the question. I mean, we know that  it’s probably best to go… but the freedom of not having to be there is just so tempting sometimes.  Plus, there is always so much to do. Occasionally, we're just positive that we could be more productive if… Continue reading Good Habits for College Classes

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How to Prepare for a New Semester

How was last semester for you? Did you easily breeze through, flitting from class to class, turning in perfectly completed assignments that your professors praised profusely, all with perfect makeup and a manicure? OR Did you feel so overwhelmed that you rushed from class to class, looking like a drowned, harassed rat, somehow managing to type up and… Continue reading How to Prepare for a New Semester

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How to Stay Organized in Online College Courses (tips from an expert)

Yesterday was Labor Day, which means that it's officially BACK TO SCHOOL SEASON everywhere! And you know what that means! ...school supplies, new class schedules, and for many of us, online classes! Online classes can be tricky because they're sooo convenient. However, they're also sooo easy to fall behind in! Enter: Our secret weapon, Professor Myers! That's right, today's… Continue reading How to Stay Organized in Online College Courses (tips from an expert)

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5 Ways to Make Your Planner Pretty!

Planners. You love them. I love them. And seriously, what would we do without them? They keep us on track, on time (mostly), and productive!But just because they're a productivity tool, doesn't mean they can't also be pretty!(You may also want to take a look at 23 Tips for Keeping an Academic Planner)Making your planner happy and pretty… Continue reading 5 Ways to Make Your Planner Pretty!