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College 101: SSC, students cite steps for success

Students take their time and study during the day at the Student Success Center Monday.

Imani Tapley, Staff Reporter

August 26, 2019

At the beginning of a new semester, students are finding new ways to succeed with new study habits.  Sophomore psychology major Brianna Townsend said she studies best when she uses highlighters.   Townsend said listening to instrumental music could actually help people study. “Try not to li...

College 101: Eastern students share study spots

Corryn Brock, Hannah Shillo

August 25, 2019

Finding the perfect study spot can be difficult, but many Eastern students have found a spot that fits their study needs. Logan Marr, a senior business management major, said he has found some favorite spots both on and off campus, but he prefers to study on campus. Marr said he enjoys studying...

College 101: How to start volunteering

Hannah Shillo, Associate News Editor

August 21, 2019

Students looking to give their free time to the community can go to the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteerism, located on the third floor of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union, for volunteering opportunities.  Beth Gillespie, director of the Office of Civic Engagement and Volunteeris...

College 101: Surviving finals

Valentina Vargas, Multicultural Reporter

April 28, 2019

Finals week is finally here, and the Student Success Center and fellow college students have some tips for the rest of the campus. The SSC said students must be familiar with the test they are taking, so they recommend asking their professors questions about the tests and what all will be in them. ...

College 101: Studying tips just in time for finals

Logan Raschke, News Editor

April 21, 2019

Eastern’s Student Success Center has a list of resources for students interested in learning how to study effectively come final exams next week. 10 Study Traps and How to Get Out of Them The SSC says there are 10 trapping phrases students sometimes tell themselves that prevent them from studying. Here a...

College 101: How to relieve stress

Elizabeth Wood, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2019

Stress is in the air this week as midterm deadlines begin to loom over student’s heads. Various assignments and tests accumulate on top of desks and inside book bags that only their owners can seem to sort through. However, students do not have to trudge through stress alone. Graduate assistant Emmanuel...

College 101: Students talk top study spots

Abby Lee, Contributing Writer

February 4, 2019

From the dining booths at the University Food Court to the comfy chairs at Booth Library, there are places all around Eastern’s campus for students to study and relax. Sophomore accounting major Victoria Wharton said she sits in Booth Library between her classes every day. “I just like sitting ...

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