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Why I'm Helping Students Level Up their College Game

Why I'm Helping Students Level Up their College Game

I want to empower you to learn the skills of your chosen major and pursue relationships with professors and professionals in your field so that after college you are confident in your abilities to perform at a high level and have the system to be successful in your career.

PLUS, it’s my dream that you all feel free from the anxiety and overwhelm of college.

I want you to feel motivated and inspired to do the hard work, so that you can make a positive impact in the world.

How to Write an A+ Essay in a Day

This is the part where I confess.

The part where I’m supposed to feel shameful (strangely -- I don’t) and let you know that I’ve reformed my bad bad ways (I have).

There was a short period of time in which I worked for an essay writing company.

You know the ones. Where you can buy an original essay on your homework topic.

Yikes. Yep. That was me.

Needless to say, I got damn good at churning out A grade essays.

In a matter of hours I could turn around a highly-polished, thoroughly researched 5 page essay.

One dangerous myth about college everyone is telling you

Today I want to get a little bold & opinionated, because there’s a really dangerous myth that people are constantly telling college students that’ll end up making you waste years of your life and tens of thousands of dollars (and I want to prevent that!)
 

What’s the big myth?

It’s ok to not know what you want to do in college.

10 Quick Tips for Better Productivity

College finals are here and with finals week can come a serious breakdown in your productivity.

It's so easy to become overwhelmed by all the time you have to spend studying finishing projects, and writing papers. To stave off failure, here are some of my quickest tips to boost your productivity and ace your finals with ease.

Hint: You can also use these tips to keep your productivity and motivation strong all semester long.

Four Qualities Every College Student MUST Have (for MASSIVE success)

These are perhaps the weirdest sounding traits, but every college student who gets straight A’s with ease uses these to achieve massive success.

And the good news is, you can start using these TODAY to become a better student.

The even better news is, some of these hacks are so simple and easy absolutely ANYONE can do them and improve dramatically -- instantly.

How to Get A's and Keep Them (Motivation Mastery)

I used to stay up till 3 am, exhausted and full of anxiety, trying to finish an essay I should have started a week ago. Nothing but the most extreme procrastination-panic could induce me to get my work started. I hated studying for tests because it was hard.

But once I figured out how to trick my brain into rewarding itself for putting in the work, I was able to study, write papers, and complete projects without the anxiety and procrastination I was so used to.

What everybody ought to know about college (but no one will tell you)

7 Things You Ought to Know about College...but no one will tell you
 

The hacks and strategies I used to get straight A's at Berkeley while running 3 businesses. These will help you cut down on stress and give you more time to polish your projects and papers to make truly stellar grades.

How to write an email signature that will impress your Professors

I want to share the simplest trick you can do to stand out among your classmates and get noticed by your professors as a student who's something more than a student -- a doer, a go-getter, a professional.

It's your email signature, and it can do a lot of bragging for you and spare you the trouble. Want to ask for project extensions without dropping a grade? Want to be nominated for scholarships and speaking opportunities? Want to be a crazy college success? Read on...

6 Best Free Tools to Make You a Better Student With Zero Effort (+ a bonus worksheet)

Use these 6 free tools to improve your essay writing, track your assignments, and do better in college without having to spend extra effort. One of these tools will pretty much do you homework for you. Stop struggling and use these tools today to improve your grades and reduce your stress. Click through for the list of the 6 best college hacking tools. 

Can Your Internship Pass the Employability Test?

Will your internship get you hired?

Remember how in high school everyone told you you had to volunteer work to make your college resume attractive?

Well, everyone's been getting the same advice for years.

What happens is that soon everyone has a volunteer position. They start looking a lot like you on paper. Similar GPA, similar extracurriculars, similar SAT scores, similar volunteer history. 

When something becomes the status quo, you have to work extra hard to differentiate yourself.

It's bad advice to give high school students to blindly take on volunteer work, and it's bad advice to tell college students they "absolutely must get an internship or employers won't even look at your resume."

Because at that level, you no longer stand out.

Here's the solution.

Best Work Study Jobs on Campus

If you receive financial aid and get Federal Work Study, you can pick up some of the sweetest jobs on campus.

But I'm not here to just show you how to get a boring old campus job that pays you minimum wage. I'm going to tell you about the best jobs on campus - the jobs where you can build your career capital and the jobs where you can have time to study or catch up on your reading.

One Simple Trick to A+ Participation in Class (even if you're shy)

Today we're going to talk about how to participate in class (even if you're painfully shy -- like me!).

This awesome little trick is going to be crazy useful. Not just in class where you'll impress your professors and stand out among the other students. But in LIFE.

This post is both about how to overcome shyness and how to perform well in college.

Double win, yay! 

5 Steps to Writing a Complex Thesis without a Prompt

5 Steps to Writing a Complex Thesis without a Prompt

Prompts are nice. They're like helpful signposts for a topic idea. But if your teacher asks you simply to write a five page paper on a book you've read for class, finding a compelling topic and position can be difficult. 

If you're struggling to write a paper without a prompt, I've got just the thing for you.