healthy habits

October 22, 2015
healthy habits to master in graduate school

3 Healthy Habits to Master in Graduate School

The demands of graduate school have a way of coming at us at times like a rip tide….threatening to sweep us off course and away from our goals and dreams for the future. Grad school can be a challenging and intense experience. Unlike college, where oftentimes cramming the night before could still result in decent grades and where there was plenty of time for fun and fraternizing, being a graduate student is a full-time job that requires heightened self-discipline, time-management and study skills. In order to be up to the challenge, grad students need to be in tip-top mental and physical […]
March 19, 2015
Brain Boosting Tips

Brain Boosting Tips for Short Term and Long Term Memory

It’s usually during “crunch time” (think midterms and finals) that graduate students start looking for ways to stay awake and focused. Often relaying on a never ending caffeine fix and handfuls of sugary chocolates to help them out…. which they swear to drop as soon as the studying/test taking/report writing (_______ fill in the blank) is complete. But studies show that if students put regular energy into these healthy brain boosters they are much more likely to retain information which means less all-nighters/less last minute studying and ultimately better results. It works like this. When you take care of your […]