May 4, 2021

5 Excellent Tips for Taking Final Exams Remotely

When thousands of universities and millions of students were thrown in the loop this spring, professors and administrators felt pressured...

Sep 11, 2019

Kim Kardashian’s Law Tutors Think She’s Cheating On Legal Exams

Kim Kardashian has embarked on a law career at the age of thirty-eight, twelve years into her wildly successful reality...

This Columbia Pre-Med Student Desperate To Get Out Of An Exam Is All Of Us

Raise your hand if you've spent more time coming up with an excuse to skip your exam than actually studying.

Feb 23, 2016

The No-Nonsense Guide to the GRE

If you want to go to graduate school, then it’s time to start thinking about the Graduate Record Exam (GRE). Unlike the ACT/SAT, which a lot of people didn’t bother studying for back in the day, the GRE tests you on what Educational Testing Services think graduate students should know before grad school. This means you will actually have to study.

We've All Been There: 'Selling' Back Our Books

You finished your last exam early and, after waiting for someone else to turn theirs in (you don't want to be first!), ran down the steps of that lecture hall, slammed that baby on the desk and skipped your way to freedom

Dec 13, 2010

We’ve All Been There: Final Exams

You set your alarm for 8am, then check it 3 times to make sure it's right. Just to be safe, you set your phone alarm too. Everyone knows the urban legend about the time the power went out and that poor student slept through the exam that was worth 50% of her grade. That's not going to be you.

Dec 9, 2010

Fashion Porn: Boots

Whether you're buying yourself a post-exam present or looking to put something on your list for Santa (with exact color, size and style....you don't want him to get it wrong, do you?) boots should be high on your list. Temperatures are dropping, the snow is starting to fall and your toes are starting to get cold.

Dec 1, 2010

Put This on Your iPod: Silversun Pickups Carnavas

This semester is FINALLY starting to wrap up. Exciting? Yes, I can't wait to finish this round of classes. Stressful? Hell yeah, mofo. The end of the semester means that every. single. thing. I've been working on is going to be due at the same time. And on top of that, I have to start studying for finals. Barf.

Oct 21, 2010

The Starting Line: My Very First Midterm Season

So I'm new at this whole midterms thing. The idea that I've been more or less lounging around for the past 6 weeks and then - wham! - I'm hit with a test that's worth 40% of my grade...that's kind of crazy.

Oct 18, 2010

The Weekly Ten: Avoid Studying for Midterms

Fall is in full swing. The pumpkin spice lattes are a part of your daily ritual. You’ve broken in your new fall boots. You’ve given up that whole turning over a new leaf idea - you know, the one that involved getting your homework done on time. And hey, just in time for midterms too.

Aug 18, 2010

It’s Time to Start Thinking About School (!!)

It's that time of year again. Yep, the time when suddenly it's the end of August and you are stuck on your bed staring at all of shiz you need to pack into boxes for another successful (and sometimes difficult) year in college. You get slightly excited for another year to pummel you in the face with good times and countless hours in the lib. Can you feel it?

Aug 4, 2010

Want to Survive Freshman Year? Avoid These First-Year Blunders

So you're going to be a freshman. Thanks to your advisor/mom/campus tour/Bed Bath and Beyond advertisements, you think you're ready. You learned how to do laundry, you've purchased the Twin XL sheets, you measured your future dorm room (and cried when you realized you could touch all 4 walls from the middle of the room) and all those A.P. classes have prepared you for the workload that comes in college.