Constantly Challenge Yourself

I can’t sing. I can’t really play an instrument. But I’ve always wanted to perform – somehow – in my own little world. So for Christmas I asked for a ukulele…and I got one. Thank God for all the kind, patient, non-judgmental video people out there in YouTube Land who have been helping me learn […]

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Study Tips for Guaranteed “A”s

Few things in life are actually guaranteed. If you wear your seatbelt, you’re less likely to perish in a car crash, but it’s not guaranteed. Brush your teeth twice a day every day, the chance of tooth decay decreases dramatically, but doesn’t disappear entirely. However, if you follow these study tips, you are guaranteed* to […]

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There’s NO SUCH THING As “Syllabus Week”

I have noticed a trend over the past ten plus years that I have been working almost exclusively with college students. When I talk with them to start scheduling their regular tutoring sessions for the semester and start looking at the first week of school for booking, a healthy 90% of them say, “Nah, we […]

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Study Tips for Guaranteed A’s!

BY: Katie Kimberling, Founder and Alpha Dog of TutorPUG Few things in life are actually guaranteed. If you wear your seatbelt, you’re less likely to perish in a car crash, but it’s not guaranteed. Brush your teeth twice a day every day, the chance of tooth decay decreases dramatically, but doesn’t disappear entirely. However, if […]

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The Great High-School-Habit Fallacy

  After having worked with college freshmen for over ten years, I have noticed a recurring pattern among the majority of my students. It crosses all lines of race, sex, intelligence level, and public/private school status. It affects jocks, nerds, prom queens, cheerleaders, and kids who have pledged the Greek system and those who have […]

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