Studying in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Math, and Science

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Studying in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Math, and Science
Studying in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Math, and Science Humanities Humanities classes are concerned with all areas of human effort-relationships, creativity, inventions-and include courses such as literature, drama, philosophy, music, art, religion, and many more. Although it may appear that these courses are “easier” than math or science, humanities courses can be challenging because they ...

Academic Anxiety

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Academic Anxiety
Academic Anxiety: Defining Anxiety What is the difference between stress and anxiety? Stress can come from a variety of sources and does not seem to impact everyone in the same way. What is stressful to one person may not cause stress for another. Anxiety is more serious than stress because it adds a feeling of ...

Recognizing and Managing Stress

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Recognizing and Managing Stress
Recognizing and Managing Stress: Reactions to Stress What are reactions to stress? It is often more difficult to recognize the symptoms of stress than you might imagine. It may be that you have a cold that you just can’t seem to shake, feel an uncontrollable urge to spend money, or feel more irritable than is ...

The Causes of Stress

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The Causes of Stress
What is Stress? Stress can mean a lot of different things. It can mean physical pressure or force; emotional strain; mental tension; a specific response to a situation (such as fear or pain. Generally, when students talk about stress, they mean the pressure they feel from a variety of sources. Although some stress is good ...

Organization: Procrastination

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Organization: Procrastination
What is procrastination? Procrastination is intentionally avoiding work that needs to be done. Procrastinating is different than forgetting to do something. When you procrastinate, you know you have work to do, but you can’t bring yourself to do it. Most people-about 70 percent!-procrastinate to some extent. For some, procrastination is a real problem. When do ...

Organization: Getting Organized

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Organization: Getting Organized
Getting Organized Use these strategies to get organized. Get your supplies together. Take a few minutes to think about what you need and gather it together before you start to study. This will help you stay focused on what you need to do. Have a routine. It is easier to be organized when you know ...

Organization: Scheduling

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Organization: Scheduling
Using a Planner Everyone needs to have some way to manage life-some kind of planner or weekly schedule book to keep track of everything one needs to do. When you select a planner, look for the following characteristics. A good planner… is portable so it can be taken with you. lets you see at least ...