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Good sleep results in better grades

Good sleep results in better grades

By Sofia Syed , [email protected] November 10, 2015

Naps and all-nighters can actually make one perform worse in school. Sleep is a vital part of keeping oneself healthy and allowing someone to perform their best. The University of Akron’s Counseling...

ImpROOve test taking skills

ImpROOve test taking skills

By Sofia Syed, Arts & Life Editor October 12, 2015

People often underestimate what is expected at a college level. Students who enter college with the mentality that it will be similar to high school might struggle with their grades. UA’s Counseling...

Students receive online tutoring to help improve grades

Students receive online tutoring to help improve grades

By Nicholas Summers , Copy Editor April 8, 2015

Students are still able to receive online tutoring for free through the Ohio eTutoring Collaborative until the last day of classes on May 1. Started in 2010, the Ohio eTutoring Collaborative worked...

Matt Altiere interacts with a student after the lecture.

Sleep for grades

By Elizabeth Zumbach, Arts & Life Writer March 18, 2015

The Counseling and Testing Center hosted a guest lecture by Matt Altiere, which focused on the benefits of healthy sleeping habits. Good Sleep and Academic Performance was presented on Tuesday, March 17...

Your Conduct As a College Student Will Forever Follow You

Your Conduct As a College Student Will Forever Follow You

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor December 1, 2014

Students at universities may transfer for numerous reasons, whether it is to the school of one’s dreams, because the price is right, the location is closer to home and family, or because they have no...

Graphic by Ted Boyer

Students learn how to alleviate stress

By Brittany Gregg, Opinion Editor November 18, 2014

It is that time of the semester when students begin to realize that finals week is vastly approaching and winter break is around the corner. It also a time when many students begin to stress about balancing...

Improving Grades Without Studying More helps students this fall

October 6, 2011
Improving grades while cutting down on study time may seem like a pipe dream to some. However, this is what The University of Akron’s Counseling Center taught students to do at a free workshop Tuesday. “Improve Your Grades Without Studying More!” was hosted by Donna McDonald, PhD. The center regularly offers workshops as part of their "College Survival Kit" series to help students succeed both academically and in life.
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