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Good sleep results in better grades

Good sleep results in better grades

By Sofia Syed, arts-editor@buchtelite.com

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 and Testing Center wanted to educate students on proper sleep habits with their workshop titled ...

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 and Testing Center has been holding college survival workshops to help students better prepare for cl...

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 with 15 higher education institutions to more adequately reach and tutor the students among them. Now...

Sleep for grades

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 Simmons Hall, Room 306. The hour long discussion reviewed the basics regarding sleep problems and...

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 choice. The reasoning behind why a student who has no choice, can vary. Two of the main reasons...

Students learn how to alleviate stress

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 academics with their lives outside of the classroom. If students are aware of others in distress...

Improving Grades Without Studying More helps students this fall

October 6, 2011

By: Brittany Wargo 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 McDonal...