8 Habits of Highly Successful Students

We have talked a lot about how to do well academically here at CIG.  That includes:

But of course, successful students don’t just do well academically; they usually do well all around.

So, the question is:

What separates truly successful students who have it together and do well in all areas of their lives, from the ones who just do well on the academic side of things? Read More…

When to Change Your Major (Ep. 163)

When you pick a major, you inherently don’t pick another major. You give up infinite potential lifetimes for whichever one you’re going for now.

Opportunity costs like this are the perfect breeding ground for uncertainty — and that uncertainty is bred very successfully. Various studies have found anywhere from 50% to 80% of students changing their major at least once in their college career.

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How to Make the Most of Your Language Class (Ep. 162)

If you took a foreign language class, you may have noticed something: almost no-one ends up actually able to speak the language.

For some, this is fine. It’s just a graduation requirement for them — but for those of you who are excited for the chance to study a new language, this can be a bit discouraging.

Fortunately for you, we’re spending today’s episode talking about how to get the most you can out of your language class, increasing the likelihood that you’ll remember more than how to say hello.
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