5 Questions: Productive Breaks, Avoiding Multitasking, & Intimidating Professors (Ep. 112)

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In this reader questions episode, we’ll go over how to spend a break productively, whether you should dorm with a friend or a stranger, how to resist the siren’s song of multitasking, how to internalize the internet’s infinite self-help advice, and how to deal with intimidating professors.

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You mentioned noise-cancelling headphones. I totally agree! I use in-ear plugs all the time to help me study or focus wherever it’s noisy. They’re also great for listening to your awesome podcast during a bus trip. Anyways, thanks for the great content.


Thanks for making videos to help us college students. Even though I live in the Middle East I could still apply your tips and advice.


A sort of table of contents containing time signatures for each question would make this type of podcast very user friendly.


Hey, i’m writing from Brazil. That’ s an awesome Blog for college students.

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