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Bring on the coffee and study guides!


Posted on Oct 13, 2014

Hello Pirates! I hope that fall break has treated you well, and you are all rejuvenated for the rest of the Fall Semester. With the semester half way done, I’m sure that the papers, exams, and projects are beginning to pile up. Midterms season is time that students tend to cram two months of information into their brain in the hopes that they will remember every detail of the subject content. Unfortunately, cramming information...

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A New Beginning


Posted on Oct 6, 2014

Hello Pirates! I hope the semester  is treating you well thus far. As fall begins to take over the East Coast, let’s take this time to administer a seasonal check up. For most of you, midterms are beginning to take over your life and Club Walsh has become the new hotspot for students. With the semester hitting its midway mark, I think it’s time to self-evaluate the progress we’ve made thus far. 1. How are classes? Am...

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Asking is Better Than Nothing


Posted on Oct 3, 2014

By: MIKE BROWN You are sitting in class trying to pay attention to the lecture so that you will learn something, when suddenly your professor starts handing back that test you took last week and it looks like you didn’t do too well on it either.  This is the point where you realize that you need some assistance, but little did you know that your “guardian angel” is actually the one teaching the class.  So how do you ask your...

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Best Places to Study


Posted on Oct 3, 2014

By: SAM CUTRONE Everybody has different studying habits. Some like to study late at night, while others during the day. Some enjoy studying with people, while others prefer isolation. Some like to study with music, while others in silence. When it comes to studying, I like to abide by the motto “Just do you.”  With that in mind, an environment according to your studying preferences is key.  SHU students often forget  the different...

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Asking a Professor for Help


Posted on Oct 3, 2014

By: TYLER GIBBONS Asking your professor for help may be one of the most intimidating things you have to deal with at school, yet it shouldn’t be. Professors are there to help you out and aid you in understanding the concepts. There are a couple of ways you could approach your professors. The first, and probably most obvious, is to go in during their office hours and talk to them in person. This is a quick and easy way to ask for...

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How to Best Study for an Exam


Posted on Oct 3, 2014

By: Albery Paula Exams contribute a great percentage to an individual’s grades; therefore it is crucial to study properly for each exam throughout the semester. There is no such thing as the best way to study for an exam, because everyone learns the course material in different ways and at their own pace. For instance, I like to start studying for an exam at least five days before and study small amounts of information each day, then...

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