Every student has specific and required classes they need to graduate in their major. However, many of us are able to pick additional classes for electives or to satisfy certain major requirements. In this tip, …
Having Effective Meetings | GUTS Tips
Working in groups to complete assignments and projects is inevitable for most, if not all, students. In fact, you will work in groups in a variety of social situations. In this tip, we are going …
Note Taking iPad/Tablet Apps to Boost Productivity | GUTS Tips
With the rapid transition to the world of online learning during the pandemic, many students faced challenges trying to navigate the overwhelming amount of teaching and learning materials. These applications can be helpful for creating and organizing an appropriate note-taking system that aligns with your learning style as well as utilizing your task management skills. To help with your decision of finding note-taking applications that work for you, we’ve compiled several resources that you might want to check out if you’re switching devices or if you’re looking for ways to improve your studying habits.
Coordinators’ Perspective: What to Consider When Picking Classes | GUTS Tip
In a few weeks, us Badgers will be picking classes for this summer or, more likely, the fall semester. But, when picking classes, what should you consider? Us coordinators have compiled some tips of what we do and consider when choosing classes so we can stay-on-track, pick a class that we enjoy and works for us, and of course with a good professor and intriguing course content that may help you when choosing your own classes.
Having a Reward System | GUTS Tip
Creating a rewards system for yourself, if done so correctly, can increase your productivity and motivation. When you’re in the thick of your work, not having a break seems daunting and almost makes you want to stop entirely. However, if you work little rewards into your study time, it’s easier to work on through difficult study sessions.
Online Platforms and Apps for Language Learning | GUTS Tip
To help with your process of finding language learning applications that work for you, we’ve compiled several resources that you might want to check out if you’re looking for ways to change up your studying.
How to Deal with Unproductive Group Members | GUTS Tip
In this article we discuss some steps to deal with unproductive group members, hopefully resulting in better performance for the group overall, and a better grade for you.
Boosting Language Confidence | GUTS Tip
While starting a new language can be fun and exciting, it can also bring unwanted feelings of anxiety and discomfort. Usually, you struggle not because you do not understand, but because you are doubting yourself. It’s completely natural to be unsure, especially with foreign languages. You may stumble through sentences, worrying about conjugations or masculine vs feminine forms, or if the idea you want to communicate is getting lost because of your accent. Yes, it is definitely intimidating to speak a foreign language at any stage, but you’ll never master that language without conversational use. The key? Stop doubting yourself and get confident.
Coordinators’ Perspective: Language Learning Tips | GUTS Tip
Learning a second language is an extraordinary and immensely rewarding experience. As part of the process, you learn and embrace new cultures, perspectives, and ways of thinking. Many of our coordinators, including myself, are learning a second language and we want to provide you with some tips we have found helpful throughout our language-learning journey that may help you in starting, or improving, your own.