Getting Ready for Finals


Finals are right around the corner… will you be ready?

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Wildcon


Hey all,

We are now ten days removed from what could’ve been called the greatest convention in STLCC history. This convention known as Wildcon was hosted at STLCC Wildwood in the Multi-Purpose Room on April 3rd, 2015 from 4-9 pm by the League of Extraordinary Gentleblokes, Nerd Culture, Club at the Wildwood Campus. I was staffing there during it and I must say they had a few things going right. With a turnout between 125-132 people, it’s no surprise that we will be hearing from Wildcon again. If you missed it be sure to stay tuned for the next installment coming in the fall semester. Below are some photos from the convention one of a cosplayer as the Witch-king of Angmar. The other is of a musician named Ben Webb from the band, they had performing, Jeopardize.

Signing off until next time,

G.S.

Witch King LOTR Costume Ben Webb of Jeopardize Band

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I’m Not Special


Also, I am not a genius.  Just thought I’d clarify.

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Procrastination


Procrastination is a tricky thing, we all do it, we all get frustrated at ourselves for doing it, and repeat. In this vlog, I talk about how I combat the most harmful effects of procrastination.

Do you have a question that you would like to me answer in a future video? Sound off in the comments below!

-KG

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5 Ways to Help with Midterms


Hi all, I’ve learned from experience that procrastination isn’t a good thing. So here are five ways to make your midterms a lot easier.

5. Participate in class – This may be hard, especially for those of us who find a class boring, but showing the teacher you care is the first step in easing in.

4. Schedule your homework – Instead of letting everything pile on it’s best to take a deep breath and schedule yourself time to do homework. Even if that means cutting into time with friends.

3. Group study session –  I can guarantee you that not everybody in the class gets every subject. The best way to learn is together. Trying to figure out everything you don’t know and cram it in doesn’t work. Not one bit. However, by helping someone with what they don’t know it reinforces that in your head and then when that’s done they can help you with what your having trouble in.

2. Sleep well –  Making sure you’re well rested for class is very important. Being asleep in the class is not going to help you learn.

1. Ask the teacher –  If there’s a concept you’re not getting, ask the teacher. However, make sure if its on the homework it’s just one part. They are not there to do the homework for you. They will sit down and help you work out a solution. Make sure that you schedule time at least once to sit and talk with them.

Signing off until next time,
G.S.

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The Faces of Wildwood


A couple of weeks ago, I visited the Wildwood campus and spoke with a few students about their favorite things about community college and some of their best study tips.

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Staying Focused


Today, I talk about staying focused. This is an issue which I frequently run into, hopefully this will help some of you!

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