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The new semester is upon us, and with it comes a clean slate: a chance to explore and grow, make up for old mistakes, top last semester’s GPA, or just have more fun.

Unfortunately for students and New Year’s resolutioners alike, good intentions aren’t usually enough to make things happen. So what can we do to increase the chances of success?

In this episode, we’re talking about how to start the semester off on the right foot, so future you can take things a little easier.

Things mentioned in this episode:

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  • Reading Assignments: Crash Course Study Skills #2
  • Google Calendar
  • Rate My Professors
  • FAFSA
  • Stay Organized and Motivated All Semester with Weekly Productivity Reviews
  • Asana
  • Google Drive
  • Dropbox
  • Model–view–controller
  • Tom’s resume
  • Tom’s personal website
  • Essentialism: How to Do More by Doing Less (Ep. 171)
  • The Path to College, Pt. 3: Becoming College-Ready (Ep. 111)
  • The Ultimate College Packing Checklist
  • What’s In My Backpack? – Fall 2017 Edition

Want more cool stuff? You can find all sorts of great tools at my Resources page.

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