Free tools just for stopping by

Time Budget Calculator

Use the Time Budget Calculator to set your expectations for the semester and visualize how you will be spending your time. Warning: If you have never done this before the results can be surprising (even shocking!). But if you truly want to be in control of your time and your life this exercise is well worth doing.

Watch the short video to see how, and then click the button below to use our calculator.

Click the button below to get started.

Strategic GPA Optimizer

OK, so things haven't quite gone as you had hoped. Now it's time to get it together to make a push to get the best GPA you can for this semester. You can either tell yourself you're really going to "buckle down this time" (again), or you can be smart and strategic.

We recommend smart and strategic. Click below to continue. (By the way, this is all computed on your machine- none of this goes to our servers, so there is no way for you to save it. Write it down or print it out if you need to!)

Working in groups

Group work can be painful. While it's true that most of your work in the professional world will be in groups, they succeed because they are structured to. Many professors who assign group projects don't build this structure into the project. So it's up to you.

Here's a .pdf that shows you how to do it.

How to Handle Group Projects