Productivity

Rubik's cube
"Rubik" by Yorch Morgovo | CC BY-ND 2.0

Tues., June 16, 2015

Expand your knowledge by putting cognitive principles to work for you.
a car's rearview mirror
"Big things behind me" by Nic McPhee | CC BY-SA 2.0

Tues., April 28, 2015; by Debalin Sarangi

Reflecting on the semester helps you evaluate your achievements and plan for the future.
Coffee shops can be great spaces for your online classes
"Social media breakfast" by Mark Hunter

Tues., Jan. 13, 2015; by Grace Troupe

Online classes require self-discipline and self-motivation. Graduate Ambassador Grace Troupe offers tips to help you succeed.
a quiet spot to sit and relax
"It's time to relax and unwind..." by Vinoth Chandar

Tues., Dec. 16, 2014; by Derrick White

Key to making the most of your break is figuring what will benefit you the most, whether that’s resting, working, or doing a combination of the two.
Twins play on a seesaw
"twin" by jiunn kang too

Tues., Nov. 4, 2014; by Xiaoqian Ma

Grad Ambassador Xiaoqian (Annie) Ma shares her story of how she found her life/work balance at UNL.
Making goals and managing time
"London Time" by Doug88888 | flickr

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014; by Derek Schardt

Ready for the new semester? Graduate Student Ambassador Derek Schardt reflects on what he’s learned about making the most of grad school.

Tara Kuther, Writing for About.Com

To become a more efficient reader, consider the SQ3R method (survey, question, read, recite, review) to help you retain more without having to reread so often.

Most graduate students find themselves with research responsibilities, and for many this may be the first time they're given the opportunity to help run a lab.

One key to being successful in graduate school is to be productive. However, for many this is easier said than done, so a few suggestions are in order.