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Incorporating DISC into your study session

Posted on 2018-10-23

With school semesters slowly coming to a halt and finals season approaching, it may be time for you to revamp how you study -- or just start to study if you have been procrastinating opening your books.

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Using DISC to Help Your Child Become a Better Student

Posted on 2018-10-23

DISC reveals universal truths benefiting your child in school and beyond. DISC is an increasingly popular tool in the workplace. Many organizations use it for team building, leadership development, and to assess hiring fit. But please don’t file your DISC profile away or leave it in your desk drawer! Take it home with you because it’s actually a very practical tool for helping your kids become better students.

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Behavioral Strategies to Overcome Procrastination

Posted on 2018-09-26

Procrastination isn’t a disease, yet every student may suffer from it at one time or another. Those of us who are plagued by procrastination, myself included, know it has negative consequences, yet we still procrastinate willingly. The truth is, it affects everyone regardless of personality style. Why procrastinate? Because some tasks are out of our comfort zone, time consuming, vague, stressful or just plain, not fun. Who wouldn’t choose watching Instagram over writing a term paper? The more adverse the task, the more we procrastinate.

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StudentKeys: 6 Tips on How to be a Better Roommate

Posted on 2018-09-12

College is a lot more different than most high school experiences, and that can start with your new “home away from home.” One thing to consider when getting a new roommate is your personality style and how it can blend -- or clash -- with another. Most likely, you’ve already been paired with a roommate. 

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StudentKeys: DISC Personality and College Roommates

Posted on 2018-09-12

You’ve probably already been matched for a roommate on campus and if that’s the case, this article is for you. Let’s take a look at what kind of roommate you would be based on your observable behavior, or DISC personality style, and some tips for keeping the peace. 

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StudentKeys: Set Goals with Calendar Blocking

Posted on 2018-09-07

Studies show those individuals who set goals will achieve overall better results than those individuals who do not set goals. However, only 3% of the population set goals with measurable tasks on a list. I myself like to start my day with a list – anything from putting gas to my car, to work, to paying a bill. If it needs done, then it’s probably there.

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StudentKeys: Making the Perfect To-Do List

Posted on 2018-09-07

I’ve been using a to-do list since I can remember, whether it’s on my phone or in a notepad, and it always seems to keep me on track every day.

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StudentKeys: How to combat homesickness

Posted on 2018-09-07

Preparing for college can be fun -- new clothes, a new room, and a whole lot of freedom. Being lonely -- and homesick -- isn’t one of those fun, new things. Making sure to stay busy is critical to getting rid of the homesickness blues – and we have a list to help you make it through:

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StudentKeys: How to make friends quicker in college

Posted on 2018-09-07

Starting at a new school can be hard -- when you’re away from home it can be even harder. That is why making friends can be so helpful.

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Back to School Motivation for Teachers

Posted on 2018-08-14

The summer is winding down and soon you’ll be setting up your classroom, waiting for the whirlwind of students to arrive for the start of a new school year. The start of many changes. It’s exciting, yet dreadful all at the same time, and how quickly you can adapt will depend upon your personality style.

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