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25 Tips to Survive and Thrive Your Freshman Year

Tip #3

Get Organized.

In high school, the teachers tended to lead you through all the homework and due dates. In college, the professors post the assignments - often for the entire semester - and expect you to be prepared. Buy an organizer, an iPhone, a big wall calendar - whatever it takes for you to know when assignments are due.

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by Daniel Manders, International Studies

Useful sites for language or culture study

This section will continue to be updated as new sites are discovered and new language 1010 guides are added.

General Language and Culture Links

How to Learn Any Language
Guides to different languagesign

This is a add on for users of the Firefox browser that loads random web pages depending on what you select for as topics. It is very useful for finding random knowledge about anything, especially world cultures and languages.

General information on several languages

Endangered Languages
From National Geographic - Maps, Facts, Photos, and Videos

Glimpse: Your Stories from Abroad
Some cool stories submitted by travelers

A search engine that displays results in 2 languages

A social site dedicated to meeting other wanting to learn a language

Spanish Links

Use a search engine for anylanguage+pod, like chinesepod, and you will probably get something for that language

Study Spanish
Contains pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary, verb drilles, and features and resources.

A Spanish – English Dictionary (Remember, all free translation tools are not accurate. They rarely correctly translate any sentence correctly, but can be used as dictionaries)


Learn a new Kanji symbol daily

Write out Chinese characters

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