The College Info Geek Podcast: Study Tips& Advice for Students

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Thomas Frank from College Info Geek dives in to the strategies and tactics that the best students use to be awesome at college. Learn how to study better, hack your habits to learn more in less time and be more productive, build a personal brand that will make you insanely attractive to the companies you actually want to work for, and get tips to pay off your student debt fast and start making money. Whether you know your university like the back or your hand, or you can't even find your classes, this podcast will help you become an awesome student.

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http://collegeinfogeek.com
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Thomas Frank from College Info Geek dives in to the strategies and tactics that the best students use to be awesome at college. Learn how to study better, hack your habits to learn more in less time and be more productive, build a personal brand that will make you insanely attractive to the companies you actually want to work for, and get tips to pay off your student debt fast and start making money. Whether you know your university like the back or your hand, or you can't even find your classes, this podcast will help you become an awesome student.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-08-20 09:53
last episode published
2019-08-19 06:00
publication frequency
8.51 days
Contributors
Thomas Frank owner   author  
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Number of Episodes
282
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Business Education Higher Education Careers

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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
19.08.2019

The Case Against Following Your Passion (Ep. 273)

Everywhere you look, the world is telling you to follow your passion. But does it need to be your job?
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
5.08.2019

Let's Talk About Minimalism (Ep. 272)

Minimalism is all the rage these days. Is it just another fad, or is it worth checking out?
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
29.07.2019

10 Things We Regret NOT Doing in College (Ep. 271)

We've talked a lot about the things we did in college, but what about the things we didn't? Here are some of the things we regret missing out on.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
22.07.2019

5 Questions: Mental Toughness, Quitting a Job, and Trying to Disconnect (Ep. 270)

In this 5 questions episode, we talk about when to quit a job, how to develop mental resilience, how to disconnect from constant computer use, and more.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
8.07.2019

How YouTubers, Podcasters, and Online Personalities Make Money (Ep. 269)

Ever wondered how so many influencers these days seem to be earning a living off little more than a social media following and some content? Wonder no more.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
24.06.2019

Our Winding Career Paths (Ep. 268)

Careers can look like they might be a straight line from start to finish, but it's not always that simple. We talk about the experiences that led us here.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
10.06.2019

When Good Advice Goes Bad (Ep. 267)

Productivity advice is cool and all, but sometimes you can take it too far. We talk about some times when seemingly good advice has backfired.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
3.06.2019

5 Questions: Simplifying Meals, Saving Your GPA, and Embracing Silence (Ep. 266)

In this week's 5 questions episode, we're talking about habits, cooking, coffee, grades, and the sometimes unsettling sound of silence.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
27.05.2019

Productivity Lessons from Video Game Design (Ep. 265)

Productivity often means needing to do something repetitive or boring. Luckily, video game designers are brilliant at making repetitive things seem fun.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
20.05.2019

Building the Perfect Day (Ep. 264)

It's easy to end the day feeling a bit rushed...like something wasn't quite right. But the first step to having the perfect day is to figure out what it is.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
13.05.2019

Are We the Loneliest Generation? (Ep. 263)

Technology has brought us all closer together than ever before, but something feels off. Are we lonelier than previous generations?
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
6.05.2019

Easy Ways to Be Eco-Friendly (Ep. 262)

Looking to save the earth, but don't have a lot of time or money to dedicate to the cause? You're in luck! Here are some easy ways to be more eco-friendly.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
29.04.2019

5 Questions: Building Strengths, Standing Out, and Liking Reading (Ep. 261)

In this 5 questions episode, we talk about standing out, learning to like to read, and whether you should focus on building your strengths or weaknesses.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
22.04.2019

How to Improve Your Travel Experience (Ep. 260)

Travel can break up the monotony of your routines and inspire you to see things from a different angle. Here are a few ways to make it less overwhelming.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
15.04.2019

How to Capture Inspiration When It Strikes (Ep. 259)

When inspiration strikes, everything feels possible. Unfortunately, that feeling seems to leave us as quickly as it arrives. Can we break the cycle?
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
8.04.2019

The CIG Story: From Dorm Room Project to Full-Time Business (Ep. 258)

Gather 'round, folks, it's time for a story. Here's how College Info Geek went from a side project in college to the full-time job it is today.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
1.04.2019

5 Questions: Mornings, Quarter-Life Crises, and Dealing with Negativity (Ep. 257)

In this 5 questions episode, we talk about breaking good habits, dealing with negativity, surviving a quarter-life crisis, and more.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
25.03.2019

How to Learn to Play an Instrument (Ep. 256)

If you've ever wanted to learn to play an instrument, this might be your year. We talk about our experiences with the musical arts.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
18.03.2019

Time Is Money: The Poisonous Mindset (Ep. 255)

We all know time is money, but as the gig economy and remote work blur the lines in our schedules, we're really starting to feel it. Is that a good thing?
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
11.03.2019

How to Build the Perfect Workspace (Ep. 254)

If you have to work, you'll have to do it somewhere. Why not make it somewhere good? Here's how to build a great place to get things done.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
4.03.2019

5 Questions: Instruments, Skill Overload, and Imposter Syndrome (Ep. 253)

In this 5 questions episode, we talk about starting instruments after childhood, remembering old skills, dealing with imposter syndrome at work, and more.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
25.02.2019

Thomas' Evernote Reorganization Project (Ep. 252)

After some effort spent reorganizing his digital information system, Thomas finally updates his Evernote setup to keep things manageable.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
18.02.2019

6 Powerful Quotes That Changed Our Mindsets (Ep. 251)

Sometimes, you just need to hear the right words for an idea to really make sense. We talk about some of our favorite quotes and what they mean to us.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
11.02.2019

The Search for the Ultimate Note-Taking App (Ep. 250)

We have a conversation about note-taking apps. Which ones have we tried? What strengths do they have compared to the others? What do we need them to do?
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
4.02.2019

What Quitting Video Games for a Month Did to My Brain (Ep. 249)

Lifelong gamer and Nintendo fanboy Martin started this year with the unthinkable: an entire month without video games. We talk about what he learned.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
28.01.2019

Buying vs. Renting a Home: What's the Smartest Choice? (Ep. 248)

Apparently, most of us want to live somewhere at some point. But before we can worry about moving boxes and bubble wrap, we have to decide: buy or rent?
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
21.01.2019

Can We Do Anything About Burnout? (Ep. 247)

With so many obligations and to-do lists hanging over our heads, it's easy to fall victim to burnout. Can we escape it, or is this just how it has to be?
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
14.01.2019

5 Questions: Lectures, Audiobooks, and Remembering What You Read (Ep. 246)

In this 5 questions episode, we talk about recording lectures, getting the most from audiobooks, remembering what you read, and more.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
7.01.2019

How to Turn Your New Year's Resolutions into New Year's Results (Ep. 245)

New Year's resolutions are a noble concept, but they tend to have a pretty terrible success rate. We talk about implementing and sticking to new goals.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
31.12.2018

Martin and Thomas' 2018 Year in Review (Ep. 244)

The new year is upon us, and before we let it this one slip through our fingertips we thought we'd give it one final look. Join us while we wrap up 2018.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
24.12.2018

How to Never Have Friends and Be Alone Forever (Ep. 243)

If you'd like to give up on friendship for good, this is for you. Of course, you could ignore this advice and make friends instead, but who would want that?
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
17.12.2018

5 Questions: Personal Branding, Depression, and Speaking Like a Native (Ep. 242)

In this 5 questions episode, we're talking about budgeting without an income, maintaining a mastermind group, staying productive while depressed, and more.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
10.12.2018

Thomas' Ninja Warrior Training Routine (Ep. 241)

Push-ups aren't going to cut it here. We talk about how Thomas has been switching up his exercise routine to try out for American Ninja Warrior.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
3.12.2018

How to Be More Like Leonardo da Vinci (Ep. 240)

Have you ever wanted to be good at everything? Well, you're not alone. We talk about what we can learn from archetypal renaissance man Leonardo da Vinci.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
26.11.2018

Our Favorite Life-Improving Purchases Under $50 (Ep. 239)

Not everything worth getting has to cost a lot. Here are some of our favorite reasonably-priced upgrades to improve your life without breaking the bank.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
19.11.2018

How to Get Out of Debt as Fast as Possible (Ep. 238)

Debt isn't always a bad thing, but it certainly doesn't feel good when you have too much of it. We talk about how to get out of unwanted debt faster.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
12.11.2018

5 Questions: Breakups, Skill-Building, and Sticking to Your Goals (Ep. 237)

In this 5 questions episode, we're talking about breakups, schedules, letters of recommendation, skill-building, and staying consistent with your goals.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
5.11.2018

The Video Game Episode (Ep. 236)

Can you be productive and still play video games? We talk about how we play games without sacrificing success, along with a few of our favorites.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
29.10.2018

How to Fix Your Spending Problem (Ep. 235)

Cash rules everything around me, so I probably shouldn't spend it all. We talk about a few ways to slow down your spending.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
22.10.2018

How to Achieve Work-Life Balance (Ep. 234)

Between jobs, classes, and the quest for a fulfilling personal life, things can get overwhelming. We talk about how to find a better work-life balance.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
15.10.2018

Career Fairs and Networking Events (Ep. 233)

If you're looking to build a career, you'll probably need to talk to someone. Here's how to put your best foot forward at career fairs and everywhere else.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
8.10.2018

How to Get Really Good at Photography (Ep. 232)

If you've ever wanted to take your Instagram posts to the next level, this episode is for you. We talk about how and why to learn the art of photography.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
1.10.2018

How to Improve Your Fitness — Without Going to the Gym (Ep. 231)

Fun fact: people were fit long before we invented bench pressing or treadmills. We talk about how to ditch the gym without giving up your health.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
24.09.2018

5 Questions: Grades, Credit Cards, and Working While Exhausted (Ep. 230)

In this 5 questions episode, we talk about our grades, credit cards, being present-minded, working for free, and working while exhausted.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
17.09.2018

3 Things Martin Learned Almost Dying on a Mountain Bike (Ep. 229)

Sometimes we need something unexpected to come and shake up our perspective. We talk about a few life lessons after a close call on a mountain bike.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
10.09.2018

Thomas' Top 10 Favorite Podcasts (Ep. 228)

As it turns out, we're not the only podcast out there. Here are ten of Thomas' favorites.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
3.09.2018

5 Questions: Bad at Math, Choosing Goals, and Relationship Productivity (Ep. 227)

We talk about choosing which goal to work on next, building a habit when your significant other doesn't want to, dealing with math fears, and more in this five questions episode.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
27.08.2018

The Hedonic Treadmill (Ep. 226)

Have you ever noticed that as some things in life get better or worse, your overall happiness doesn't change much? Well, you're not alone. It might just be the hedonic treadmill.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
20.08.2018

How Much Owning a Home Will ACTUALLY Cost You (Ep. 225)

Buying a home is already a big enough decision. You don't want to be surprised the first time you see the bill. We talk about the real cost of owning a house.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author
13.08.2018

How to Grow Your Social Media Following (Ep. 224)

Social media doesn't appear to be going away anytime soon. In this episode, we're talking about how to grow your following so you can make the most of it.
Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme author