Posts by: Samujjal Purkayastha

Budgeting your finances is one of the most annoying yet important tasks for a college student. Keeping track of all your receipts manually and putting them all in a piece of paper or even an excel spreadsheet isn’t our favorite thing to do, even for the “organized types” amongst us. Here’s where Mint.com comes in, [...]

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At the beginning of last semester I wrote about RescueTime (http://sites.tufts.edu/atfellows/2012/10/16/tech-tuesday-rescuetime/), an invaluable tool to help you analyze what exactly do you spent the most time doing while on your computer. Now that you know where your time is wasted, what can you do to ensure that your time is utilized productively in getting [...]

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With the semester coming to an end, you have perhaps started planning for the winter break whenever you get time between study sessions. If you are like me, your idea for a perfect break is probably relaxing at home, finishing all five seasons of Breaking Bad. But thanks to the internet though, end of the [...]

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Google has become more than just a web search engine, especially for the average college student. It has become our primary research tool and even a calculator for simple arithmetic operations. However, Google was never meant to be used for anything that involved fetching and working with huge datasets or perform any advanced mathematical operations.

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Perhaps the most valuable result of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it ought to be done, whether you like it or not. – Walter Bagehot

Out of all that we are tested on in college, one skill that we are continuously tested on but [...]

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