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

By Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme

Thomas Frank and Martin Boehme from College Info Geek dive into 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.

  1. 1.
    How to Give a Killer Speech (Ep. 212)21 May 2018
    1:20:38
  2. 2.
    5 Questions: Social Media, Pets, and How to Choose a Foreign Language (Ep. 211)14 May 2018
    59:06
  3. 3.
    How to Be Good at Everything — The Rapid Skill Learning Process (Ep. 210)7 May 2018
    53:18
  4. 4.
    How to Write a Great Resume and Cover Letter (Ep. 209)30 April 2018
    55:14
  5. 5.
    Morning Routines (Ep. 208)23 April 2018
    54:22
  6. 6.
    How to Get Into Tea (Ep. 207)16 April 2018
    56:06
  7. 7.
    Moving Out of Your Mom's Basement: How to Live Independently (Ep. 206)9 April 2018
    1:06:20
  8. 8.
    How to Buy Your First House, Pt. 1: The Research Process (Ep. 205)2 April 2018
    1:25:22
  1. 9.
    A 12-Step Exam Prep Checklist (Ep. 204)26 March 2018
    1:07:29
  2. 10.
    How to Find a Mentor (Ep. 203)19 March 2018
    47:41
  3. 11.
    The Dip: How to Know When to Quit (Ep. 202)12 March 2018
    58:37
  4. 12.
    5 Questions: Study Music, New Connections, and Winter Productivity (Ep. 201)5 March 2018
    51:12
  5. 13.
    How to Plan Out Your Year (Ep. 200)26 February 2018
    49:17
  6. 14.
    Weapons of Influence #6: Scarcity (Ep. 199)19 February 2018
    56:07
  7. 15.
    14 Ways to Spend Your Time in College (Ep. 198)12 February 2018
    1:07:41
  8. 16.
    Weapons of Influence #5: Authority (Ep. 197)5 February 2018
    53:51
  9. 17.
    5 Questions: Audio vs. Paper Books, iPad Pro for Students, and Motivation Tactics (Ep. 196)29 January 2018
    57:07
  10. 18.
    Weapons of Influence #4: Liking (Ep. 195)22 January 2018
    1:04:39
  11. 19.
    How to Automate Your Life (Ep. 194)15 January 2018
    1:06:17
  12. 20.
    Weapons of Influence #3: Social Proof (Ep. 193)8 January 2018
    1:07:06
  13. 21.
    How to Get Better at Cooking (Ep. 192)1 January 2018
    1:20:50
  14. 22.
    Martin and Thomas' 2017 Year in Review (Ep. 191)25 December 2017
    1:15:56
  15. 23.
    The Nuts and Bolts of Running Your Own Business (Ep. 190)18 December 2017
    1:03:20
  16. 24.
    Weapons of Influence #2: Commitment and Consistency (Ep. 189)11 December 2017
    1:09:47
  17. 25.
    Do You Even Meditate? (Ep. 188)4 December 2017
    1:07:23
  18. 26.
    How to Not Get Hacked: 9 Tips for Securing Your Digital Life (Ep. 187)27 November 2017
    1:05:36
  19. 27.
    Weapons of Influence #1: Reciprocation (Ep. 186)20 November 2017
    1:10:48
  20. 28.
    How to Get Hired: A Look Inside the Decision Maker's Head (Ep. 185)13 November 2017
    1:00:49
  21. 29.
    5 Questions: Video Games, Language Learning, and Thinking Out Loud (Ep. 184)6 November 2017
    58:21
  22. 30.
    How to Crush Job Interviews (Ep. 183)30 October 2017
    1:07:35
  23. 31.
    How to Learn a Foreign Language Independently (Ep. 182)23 October 2017
    1:16:58
  24. 32.
    Social Skills: How to Be Confident in Social Situations (Ep. 181)16 October 2017
    1:30:48
  25. 33.
    What Are the Alternatives to College? (Ep. 180)9 October 2017
    53:43
  26. 34.
    5 Questions: Extrinsic vs. Intrinsic Rewards, Alarm Clocks and Social Media (Ep. 179)2 October 2017
    46:05
  27. 35.
    How to Go from Merely Good to Truly Great (Ep. 178)25 September 2017
    1:06:33
  28. 36.
    How to Be a Good Significant Other (Ep. 177)18 September 2017
    1:23:53
  29. 37.
    How to Actually Use Productivity Tips and Improve Your Life (Ep. 176)11 September 2017
    1:04:42
  30. 38.
    10 Essential Life Skills That Every Student Should Have (Ep. 175)4 September 2017
    1:30:02
  31. 39.
    How to Budget Your Money Without Cutting Coffee (Ep. 174)28 August 2017
    1:26:43
  32. 40.
    5 Questions: Early Networking, Cold Showers, and Morning Routines (Ep. 173)21 August 2017
    1:01:24
  33. 41.
    How to Go into a New Semester More Prepared Than Batman (Ep. 172)16 August 2017
    1:13:44
  34. 42.
    Essentialism: How to Do More by Doing Less (Ep. 171)8 August 2017
    1:09:24
  35. 43.
    How to Boost Your Happiness and Hirability with Extracurriculars (Ep. 170)31 July 2017
    56:30
  36. 44.
    Our Favorite Fiction and Why We Read It (Ep. 169)24 July 2017
    1:13:47
  37. 45.
    A Crash Course on How to Start Investing (Even If You're in Debt) (Ep. 168)17 July 2017
    1:12:39
  38. 46.
    The Procrastination Equation: An In-Depth Breakdown (Ep. 167)10 July 2017
    1:02:19
  39. 47.
    Lessons from The Personal MBA (Ep. 166)3 July 2017
    1:12:51
  40. 48.
    How to Balance Work and School (Ep. 165)26 June 2017
    37:10
  41. 49.
    How to Start Freelancing and Land Your First Client (Ep. 164)19 June 2017
    1:14:23
  42. 50.
    When to Change Your Major (Ep. 163)12 June 2017
    54:23
  43. 51.
    How to Make the Most of Your Language Class (Ep. 162)5 June 2017
    53:08
  44. 52.
    The War of Art (Ep. 161)30 May 2017
    43:27
  45. 53.
    5 Questions: Lazy Days, Networking Events, and Productive Group Work (Ep. 160)22 May 2017
    32:02
  46. 54.
    How to Become a Filmmaker (Ep. 159)15 May 2017
    1:03:01
  47. 55.
    How to Create an Exercise Routine... and Stick to It (Ep. 158)8 May 2017
    1:06:23
  48. 56.
    How to Build a Good Relationship With Your Professor (Ep. 157)1 May 2017
    49:05
  49. 57.
    How to Pay Off Student Debt Like a Guru Ninja Rockstar (Ep. 156)26 April 2017
    47:05
  50. 58.
    The Productivity Project (Ep. 155)17 April 2017
    51:37
  51. 59.
    Moving to a New City (Ep. 154)10 April 2017
    59:22
  52. 60.
    How to Live With Roommates Without Losing Your Mind (Ep. 153)3 April 2017
    48:34
  53. 61.
    How to Take Good Notes from Books (Ep. 152)27 March 2017
    33:45
  54. 62.
    Mixing Paper and Digital Note-Taking Systems (Ep. 151)20 March 2017
    38:24
  55. 63.
    What to Do If You're Always Tired (Ep. 150)13 March 2017
    28:26
  56. 64.
    Do You Have to Be an Expert to Start a Blog? (Ep. 149)6 March 2017
    39:27
  57. 65.
    How to Promote Yourself Without Bragging (Ep. 148)27 February 2017
    39:09
  58. 66.
    Should You Take an Unpaid Internship? (Ep. 147)20 February 2017
    36:57
  59. 67.
    The Art of the Phone Interview (Ep. 146)13 February 2017
    29:59
  60. 68.
    How to Choose Where to Live After College (Ep. 145)6 February 2017
    34:45
  61. 69.
    5 Questions on Starting Your Own Business (Ep. 144)30 January 2017
    39:17
  62. 70.
    Should You Pay Attention to Lectures? (Ep. 143)23 January 2017
    36:42
  63. 71.
    How to Keep Track of What You Study (Ep. 142)16 January 2017
    41:44
  64. 72.
    Staying Productive When You're Sick (Ep. 141)9 January 2017
    30:58
  65. 73.
    What We Learned from Reading "Deep Work" (Ep. 140)3 January 2017
    57:21
  66. 74.
    How to Introduce Yourself Without Sounding Boring (Ep. 139)26 December 2016
    34:08
  67. 75.
    How to Make Time for Creativity (Ep. 138)19 December 2016
    33:57
  68. 76.
    Thinking Quickly Under Pressure (Ep. 137)12 December 2016
    31:15
  69. 77.
    The Secret To Being an Articulate Speaker (Narration)6 December 2016
    10:37
  70. 78.
    How to Build Your Vocabulary (Ep. 136)5 December 2016
    30:55
  71. 79.
    Inbox Zero (Ep. 135)28 November 2016
    41:28
  72. 80.
    How to Build a YouTube Channel (Ep. 134)21 November 2016
    1:01:43
  73. 81.
    How to Start Your Own Podcast (Ep. 133)14 November 2016
    52:24
  74. 82.
    How to Study Math and Science Effectively (Ep. 132)7 November 2016
    41:28
  75. 83.
    7 Ways to Calm Your Nerves When You're Meeting New People (Narration)1 November 2016
    12:21
  76. 84.
    Career Pivots, Networking, and Life Experiments (Ep. 131)1 November 2016
    38:07
  77. 85.
    Why the Idea of “Learning Styles” is Wrong (Narration)25 October 2016
    12:58
  78. 86.
    University Q&A - Another Chat with My Friends Simon and Jamie (Ep. 130)24 October 2016
    1:36:17
  79. 87.
    How to Land Your Dream Internship (Ep. 129)17 October 2016
    1:09:53
  80. 88.
    How to Upgrade Your Wardrobe and Dress Better (Ep. 128)10 October 2016
    56:35
  81. 89.
    5 Questions: Motivation Management, Sketchy Websites, and Why We Read Nonfiction (Ep. 127)3 October 2016
    1:05:49
  82. 90.
    Why You Shouldn’t Let Your College Major Define You (Narration)28 September 2016
    9:20
  83. 91.
    Self-Awareness: A Crucial Skill for Finding Work You Love (Ep. 126)26 September 2016
    1:07:28
  84. 92.
    So You Want to Start Your Own Blog (Ep. 125)20 September 2016
    1:12:22
  85. 93.
    The Science Behind Getting Better Sleep (Ep. 124)12 September 2016
    57:09
  86. 94.
    Skill Building, Project Planning, and DIY (Ep. 123)6 September 2016
    56:20
  87. 95.
    5 Questions: Unambitious Friends, Money Saving Strategies, & the Pomodoro Technique (Ep. 122)30 August 2016
    1:03:27
  88. 96.
    Our Habits, Routines, and Motivation Strategies (Ep. 121)23 August 2016
    58:28
  89. 97.
    Inside Our Productivity Systems (Ep. 120)11 August 2016
    55:46
  90. 98.
    Stress Strategy: How to Use Stress to Your Advantage (Ep. 119)4 August 2016
    1:27:28
  91. 99.
    Cultivate Creativity to Study Better and Dominate Assignments (Narration)1 August 2016
    14:39
  92. 100.
    5 Questions: Most Valuable Life Skills, Class Selection Strategy, & Switching Majors (Ep. 118)25 July 2016
    1:08:05
  93. 101.
    The Happiness Equation (Ep. 117)18 July 2016
    57:12
  94. 102.
    How to Stand Out If You Have a Low GPA (Ep. 116)11 July 2016
    1:04:33
  95. 103.
    How to Make a Comeback and Save Your Grades (Ep. 115)5 July 2016
    46:03
  96. 104.
    Achievement Addiction (Narration)28 June 2016
    13:58
  97. 105.
    What It Takes to Open a Coffee Shop (Ep. 114)27 June 2016
    1:02:50
  98. 106.
    How to Persuade People to Support Your Ideas (Ep. 113) 20 June 2016
    43:59
  99. 107.
    5 Questions: Productive Breaks, Avoiding Multitasking, & Intimidating Professors (Ep. 112)13 June 2016
    1:06:31
  100. 108.
    How to Write a Winning College Application Essay (Narration)7 June 2016
    19:02
  101. 109.
    The Path to College, Pt. 3: Becoming College-Ready (Ep. 111)6 June 2016
    1:49:33
  102. 110.
    Why Taking Breaks Will Boost Your Productivity (Narration)1 June 2016
    16:01
  103. 111.
    The Path to College, Pt. 2: Paying for It (Ep. 110)31 May 2016
    1:46:15
  104. 112.
    The Path to College, Pt. 1: Getting Accepted (Ep. 109)22 May 2016
    1:08:21
  105. 113.
    Life at the 900-Year-Old University (Ep. 108)16 May 2016
    1:44:49
  106. 114.
    Philosophy and Love and Stuff (Ep. 107)9 May 2016
    1:08:15
  107. 115.
    How to Learn to Code (Ep. 106)2 May 2016
    1:16:39
  108. 116.
    How Exercise Improves Your Brain (Ep. 105)25 April 2016
    43:36
  109. 117.
    A Giant Boatload of Final Exam Tips (Ep. 104)18 April 2016
    1:16:36
  110. 118.
    Eating Cheaply, Healthily, and Quickly (Ep. 103)11 April 2016
    59:53
  111. 119.
    How to Become a Published Author (Ep. 102)4 April 2016
    59:51
  112. 120.
    How the Heck Do I Study Abroad? (Ep. 101)28 March 2016
    1:08:30
  113. 121.
    Deep Work: How to Focus and Resist Distractions (Ep. 100)18 March 2016
    1:04:43
  114. 122.
    Learned Helplessness (Ep. 99)16 March 2016
    1:14:40
  115. 123.
    5 Questions: Making Studying Fun, Unlearning Bad Habits, & Honors Programs (Ep. 98)29 February 2016
    1:09:33
  116. 124.
    How to Build a Freelance Career as a Student (Ep. 97)21 February 2016
    56:46
  117. 125.
    9 Life-Changing Books (Ep. 96)14 February 2016
    1:11:04
  118. 126.
    Quitting Your Job to Work for Yourself (Ep. 95)9 February 2016
    1:22:40
  119. 127.
    What It Takes to Get Into Medical School (Ep. 94)1 February 2016
    50:43
  120. 128.
    Reading Faster: The Science Behind What Works... and What Doesn't (Ep. 93)25 January 2016
    40:41
  121. 129.
    How to Turn Your Life Into a Video Game (Ep. 92)11 January 2016
    1:09:57
  122. 130.
    The Worst Thing You Can Do for Your Productivity (Ep. 91)5 January 2016
    1:17:45
  123. 131.
    How to Pay Off $15,000 in Student Debt... By Living in an RV (Ep. 90)28 December 2015
    40:56
  124. 132.
    Jedi Councils - No Star Wars Spoilers, I Promise (Ep. 89)21 December 2015
    30:44
  125. 133.
    Improving Brain Function Using Music Created by Robots (Ep. 88)14 December 2015
    58:43
  126. 134.
    You Need to Do a Reset (Ep. 87)7 December 2015
    29:38
  127. 135.
    “How Long Should it Take to Get Good at My Job?” (Ep. 86)30 November 2015
    1:52:38
  128. 136.
    Tips for Speeches and Presentations (Ep. 85)23 November 2015
    33:58
  129. 137.
    Grades vs. a “Well-Rounded Education” (Ep. 84)16 November 2015
    42:16
  130. 138.
    How to Deal with Rejection (Ep. 83)2 November 2015
    28:02
  131. 139.
    5 Reader Questions: Dealing with Setbacks, Tiredness, and Dream Job Selection (Ep. 82)26 October 2015
    44:21
  132. 140.
    Morning Routines (Ep. 81)19 October 2015
    55:39
  133. 141.
    The Power of Storytelling in Job Interviews (Ep. 80)12 October 2015
    43:46
  134. 142.
    How to Become an Animator with Alan Becker, Creator of Animator vs. Animation (Ep. 79)5 October 2015
    56:52
  135. 143.
    How to Get Better Test Scores Through Confidence Tracking (Ep. 78)28 September 2015
    39:12
  136. 144.
    How to Become an Adult – An Evening Chat with My Friends Simon and Jamie (Ep. 77)21 September 2015
    1:41:43
  137. 145.
    5 Reader Questions: How I Email Well-Known People, Note-taking, and Relaxation (Ep. 76)14 September 2015
    34:20
  138. 146.
    A Conversation with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan (Ep. 75)8 September 2015
    34:00
  139. 147.
    A Debate on Speed Reading (Ep. 74)31 August 2015
    42:15
  140. 148.
    8 Things I Regret NOT Doing in College (Ep. 73)24 August 2015
    36:40
  141. 149.
    How to Find Mentors – Even if You’re a Freshman (Ep. 72)19 August 2015
    1:01:30
  142. 150.
    Getting Into Grad School and Landing a Job as a Professor (Ep. 71)10 August 2015
    52:37
  143. 151.
    A Master Class on Buying a Car – Part 2 (Ep. 70)3 August 2015
    55:21
  144. 152.
    A Master Class on Buying a Car – Part 1 (Ep. 69)27 July 2015
    1:09:45
  145. 153.
    From Failing Classes to Graduating with Honors (Ep. 68)20 July 2015
    42:21
  146. 154.
    Finding a Part-Time Job in College (Ep. 67)13 July 2015
    44:05
  147. 155.
    Using Credit Cards Wisely and Maximizing Your Credit Score (Ep. 66)29 June 2015
    55:04
  148. 156.
    How I Landed an Internship Without an Interview (Ep. 65)22 June 2015
    31:52
  149. 157.
    Habits and Diminishing Returns (Ep. 64)15 June 2015
    17:19
  150. 158.
    Habit-Building Strategies for Different Personalities with Gretchen Rubin (Ep. 63)8 June 2015
    39:41
  151. 159.
    How I Traveled to Japan on the Cheap (Ep. 62)4 May 2015
    46:33
  152. 160.
    How I Create Videos – Part 2: Editing and Publishing (Ep. 61)27 April 2015
    33:19
  153. 161.
    How I Create Videos – Part 1: Research and Filming (Ep. 60)20 April 2015
    40:58
  154. 162.
    The Best Thing You Can Do For Your Productivity (Ep. 59)13 April 2015
    1:15:30
  155. 163.
    The Nuclear Option for Changing Your Habits (Ep. 58)6 April 2015
    52:22
  156. 164.
    Rationality and Precise Thinking (Ep. 57)30 March 2015
    31:10
  157. 165.
    Inside Habitica – a Tool That Turns Habit-Building Into a Video Game (Ep. 56)23 March 2015
    1:01:24
  158. 166.
    Um… With Adam Clark (Ep. 55)16 March 2015
    1:32:29
  159. 167.
    Earning Two Free Master’s Degrees Through Volunteering (Ep. 54)9 March 2015
    50:20
  160. 168.
    A Day In My Life (Ep. 53)2 March 2015
    34:32
  161. 169.
    In-Depth Salary Negotiation Tactics (Ep. 52)23 February 2015
    59:16
  162. 170.
    Successful Mistakes (Ep. 51)16 February 2015
    48:05
  163. 171.
    A Conversation with Satchell Drakes, One of My Biggest YouTube Inspirations (Ep. 50)9 February 2015
    1:21:26
  164. 172.
    How to Test out of College Courses (Ep. 49)2 February 2015
    50:53
  165. 173.
    How to Read And Learn More Effectively (Ep. 48)26 January 2015
    1:18:29
  166. 174.
    BONUS: The Ultimate Guide to Budgeting in College20 January 2015
    40:45
  167. 175.
    Making Friends And Connections As An Introvert (Ep. 47)19 January 2015
    1:06:00
  168. 176.
    How To Make Community College An Ivy League Experience (Ep. 46)12 January 2015
    1:19:18
  169. 177.
    How I Wrote a 27,000-Word Book – Plus A Huge Announcement (Ep. 45)5 January 2015
    50:34
  170. 178.
    This Dude is Winning at College… (Ep. 44)29 December 2014
    1:01:00
  171. 179.
    Goal-Setting, Grit, and Impossible Lists (Ep. 43)22 December 2014
    1:06:08
  172. 180.
    5 Reader Questions! Making Friends, Budgeting, And Group Projects (Ep. 42)15 December 2014
    47:39
  173. 181.
    Writing Advice And Location-Independent Living (Ep. 41)8 December 2014
    1:06:37
  174. 182.
    Resume Tips From a Hiring Director Who Read 10,000 Resumes (Ep. 40)1 December 2014
    37:09
  175. 183.
    Productivity Hacks with My Friend Mike Vardy of Productivityist (Ep. 39)24 November 2014
    1:17:55
  176. 184.
    Salary Negotiation and Student Loan Payoff Tactics (Ep. 38)17 November 2014
    58:35
  177. 185.
    5 Reader Questions! Heavy Course Loads, Scholarships, And Networking (Ep. 37)10 November 2014
    1:05:47
  178. 186.
    Personal Finance Is Like Space Travel (Ep. 36)3 November 2014
    1:02:46
  179. 187.
    Why “Follow Your Passion” Is Bad Advice With Cal Newport (Ep. 35)27 October 2014
    1:04:58
  180. 188.
    How To Win Scholarships (Ep. 34)20 October 2014
    53:12
  181. 189.
    5 Reader Questions! Study Tips, Bad Professors, And Work Music (Ep. 33)13 October 2014
    1:04:55
  182. 190.
    A Graphic Design Student’s Path – A Chat with My Girlfriend Anna (Ep. 32)5 October 2014
    56:36
  183. 191.
    How To Strengthen Your Mind (Ep. 31)29 September 2014
    1:14:21
  184. 192.
    How To Write A Novel… or a Huge Paper (Ep. 30)22 September 2014
    1:02:54
  185. 193.
    5 Reader Questions! Resume Tips, $100K Salaries, And… Worms? (Ep. 29)15 September 2014
    59:59
  186. 194.
    Getting More Done In Less Time (Ep. 28)3 September 2014
    57:59
  187. 195.
    Being Frugal in College (Ep. 27)15 August 2014
    59:44
  188. 196.
    Study Advice From A Medical Student (Ep. 26)22 July 2014
    1:06:57
  189. 197.
    5 Reader Questions! GPA Advice, Useless Classes, And Hobby Time (Ep. 25)5 July 2014
    1:01:28
  190. 198.
    Building The Skill Of Adaptability In Your Career With Jenny Blake (Ep. 24)26 June 2014
    51:10
  191. 199.
    Becoming A Web Designer Bro (Ep. 23)12 June 2014
    48:07
  192. 200.
    How To Become A Professional Speaker With Grant Baldwin (Ep. 22)19 May 2014
    1:10:06

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