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Shovel Study Planner Is Now Free

Shovel is free. Every feature. Every day. No surprises. The SHOVEL team is made up of a small group of people with a single mission - to make sure college students don't settle for less than their best. We are two dads, each with 3 kids who went to college; a...

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Know What It Takes For The ‘A’

One of the scariest things to a new college kid is the sheer volume of work that needs to get done. You pick up your stuff and your stress level is already going up. You have to read it AND understand it. Not having enough time is bad enough, but having too much to do with no time makes it even worse.
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Thanks To Everyone

Thanks to everyone for your comments.  Again, my sincere apologies for lack of follow up with each of you on your comments.  I am deep into a college related project that I think everyone is going to find very useful.  I do have this site high on my list to...

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Appreciate Your Patience!

I want to apologize to all of my site visitors for my delay in updating the site.  I have several companies and many projects that I'm involved in and have just not been able to get a new site done when I thought I would.  It is high on my priority list as I have a...

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New Site Coming Soon!

OK, I'll admit it - this site needs a change.  A new one is coming in time for the next school year.  It will be better organized, with more content, with a bright, clean new look.  Stay tuned. My daughter will be a senior at Boston University and my son will be a...

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Delay. The #1 Problem

Don't Wait When you calculate the amount of material you need to cover each day for each class, you may be surprised just how little it really is.  Usually always under 10 pages per day - or 70 pages per week. The temptation will be great to delay your reading,...

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