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Meet Jonathan: StudyBlue Ambassador from San Antonio, Texas

Meet Jonathan, a student at the University of Texas at San Antonio from San Antonio, Texas.

What do you love about your school and what is your major?

I love this university because of the good vibe around campus. It’s a very lively environment filled with different types of people that want to get to know each other. I am currently a Biology major. I chose this major because of a dental program that I want to apply for in the spring. This program would allow me to enroll into dental school a year early. However, the catch is to major in Biology. Owning my own business has been a dream for a while and becoming a dentist would satisfy that dream.

What is your favorite activity to do outside of school?

My favorite activity outside of school is to honestly hang out with friends. I don’t like a boring lifestyle. I like to meet new people and try new things. After graduation, I see myself in a career in providing a service to others. Whether that may be dentistry or not, helping other people is something that I am good at.

How much time do you spend on your mobile device?

On average, I spend more than 6 hours on a mobile device. I use it for school and leisure. My favorite apps would have to be Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, StudyBlue, and Notability. I use technology for studying about 90% of the time, or about 4 hours a day. All my notes are electronic so I rarely use notebooks (except for the rare professor who still hates electronics).

How do you incorporate StudyBlue into your study routine?

I incorporate StudyBlue into my weekly routine by studying the flashcards for biology and history. I read them over maybe three times a week and even more the week of a test. My favorite feature of StudyBlue would have to be the ability to use other’s flashcards. There are instances when I do not have time to create my own, so I search under class materials and I get to studying.

Any advice for students preparing for exams?

My advice for students preparing for exams is to prepare well in advance. Spread the work over a period of time so that you are less stressed the night before. The night before the test should just be a quick recap.

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About the Author

Erin is a Student Relations Intern at StudyBlue and a student at UW Madison. She interacts with students and encourages them to seek and apply new ideas to their life to ensure they succeed both inside the classroom and out of it. She is happy to respond to any questions or comments from students or educators seeking a student's perspective.

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