Academic Life

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Ultimate Feng Shui Guide For Your Dorm Room

Are you feeling unproductive and unmotivated when in your dorm room? Even for people who have never heard of feng shui, the idea that a person’s state of mind is reflected in their living space (or vice versa) seems pretty intuitive. So, studying in a clean and organized room will surely make you feel more Read more…

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Party Campus: Tips to Stay Smart and Safe

Living on campus might fill new students with a sense of false security. Of course, you assume the campus is a safe and secure place, but even so, reports surface every year about students on campuses being subjected to robberies, burglaries, attacks, stalking, and drunk driving accidents. The threat of a dangerous situation might be Read more…

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5 Embarrassing Ways to Ruin Your Awesome Essay

What’s your first thought when a professor asks you to write an essay? With reactions of all kinds possible, only two perfectly reflect a student’s state at this moment: it’s either “Kill me, please!” or “Great! I’m gonna write my best essay ever!” Academic writing often promotes anxiety in students. Some hate such tasks and Read more…

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Education Outside the Classroom: Will Coworking Spaces Be the Future?

Education has been the driving force behind every progress ever made, but what drives education forward? Is it affected by the changes constantly happening in the world of tech, psychology, and other sciences? Of course it is. We often see how tech advancements are implemented in schools and colleges. Still, there is one question lingering Read more…

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Don’t Attempt to Cram all Your Studying into One Session

The most stressful time for any student is, of course, the exam period. Simply trying to pass an exam or score a good grade, while struggling to get all your other activities completed is extremely frustrating. The fact that there never seems to be enough time for everything just makes things more difficult. Students usually Read more…

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Why Every Weekend Should Be A 3-Day Weekend, According To Science

A carefully crafted class schedule is vital to a great college experience. If you overload yourself, you will be struggling to keep your head above water the whole semester. Too few classes and you’ll be in college so long you’ll spend the rest of your life paying off student loans. Just like in the corporate Read more…

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Light in the Study: Why Having a Well Lit Study Room is Important for You

Your college finals are almost here and you will probably have to pull several all-nighters in order to survive the semester. However, even though you might be desperate, you shouldn’t study in a poorly lit room. Designate a room for your studying sessions, but remember to let the light inside. Lighting in your study room Read more…

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Five good pieces of advice that college students may never hear

The moment you announce you got into college, everyone will start bombarding you with memories of their own student days. But even though you will receive all kinds of advice, there are certain things that people will always forget to mention. Here are five tips you are not likely to hear, but should know. 1) Read more…

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3 Vital Professionals Students Need (and Can Become)

School is more than a launchpad to a job or more school. School is fertile ground for students to explore careers through professionals who help them every day. The National Center for Education Statistics reports student enrollment in higher education programs has increased dramatically since the start of the century. With students of all backgrounds Read more…

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What College Students Should Know About Plagiarism

Most college-level courses require a formal paper, whether it is a term paper or a weekly learning objectives essay. Beyond the basic structures and formats of essay writing, students have a responsibility of honesty in their writing. Plagiarism includes copying an entire paper, but something as little as a four- or five-word phrase can be Read more…

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