Academic Life

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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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How the FAFSA Works

Looking for a college, applying, and getting in is complicated enough. But throw the FAFSA on top of that, and you’ve got a recipe for a serious headache. The FAFSA, which stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid, is a form which college students in the United States can fill out in order to Read more…

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7 Tools to Improve Your Productivity As a Student

When our brains get overwhelmed by everything we have to do in college, they have a tendency to shut down. You can’t afford for your brain to take a vacation – you need it to finish all of your work. A little organization and structure will go a long way in keeping you productive. With Read more…

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How the latest edu tech can help you get a tutor in seconds

Tutoring is a widespread profession that spans through generations; however, it has nearly gone extinct now that technology has taken over the lead. With the advent of the internet, online tutoring is gaining momentum. The latest edu tech we now have available can help anyone get a competent tutor in seconds. Teaching a course online Read more…

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