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How to Increase Your Productivity
How to Increase Your Productivity

As a college student, one of the most valuable assets you can have is knowing how to be productive. Soon after starting college, you’ll begin to experience the rush of assignments, studying, conducting research and reading. Each one challenging your productivity. Productivity is a learning process and here’s some ways to get started: Specify Your Workspace The place you will [...]

Getting Organized
Getting Organized

Getting organized is just one of those things which is much easier said than done. Sit down with a piece of paper and list all of the time wasted on organizational issues. Maybe you spend 20 minutes a week searching for the remote. That’s 1,040 minutes or 17.3 hours! Continue this same pattern for 10 years and you have just [...]

Tools for Determining a College’s Ranking
Tools for Determining a College’s Ranking

There’s a big difference between a mediocre college and an excellent one. A difference you will hopefully never had to find out on your own. With so many options to chose from and literature to read, you have to rely on the experts to get down the nitty gritty for all the details of those things which are just not [...]

Tips for the College Freshman
Tips for the College Freshman

You’ve already opened the mailbox, opened your acceptance letter and have envisioned all of the fun you’re going to have, the classes you’re going to ace and the diploma you’re going to get… Hold on a minute…you still haven’t even started your freshman year!! It’s pretty easy to get carried away in all of the excitement when you’ve been waiting [...]

Buying a New Computer for College
Buying a New Computer for College

Not only is a computer needed in college but these days its nearly impossible to complete college assignments without one. The next big question is how does one go about deciding which type of computer, with what kind of specifications is needed. Here’s a comprehensive overview of the various components of a computer and what each one does. Based on [...]

Understanding College Degrees
Understanding College Degrees

College is a rewarding opportunity to change your life and begin working towards a better tomorrow. As you start your college search, you may find find yourself stumped with making a decision about the type of degree you want and how long you want to stay in college for. Choosing the right degree will be dependent on the goals you [...]

Five Ways to Reduce Test Taking Stress
Five Ways to Reduce Test Taking Stress

When it comes to taking tests, everybody gets stressed. That makes sense, after all – tests are not only tough, but depending on what you are doing and what your goals are regarding your tests, they may be very, very important for your future and your life. But how do you avoid that test-taking stress, anyways? And what can you [...]

5 Reasons to Choose a Career in Nursing
5 Reasons to Choose a Career in Nursing

Choosing a career can be difficult. There are numerous factors which contribute to the decision of the career and education you will choose. Will I make enough money to pay my bills and pay off my student loans once I finish my degree? Are there job openings in my area and in other areas, if I decide to move? Will [...]

5 Characteristics of Highly Unsuccessful Students
5 Characteristics of Highly Unsuccessful Students

As students we strive to excel in learning new concepts, turning our assignments in on time and ultimately achieving high grades and scores. Would you consider yourself to be a successful student? One could describe a successful student as being a person who has the ability to make all these things happen while engaging in classroom discussions and learning the information taught. [...]

Maximizing Instructor Feedback
Maximizing Instructor Feedback

Instructor feedback is perhaps one of the most useful ways to develop and improve your skills during your time in college. It acts as a stepping stone. With each successful mastery of a lacking skill, you gain the skills and knowledge you will need to be a master of your skills. As you read through your feedback, search for key [...]