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A Breath of Fresh Air: How to Stay Active Whilst Studying

You’re a few months into your first year at college, the workload has picked up and you find yourself spending all your time either in lecture room, the library or in your dorm studying. It’s easy to imagine and hard to avoid. In the winter months especially, when days are shorter and temperatures colder, it’s […]

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Savvy Study Skills for College Students

Whether you’re starting your first semester of college or returning for another year, you’ve probably spent some time thinking about how to succeed in your classes. There are many different approaches to studying — our minds learn so differently that there couldn’t possibly be a one-way-fits-all method. Therefore, it can take some trial and error […]

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No More Decisions! 5 Tricks to Help You Pick the Right Major

Deciding on a career is something that haunts and causes anxiety for a large portion of graduating high schoolers and college freshman. College is a big investment of time and money, so the experience needs to be worth the investment. Here are five tricks and tips to help you pick the right major. Wait Until […]

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5 Tips for Acing a Nutritional Studies Degree

Since the 1980s, the United States has undergone an increasing move towards developing personal health and fitness. While early iterations seemed little more than a fad, taking supplements, tracking calories, or having a gym membership is no longer just within the purview of fitness fanatics. While dietary apps, health and fitness blogs, and other resources […]

Back to School: Is an Associate Degree Enough?

With the rising costs of earning a degree, or going into debt it the process, more people are beginning to question the value of earning a degree. This is especially true for adults who have reliable jobs with only a high school diploma. Why spend so much time and money for the chance to earn […]

Benefits of Hiring A Professional To Write Your Research Paper

Throughout your entire educational career, you are going to be required to write several different research papers. As your education level increases, the papers will become lengthier, more comprehensive, and overall more time consuming. Students in today’s world are busier than ever in their social and academic lives. They often have trouble finding the time […]

Creative Ways to Help You Fall in Love with Reading

Heading off to college equates to a long reading list in Language Arts, Humanities and Philosophy courses. You may find yourself immersing in Dickens, Kant and Hemingway all in the same week. If you’re not an avid book-lover those reading assignments—combined with juggling multiple chapters of authors at once—may bog down your brain. Take some […]