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5 Tips for Choosing an Undergraduate Major

Whether you are entering college directly from high school or returning to complete an undergraduate degree after a long break, the cost may surprise you. There are many factors that can affect the total cost of higher education, but one that you can control is choosing a major and sticking to the degree plan, as […]

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4 Tips for Choosing Your College Major

Maybe you’re headed off to college next year. Maybe you’re already in college, and your advisor is pressuring you to declare. Whatever your reasons for thinking about majors, it’s a big decision that you shouldn’t take lightly, so it’s good that you’re giving it due attention and consideration. Here are just a few things to […]

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Advice on How to Choose the Right College Courses

You have to make a decision about what subjects to study at college when you’re still young, with very little experience and as you are only just entering the adult world. Some people have a clear idea of what they want to do when they leave college from a very young age and know exactly […]

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5 Important Benefits of Private Tutoring for Students

There are several reasons why parents choose tutoring for their children. Some parents usually feel they are unable to assist their kids with schoolwork. Others usually find that their children are more receptive to handle school struggles with the help of another person. Tutoring is important for children because it can help to boost confidence, […]

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Effective Ways to Improve Your Team’s Motivation at College

Sports and group activities are a vital aspect of the college experience. Whether you are on the volleyball team, intramural Rugby team, on the speech team, or a group assigned a project, working together for a common goal teaches valuable life lessons and experience that can’t be taught in a classroom or book. But, there […]

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5 Ways to Make Studying More Productive

Have you ever found yourself studying and noticed you’ve been staring at the same page for the past hour? This can sometimes be the case when you’re losing concentration, becoming easily distracted or simply getting bored of studying. If it often feels like nothing is sticking and you’re wasting time when you’re studying, then you […]