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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 […]

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Study Tips for College Students

You might think that because you have graduated high school, you have a pretty good grasp of how to study effectively. However, when you go to college, you will no longer be living with your parents or guardians, and thus you will not have anyone standing over you and making you put in the long […]

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4 Online Higher Education Opportunities for Military Veterans

Military veterans have done great things for the citizens of the United States. That’s why they deserve only the best after they’ve completed their service. Starting a new career, however, can sometimes be difficult at first. Getting a higher education can only make things a lot easier. Fortunately, there are quite a few higher education […]

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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 […]