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The Advantages of College Group Projects

The dreaded group project is part of many students’ college coursework. If you spot a group project on your syllabus the first day of class, your immediate reaction is to scan the room for potential partners. Who will pull their weight in a group setting? Who will inevitably let the whole team down? While group […]

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7 Smart Tips For College Students To Nail Your Public Speaking

Syllabus week: an effortless dry run for your upcoming college schedule. Meet your professors, learn whether that $300 textbook is required (they rarely are), and mentally prepare for the semester ahead. But it’s also when the 16-week anxiety cycle officially enters full-swing. Because whether you’re an education, science, or business major, you can’t escape without […]

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How To Create a Productive Study Space

Learning about a challenging subject matter is hard enough on its own. When you add an uncomfortable, distracting environment to the mix, the study process can seem nearly impossible. To make learning the information easier and help you get the grades you’re after, consider implementing these effective tips on how to create a productive study […]

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How to Handle Being Deployed While Still Getting an Education

Did you know that United States military is better educated than the average American? More than 80 percent of military officers hold at least a bachelor’s degree, while just under 30 percent of the general population can say the same. With benefits like better pay and higher rank, it’s no surprise that so many men […]

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How Bullet Journaling Will Make You More Organized

College comes with responsibilities, schedules, and mandates that can’t be compromised. You are constantly given information and deadlines that you have to stick to. Failing to adhere to the information and instructions can lead to one failing a course or a school year. It’s important to follow all the mandates that are required to ensure […]

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4 Secrets for Solving Algebra Word Problems

Algebra! Whether you love it or hate it, you’ve gotta learn it in order for you to pass your class. Not many students truly love the algebra word problems that they come across, but that doesn’t mean these word problems have to be hard to learn. In this article, we’re going to talk through a […]

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The Most Effective Studying Techniques for College Students

Many college students have issues with staying concentrated for the long exam periods and are struggling to find an efficient way to prepare for their exams. The whole process can be very tiring and sometimes you feel like you are not even properly taking in everything that you’re reading. Don’t worry though. These 9 effective, […]

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7 Ways to Adapt Your Study Space

Starting college is a big step in one’s life. For a lot of students, it involves leaving home, living on their own, potentially moving to another city, and being swamped with various school obligations. In the beginning, it can be a big change and some individuals find it hard to get accustomed to their new […]